Foreign nationals seeking extension of visa for investors should apply for extensions before the expiry of the visa.
a. Completed visa application Form ‘A’ (IM 33)
b. Passport of the applicant (original)
c. A certified report of bank accounts confirming remittances.
d. Tax clearance certificate from theDEPARTMENT of Inland Revenue
e. Recommendation letter from the Board of Investment, if it is BOI approved project .
f. Audited final accounts of the company for each year, if it is a company.
g. Number of shares owned at the end of each year and the purchase price of those shares certified by Stock Brokers, if the investment is in share market.
How to Apply
Extension can be applied at our Immigration Visitor Services Centre located conveniently in the central business district in Colombo. Your presence is not mandatory to submit the application.
Step 1 – Visit our Immigration Visitor Services Centre to hand over your application together with fees. We will notify you approximate time to collect the passport
Step 2 – We will submit your application to the DEPARTMENT of Immigration for processing and collect the processed passports
Step 3 – Delivery of passport from our centre or we courier it back to you
Fee will include Government visa fee, tax and our service fee. The DEPARTMENT of Immigration calculates the Visa fee on reciprocal basis therefore; visa fee will depend on your nationality.
As circumstance of every case is different, our service fee depends on each case and on Additional Services requested by you and could only be determined after all information is available to us. However, as part of our policy to provide transparent and responsible service, our service fee will be clearly notified before we accept application.
If you would like to know the total fees payable before you visit us or courier your documents to us, please fill in the FORM and send us for assistance.
Alternatively, you can apply visa extension directly at the Department of Immigration and Emigration.