Sri Lanka visa requirements for Thais

Travel and visa requirements

Sri Lankan Visa is not required for Thais

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Sri Lanka is officially known as the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. It is one of the countries on the Asian continent with its main city in Colombo.
  • Thailand citizens visiting Sri Lanka can get their visas on arrival at the arriving airport as tourists for a short period of 30 days.
  • Required documents include valid passport for at least 6 months from the date of departure with one passport page for visa stamp, hotel reservations spanning the duration of stay as well as evidence of payment.
  • Sri Lanka is famous for its Ceylon Tea, jewelry, gems and moonstones.
  • The languages spoken in Sri Lanka are Sinhalese and Tamil.
  • The main religion practiced in Sr Lanka is Theravada Buddhists while the other religions include; Hindus, Muslims, and Roman Catholic.
  • The Sri Lankan Rupee is the currency in Sri Lanka with the code LKR and symbol Rs.
  • There is no restriction of foreign currency in Sri Lanka but if the total money exceeds USD15,000, it must be declared to the Sri Lanka customs.
  • All visitors in Sri Lanka are not required to pay any airport tax upon departing from the airport.
  • The climate of Sri Lanka is tropical with both wet and dry seasons.
  • It rains in the Southwestern part of Sri Lanka between May and September while the dry season comes up between December and March.
  • The recommended vaccines for Sri Lanka are hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, rabies, meningitis, polio, chickenpox, shingles, pneumonia, and influenza.
  • Sri Lanka uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type D and Type G.
  • Some of the tourist centers to visit in Sri Lanka include Nine Arch Bridge, Mihintale, Adam's peak, Yala National Park, and Sigiriya Rock Fort.
  • The time zone in Sri Lanka is 5 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time. The country observes no Daylight Saving Time.
  • The operating airlines from Thailand to Sri Lanka are Thai Airways and Sri Lanka Airlines.
  • The time difference between Sri Lanka and Thailand is 2 hours. Thailand is ahead of Sri Lanka.
  • The flight duration from Thailand to Sri Lanka is 3 hours 20 minutes while the distance is 2,372 Km.

Frequently Asked Questions

What natural resources does Sri-Lanka possess?

Sri Lanka is gifted with several natural resources including graphite, mineral sands, limestone, phosphates, and gems.

How can I apply for the Sri Lanka tourist visa?

You can apply for a Sri Lanka's tourist visa by either visiting the Sri Lanka Embassy in Thailand or visiting the official website of Sri Lanka. You'll be required to fill in your personal information and make payment online, afterward, you receive your visa at the arriving airport in Sri Lanka.

How long is the Sri-Lanka tourist visa valid for?

The visa has a validity of 180 days after being acquired and offers a double-entry for a maximum of 30 days.

When is the best time to travel to Sri-Lanka?

The best time to visit Sri Lanka is from December to March.