Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 4.45 pm

Consular Service Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 1.30 pm

Consular Service Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 1.30 pm

Office Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 4.45 pm

Consular Service Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 1.30 pm

Office Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 4.45 pm

Consular Service Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 1.30 pm

Office Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 4.45 pm

Consular Service Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 1.30 pm

Holidays

Public Holidays for the Consulate General – 2023
Please note that the office will be closed on the following days:
Day and Month Holiday 
2nd January 2023 (Monday)New Year’s Day (In lieu)
AUS
26th January 2023 (Thursday)
Australia Day
AUS
04th February 2023 (Saturday)
Independence Day
SL
13th March 2023 (Monday)
Labour Day
AUS
07th April 2023 (Friday)
Good Friday
AUS/SL
10th April 2023 (Monday)
Easter Monday
AUS
14th April 2023 (Friday)
Sinhala Tamil New Year Day
SL
22nd April 2023 (Saturday)
Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Festival Day)
SL
25th April 2023 (Tuesday)
Anzac Day
AUS
05th May 2023 (Friday)
Vesak full moon Poya day
SL
12th June 2023 (Monday)
King’s Birthday
AUS
01st August 2023 (Tuesday)
Esala Full Moon Poya Day
SL
29th September 2023 (Friday)
Binara Full Moon Poya Day
SL
07th of November 2023 (Tuesday)
Melbourne Cup Day
AUS
12th November 2023 (Sunday)
Deepavali Festival Day
SL
25th December 2023 (Monday)
Christmas Day
AUS/SL
26th December 2023(Tuesday)
Boxing Day
AUS

Public Holidays for the Consulate General – 2024

Please note that the office will be closed on the following days:
Day and Month Holiday 
1st January 2024 (Monday)New Year’s Day
AUS
26th January 2024 (Friday)
Australia Day
AUS
04th February 2024 (Sunday)
Independence Day
SL
11thMarch 2024 (Monday)
Labour Day
AUS
29th March 2024 (Friday)
Good Friday
AUS/SL
11th April 2024 (Thursday)
Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Festival Day)
SL
13th April 2024 (Saturday)
Sinhala Tamil New Year Day
SL
25th April 2024 (Thursday)
Anzac Day
AUS
23rd May 2024 (Thursday)
Vesak full moon Poya day
SL
10th June 2024 (Monday)
King’s Birthday
AUS
19th August 2024 (Monday)
Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
SL
17thSeptember 2024 (Tuesday)
Binara Full Moon Poya Day
SL
31st October 2024 (Thursday)
Deepavali Festival Day
SL
05th of November 2024 (Tuesday)
Melbourne Cup Day
AUS
25th December 2024 (Wednesday)
Christmas Day
AUS/SL
26th December 2024(Thursday)
Boxing Day
AUS

The Department of Immigration & Emigration of Sri Lanka has announced establishing of a new simplified e-Visa scheme replacing the former Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) system to issue visas to visit Sri Lanka. Under the new scheme all visitors must complete an eVisa application prior to their arrival in the country through the eVisa site of the Department ( http://www.srilankaevisa.lk/). For further information and applying for eVisa, kindly visit the following websites of the Department of Immigration and Emigration of Sri Lanka.