The Sri Lankan government has announced it will offer tourist visa extensions for Ukrainian and Russian nationals.

Key Points:

  • Ukrainian and Russian nationals who were in Sri Lanka on or before Feb. 28 are now eligible to receive a visa extension valid for one month.
  • Eligible individuals must apply online or visit the office of the Department of Immigration and Emigration to receive the extension.

Additional Information: Ukrainian and Russian nationals had received an automatic tourist visa extension for two months prior to this announcement. 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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