How to apply Visa Extension

  • Step 1
    Register yourself by providing the requested details.
    After the registration, you can login to this system by providing your email and password.
  • Step 2
    Fill the applicant’s details. Details requested with * are mandatory.
  • Step 3
    Upload files. Uploading the photograph and the data page of the Passport is mandatory.
    Other files could be uploaded as per the availability. Providing details as much as possible will facilitate the Department to grant the visa extension.
  • Step 4
    Confirm and Save the details. You can use the same login to apply for other members in your group.
    For Non Residence Visa, the maximum number of applications which can be submitted in one time will be five.
    For Residence Visa, the maximum number of applications which can be submitted in one time will be ten.
  • Step 5
    Now you have successfully entered your details into the system.
    The next step is to obtain an appointment visit the Head Office of the Department of Immigration and Emigration to pay and endorse the visa on the Passports.
  • Step 6
    Once you proceed to the appointment page, you can select a date and time which is convenient for you to attend.
  • Step 7
    After confirming the appointment, an “Acknowledgement” will be delivered to your email. This “Acknowledgement” shall be submitted when you are visiting the Department. Those who possess due Appointment Notice are only be permitted to enter the Department.
  • Step 8
    On the given date you have to visit the Visa Division at the “C” Wing, 4th Floor,
    Department of Immigration and Emigration, Suhurupaya, Battaramulla.
    Applicants shall be present at the Department 15 min prior to the allocated time.
    If an applicant unable to present at the given time, the appointment become invalid after 10 min of grace period.
    In such circumstances, the applicants shall not be allowed to enter the Department premises and shall obtain a new appointment.
Important Notice:

Considering the prevailing circumstances, if the applicant is unable to present, an authorized third party is allowed to submit the application on behalf of the applicant.
This is valid for both individual and group applications.


Health is the first priority:

Arrangements have been made to implement the following preventive measures for the safety of customers
who attend the Department to obtain services and the Staff of the Department.
Hence, you are kindly requested to adhere to the following instructions.

  • Everyone who enters the Department premises should wear face masks.
    After the registration, you can login to this system by providing your email and password.
  • Prior to entering the Department building, everyone should wash their hands
    at the places where facilities are provided to clean hands.
  • Body temperature of all the persons entering the office will be checked
    before entering the premises and everyone must give their support
    for that purpose and persons with body temperature more than 98.4 °F or 37 °C are not allowed to enter.
  • Persons who have one or more of the symptoms of Covid- 19 such as
    cough, fever, cold, sore throat, body aches, shortness of breath,
    a person who has been in close contact with a Covid - 19 patient for the last 14 days,
    a person who has been quarantined for the Covid - 19 must not arrive to the office seeking services.
  • Since the service will be provided for a limited number of applicants per day,
    you must maintain a minimum distance of 1 meter with others.