Can I now travel to Sri Lanka?
Do not travel to Sri Lanka due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Sri Lanka due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country.
How safe is Sri Lanka now?
Right now, Sri Lanka is safe to visit. With the end of Sri Lanka’s Civil War in 2009, the country has been a lot calmer and a lot more open to tourism. The terrorist attacks of 2019 did alter things slightly, but this image is now beginning to revert back. The attacks have resulted in increased security, however.
How can I go to Sri Lanka from UK?
Citizens of Sri Lanka who wish to take a trip to the United Kingdom for business, tourism, or medical purposes are required to obtain a visa in advance. Please note that such a document is not available online. It is necessary for you to go to the nearest British embassy to get a UK Standard Visitor Visa.
Can I travel to Dubai from Sri Lanka?
All passengers travelling to Dubai from any point of origin (GCC countries included) must hold a negative COVID‑19 RT‑PCR test certificate for a test taken no more than 72 hours before departure, except for travel from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia (for …
Can you access UK government services in Sri Lanka?
You can access UK government services while in Sri Lanka. If you’re travelling in Sri Lanka, see our Sri Lanka travel advice about coronavirus (COVID-19). See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
How to contact British High Commission in Sri Lanka?
You can access UK government services while in Sri Lanka. If you’re in Colombo and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +94 11 5390639. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Sri Lanka, call 020 7008 1500.
Can a British citizen travel to Sri Lanka?
The Government of Sri Lanka has stated that British nationals resident in Sri Lanka who are able to demonstrate proof of residency on a permanent or temporary basis are eligible for vaccination if they choose to join the programme. This will be delivered by local authorities.
Is the UK the same country as Sri Lanka?
The UK and Sri Lanka are both island nations. This doesn’t mean much, however, when it comes to cyber security. Earlier today, I addressed a group of nearly 50 Chief Information Officers and IT Directors from across the Sri Lankan civil service. This was as part of a project the UK is funding with our […]