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Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington, D.C., United States

Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington, D.C., United States, located at 3025 Whitehaven Street NW. View a location map, get driving directions to the Embassy of Sri Lanka, or find information about the address, phone, fax, office hours, official website, Facebook page, Twitter, previous ambassadors, consular services, visa list, and head of mission (HOM).

  • Embassy Address

    3025 Whitehaven Street NW
    Washington, D.C. 20008
    United States
  • Telephone

    (202) 483-4025 / 4026

  • Fax

    (202) 232-2329

  • Email

    [email protected]

  • Office Hours

    Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location Map

Location map of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington, D.C., United States

Website

Office website

Social Media

Services

The following is a brief listing of services offered at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington, D.C., United States.

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Registration of marriage, birth, and death
  • Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)
  • Authentication of documents

Head of Mission

Mahinda Samarasinghe, Ambassador

Common Visa Types

Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel to Sri Lanka without a visa. The most common types of Sri Lanka visas are the following.

  • Visit visas
    • Tourist visit visa
  • Residence visas
    • Employment category visa
    • Investor category visa
    • Religious category visa
    • Student category visa
  • Business purpose visa
  • Registered Indians covered by the 1954 Indo-Lanka agreement
  • Ex- Sri Lankans and their dependants
  • Family members of a Sri Lankan
  • Diplomatic and official visa
  • My dream home visa programme
  • Resident guest visa programme

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Types of Sri Lankan Passports

Sri Lankan government issues several types of passports including:

Regular Passport: This is the standard passport issued to Sri Lankan citizens for general travel purposes.
Diplomatic Passport: Diplomatic passports are issued to Sri Lankan diplomats and individuals representing the Sri Lankan government on diplomatic missions abroad.
Official Passport: Official passports are issued to Sri Lankan government officials, employees of state institutions, and individuals representing the Sri Lankan government on official business or diplomatic missions.

Emergency Certificate (EC)

An Emergency Certificate (EC) is a one-way travel document issued to Sri Lankan citizens who have lost their passports or have no valid travel documents to return to Sri Lanka on an emergency basis.

Besides Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington, D.C., United States Sri Lanka also has 6 representations in the following cities of United States:


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This page was last edited on 22 April 2024 at 12:48 PM (EST).