The Golden Paradise Visa is a special category of residence visa which is a permit for foreigners and investors to obtain residence facilities for the purpose of making an investment in a government-approved bank. The spouse and the dependents of the primary applicant will also be eligible to apply for the same visa. The visa program has a ten-year validity period.
Interested individuals are required to open a Golden Paradise Foreign Currency Account (GPFCA) in a commercial bank recognized by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and to deposit a minimum of USD 100,000. A minimum account balance of USD 50,000 should be maintained from the 2nd year onwards throughout the granted visa period.