Collection of Biometrics from Passport Applicants
applying through Sri Lanka Diplomatic Missions Overseas

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As a part of ongoing efforts to strengthen the integrity of the Passport issuance process, the Department of Immigration and Emigration of Sri Lanka has successfully introduced the mandatory collection of biometrics (fingerprints and digital face image) from Passport applicants and Automated Fingerprint Identification (AFIS) since 15th August 2015.

Further, the Department of Immigration and Emigration has now decided to extend the above system for Sri Lankans applying for new Passports via any Sri Lanka Diplomatic Mission overseas with effect from 1st December 2017.

In this context, all Sri Lankans applying for new Passports through Sri Lanka Embassy in Manila with effect from 1st December 2017, will be required to provide their biometric information to the Department of Immigration and Emigration upon their first entry to Sri Lanka after obtaining their new Passports.

The necessary facilities for collection of biometrics are available at the Head Office of the Department of Immigration and Emigration, through its island wide branches and at the Bandaranaike International Airport.

 

Sri Lanka Embassy
Manila
03 November 2017


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The Embassy of Sri Lanka

will be closed on

Tuesday, 31st October  and

  Wednesday, 01st November 2017

in observance of

ALL SAINT’S DAY

 

The Embassy  shall resume work on Thursday, 02 November 2017


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The Embassy of Sri Lanka

will be closed on

Wednesday, 18th October 2017

in account of the celebration of

Deepavali Festival


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Embassy of Sri Lanka

will be closed

on Tuesday, 05th September 2017

in account of the

religious observances on

Binara Full Moon Poya Day


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The Embassy of Sri Lanka

will be closed

on Friday, 01st September 2017

in account of the celebration of 

EID’L ADHA


National Heroes Day

Embassy of Sri Lanka

will be closed

on Monday,  28th August 2017 

 on account of the

 commemoration of the

 National Heroes Day


The Embassy of Sri Lanka

will be closed

on Monday, 21st  August 2017 

 on account of the

commemoration of the

Ninoy Aquino Day


Vacancy Notice

Post of Typist / Clerk (Trade)

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila has a vacancy for the post of Typist / Clerk (Trade)

The candidate should have:

  • Good Public Relations skills
  • Fair knowledge in English Language
  • Good computer literacy
  • Ability to liaise with the Philippine Authorities as well as Sri Lankan Authorities in the sectors of Trade, Investments and Tourism Promotional activities.

Remuneration would be granted according to stipulated scale of salary as per the existing Financial Regulations of the Government of Sri Lanka.

The position will be full time.

The selected candidate should be able to begin work immediately.

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements may submit their resume addressed to Head of Chancery of this Embassy by email: slembmanila@pldtdsl.net, Fax: 812-0126 or cover addressed to:

Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

7th floor No. 150 G.C. Corporate Plaza Building

Legaspi Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City

The applications should reach the Embassy on or before 1st September 2017


Notice on the Period of Operation of the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act No. 05 of 2016

In pursuant to the section four of the above act, the disadvantaged persons who need to recover their immovable property including land due to the thirty year armed conflict in which period they could not claim for their rights are entitled to benefit from this Act within two years period commencing from 26.04.2016. This period is to be expired by 26.04.2018. (ends)

Notice and the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of April 29, 2016 are in annexed. (English, Sinhala and Tamil)

Special Provisions Act, No. 5 of 2016 (English)

Special Provisions Act, No. 5 of 2016 (Sinhala)

Special Provisions Act No. 5 of 2016 (Tamil)


Dear Fellow Sri Lankans,

At any emergency situation arises in the Philippines such as natural calamities, terrorist attacks, etc. following officials of the Embassy can be contacted through the contact details as appeared below;

1.Mrs. Sewwandi De Silva

Second Secretary/Head of Chancery

Mobile: 0947 – 7788890

Telephone: (632) 812-0124 to 25

2. Mrs. Sandeepani Godage

Consular Officer

Mobile: 0927 -5114018

Telephone: (632) 812-0124 to 25

 

Embassy of Sri Lanka

Manila

The Philippines


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The Embassy of Sri Lanka

will be closed on Monday, 26th June 2017

in account of the

celebrations of Ramazan Day


Dear Well-Wishers,

Facilitate the Foreign Donors to assist Flood Victims in Sri Lanka

Further to our announcement under the title of Sri Lanka Appeal for Flood Relief Assistance.

This is to inform you that the General Treasury in Sri Lanka has already opened a bank account at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka in the name of “DST’s Disaster Relief Fund” to collect donations remitted through five foreign currency bank accounts maintained at Sampath Bank, Sri Lanka.

02. Those who are willing to make their donations in foreign currencies are also could remit their donations to one of the following accounts maintained at Sampath Bank, in addition to the Embassy’s account at BDO which was published in the announcement aforementioned.

