The Sri Lankan government has said it will extend the validity of tourist visas for Ukrainian and Russian nationals who wish to stay in the country

Key Points:

  • Ukrainian and Russian nationals who were in Sri Lanka on or before Feb. 28 can apply for a tourist visa extension valid until June 22.
  • Eligible individuals must apply online or visit the office of the Department of Immigration and Emigration to receive the extension.
  • More information regarding the tourist visit visa extension is available here.

BAL Analysis: Ukrainian and Russian nationals who wish to extend their tourist visa should apply for the one-month visa extension as soon as possible.

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