Sri Lanka eTA for Danish Citizens

Apply for Sri Lanka ETA from Denmark

Obtain your eTA

The Sri Lanka visa for Danish citizens is a travel authorization allowing Danish tourists to visit Sri Lanka for a period of 30 days in total. The ETA tourist visa, an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) implemented by the Sri Lankan government to help improve border control procedures, is available to citizens of Denmark, as part of arranged agreements between governments.

The Sri Lanka ETA has been developed in order to make the whole process of requesting authorization to travel to Sri Lanka from various nations more straightforward, productive, and efficient.

Do Danish Passport Holders Need a Visa for Sri Lanka?

Yes, for Danish citizens to travel to Sri Lanka, they must have a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) for which they can apply online to enable them to enter Sri Lanka. The reason for traveling to Sri Lanka will determine the type of entry document you should apply for. Danish citizens intending to travel to Sri Lanka for tourism are eligible for the tourist visa or ETA.

Individuals visiting Sri Lanka from Denmark for business purposes can apply for an ETA Business which allows them to spend 30 days in total within the country.

For those citizens who are traveling in transit through Sri Lanka, there is also an ETA Transit which allows stays of 2 days within the airport.

Documents Required for Danish Citizens to Obtain a Sri Lanka Visa

To apply for a Sri Lankan ETA for Danish citizens, you should be outside Sri Lanka when doing so and hold an international passport that is valid for a minimum of 180 days (6 months).

You should apply for your Sri Lankan ETA for Danish citizens with the passport that you will use to travel to Sri Lanka; the electronic travel authorization is connected to this number. If you have dual nationality, remember to take with you the passport that you indicated on the application.

The main documentation that you should have available in order to apply is your travel document, that is to say, the valid passport and any supporting documents that you may need to travel.

Applicants should also have to hand their preferred method of payment, such as a credit or debit card, and also a current email account where they will be sent application status updates, the approved ETA, and any other correspondence.

Sri Lanka Visa Application for Citizens from Denmark

Danish citizens intending to visit Sri Lanka require an approval notice from Sri Lanka’s Electronic Travel Authorization system, a forward/return ticket, and evidence of sufficient funds. Travelers must access the Electronic Travel Authorization application online where any eligible Danish citizen can apply for an ETA from Denmark.

The application platform is quick and easy to use and once the ETA application is submitted, eligible Danish citizens can expect to receive their approved Sri Lanka ETA within 24 hours. The system will require travelers to complete the online form with their basic personal information and some travel details as well as to answer some simple questions related to health and security.

The information required can include:


  • Full name, as represented on passport
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Citizenship
  • Passport issue and expiry date
  • Passport number


Once the application is complete, Danish citizens will have to make the visa fee payment online via credit or debit card through the secure platform so that the application can be submitted for screening and approval.

The approved ETA will be sent via email to the account indicated in the application and the traveler is advised to download and print a copy of their ETA to present to the appropriate border authorities on arrival in Sri Lanka.