Type of Foreign Currency Bank Account Number

1

United States Dollar                USD 502960002000

2

United Kingdom Pound           GBP 502961002000

3

Japanese Yen                         JPY 502964002000

4

Australian Dollar                     AUD 502966002000

5

Euro                                      EUR 502969002000

03. In addition, following information regarding cash donations have to be provided to the bank by the respective donor.

i. Name of the Donor :

ii. Address of the Donor :

iii. Account Name                                                       : Disaster Relief Fund – DST

iv. Beneficiary : Government of Sri Lanka                      : Government of Sri Lanka

v. Sampath Bank SWIFT Code                                    : BSAMLKLX

 

Embassy of Sri Lanka,

Manila.

16.06.2017


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Ambassador and Staff of the Embassy wish all Filipinos a happy Independence Day!

The Embassy of Sri Lanka

will be closed on Monday, 12th June 2017

and will resume work on Tuesday, 13th June 2017


Sri Lanka Appeal for Flood Relief Assistance

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Due to heavy monsoon rains, several areas in Sri Lanka have been affected by serious flooding and landslides. According to the Disaster Management Center (DMC), over 156 lives have been lost and more than 108 missing while 503,506 people have been affected. The districts of Kegalle, Rathnapura, Kalutara, Gampaha, Matara, Hambantota, Galle, Matale, Colombo, Kandy, Batticaloa, Nuwara Eliya,Trincomalee, Vavuniya, Mullaitivu have been the worst affected.

The Emergency Response Unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is coordinating rescue and relief measure in consultation with the Government’s Disaster Management Centre. The tri forces, police and relevant government agencies have been deployed to assist the flood victims and provide necessary relief and for search and rescue operations in the affected areas.

The latest updates on the situation can be accessed thru www.dmc.gov.lk .

Sri Lankan expatriate community and well-wisherscan assist in bringing relief to the affected people by making in kind or monetary contributions.

Monetary donations are encouraged, as it is more economical to purchase immediate relief items locally. Please kindly note that the Sri Lanka Government is not in a position to bear the cost of freight for sending in kind reliefitems.

Donations can be made by cash or cheque in Philippine Peso or US Dollars payable to the Sri Lanka Embassy in Manila to which an official receipt will be issued under title “Contributions to Flood Relief”.

Account Details

Name of the Bank          :           BDO – BANCO DE ORO

Address                        :           BDO, G.C. Corporate Plaza Building Branch, Legaspi St. Legaspi Village, Makati City

Account Name               :           The Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of   Sri Lanka

USD Account No           :           1053 400 62326

Peso Account No            :           005 348 010 620

 

Please send an email to slembmanila@pldtdsl.net with payment confirmation to facilitate the issuance of an official receipt.

Your solidarity in this hour of need is greatly appreciated.

 

Thank you.

Sri Lanka Embassy

Manila

Telephone: (02) 812-0124 to 25


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will be closed on Wednesday, 10th May 2017

and

Thursday, 11th May 2017

in account of the celebrations of

Vesak Festival


The Embassy of Sri Lanka

will be closed on

Friday, 28th April 2017 and

  Monday, 01st May 2017

in account of

Special (Non-Working) Day

declared by the Government of the Philippines

and

Labour Day respectively.


The Embassy of Sri Lanka

will be closed

on Thursday, 13th April 2017 and Friday, 14th April 2017

in account of the

Religious Observances of the

 (Maundy Thursday and Good Friday)

and 

Sinhala and Tamil New Year


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Please see information for examination to be held. Details available in

English: http://www.mfa.gov.lk/…/Presi…/English-Gazette2017-03-17.pdf

Sinhala: http://www.mfa.gov.lk/images/stories/PresidentialSec/Sinhala-GazetteS17-03-17.pdf

Tamil: http://www.mfa.gov.lk/images/stories/PresidentialSec/Tamil-Gazette17-03-17.pdf


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The Embassy of Sri Lanka

will be closed

on Friday, 24th February 2017 in account of the

Religious Observances of the

Mahashivarathri Day


Consular Affairs Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 

will be relocated on the 2nd floor of the Ceylinco Building,

Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 01

with effect from 6th February 2017

Contact Details are as follows:

Tel: 011-2446302/011-5743362

Fax: 0112473899

Email: consular@mfa.gov.lk


 National Integration and Reconciliation Week

8th – 14th January 2017

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Embassy of Sri Lanka

will be closed on the following days

on Monday, 26th December 2016 – following day of Christmas

 Friday, 30th December 2016 – commemoration of Rizal day

 Monday, 2nd January 2017 – following day of 1st January 2017, declared

by the Government of the Philippines


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Embassy of Sri Lanka

will be closed

on Wednesday, 30th November 2016 in account of the

commemoration of Bonifacio Day


Vacancy Notice

Post of Typist / Clerk (Trade)

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila has a vacancy for the post of Typist / Clerk (Trade)

The candidate should have:

  • Good Public Relations skills
  • Fair knowledge in English Language
  • Good computer literacy
  • Ability to liaise with the Philippine Authorities as well as Sri Lankan Authorities in the sectors of Trade, Investments and Tourism Promotional activities.

Remuneration would be granted according to stipulated scale of salary as per the existing Financial Regulations of the Government of Sri Lanka.

The position will be full time.

The selected candidate should be able to begin work immediately.

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements may submit their resume addressed to Head of Chancery of this Embassy by email: slembmanila@pldtdsl.net, Fax: 812-0126 or cover addressed to:

Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

7th floor No. 150 G.C. Corporate Plaza Building

Legaspi Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City

The applications should reach the Embassy on or before 30th November 2016

Short – listed Candidates would be informed for interview on 2nd December 2016


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Embassy will be closed

on Monday, 14th November 2016 in account of the

religious observances on Full Moon Poya Day


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Embassy will be closed

on  Tuesday, 1st November 2016 in account of the

Religious Observances of All Saints Day

in the Philippines

 


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maxresdefaultThe Embassy of Sri Lanka

will be closed on Friday, 16th  September 2016

in account of the observances of

BINARA FULL MOON POYA DAY


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Embassy 

will be closed

on 12th September 2016

in account of the celebration of 

EID’L ADHA


Phasing-out of Non-Machine Readable Passports/Travel Documents by the Philippine Bureau of Immigration

This is to inform all fellow Sri Lankans that in view of the 24th November, 2015, deadline set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for the phasing-out of non-machine readable Passports/Travel documents, the Philippine Bureau of Immigration shall no longer allow the entry of foreign nationals holding said types of travel documents in all international airports and seaports by 1st quarter of 2017.

Further, Philippine Immigration Authority has informed that it will cease acceptance of non-machine readable Passports/Travel documents of all types (ordinary, official, diplomatic and/or service documents) from all visa applicants effective 01 October 2016, except for temporary travel documents designed for emergency situation as per ICAO guidelines.

 

Sri Lanka Embassy/Manila

 


 Embassy

will be closed

on 29th August 2016 on account of the

commemoration of the

National Heroes Day in the Philippines

 


The Embassy of Sri Lanka

in Manila

will be closed

on Wednesday, 6th July 2016

on account of the celebrations

of Id-Ul-Fir (Ramazan) Festival

 


Vacancy Notice

Post of Typist / Clerk (Trade)

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila has a vacancy for the post of Typist / Clerk (Trade)

The candidate should have:

  • Good Public Relations skills
  • Fair knowledge in English Language
  • Good computer literacy
  • Ability to liaise with the Philippine Authorities as well as Sri Lankan Authorities in the sectors of Trade, Investments and Tourism Promotional activities.

Remuneration would be granted according to stipulated scale of salary as per the existing Financial Regulations of the Government of Sri Lanka.

The position will be full time.

The selected candidate should be able to begin work immediately.

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements may submit their resume addressed to Head of Chancery of this Embassy by email: slembmanila@pldtdsl.net, Fax: 812-0126 or cover addressed to:

Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

7th floor No. 150 G.C. Corporate Plaza Building

Legaspi Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City

The applications should reach the Embassy on or before 25th June 2016

Short – listed Candidates would be informed for interview on 30th June 2016

 


ETA Processing Fee

 

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South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Countries (SAARC) All other Countries Reciprocal VISA FEE Total amount to be paid
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Countries (SAARC) All other Countries Reciprocal VISA FEE
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Countries (SAARC) All other Countries Reciprocal VISA FEE
1 Tourist Visa with double entry for 30 days Php. 950/- Php. 1,650/- Not applicable -
2 Tourist Visa Single Entry up to 90 day Php. 950/- Php. 1,650/- Relevant country fee - Php. 1,450/- Php.3,100/-
3 Tourist Visa with Double Entry up to 90 days Php. 950/- Php. 1,650/- Twice the relevant country fee Php.1,450 x 2 = Php.2,900/- Php.4,550/-
4 Business Visa with multiple Entry for 30 days Php. 1,450/- Php.1,900/- Not applicable
5 Business Visa with Single Entry up to 90 days Php. 1,450/- Php.1,900/- Relevant country fee Php.1,450/- Php.3,350/-
6 Business Visa with Double Entry up to 90 days Php. 1,450/- Php.1,900/- Twice the relevant country fee - Php. 1,450 x 2 = Php. 2,900/-
7 Business Visa with multiple entry up to 90 days Php. 1,450/- Php.1,900/- Thrice the relevant country fee Php. 1,450 x 3 = Php. 4,350/- Php.6,250/-
8 Transit Visa with Single Entry for 2 days Free Free Not applicable