EMBASSY HOLIDAYS – APRIL 2018

Wed, 4 Apr 2018 |

Embassy of Israel : 06th, 19th

Royal Thai Embassy : 06th, 13th

Embassy of Philippines : 12th, 13th, 30th

US Embassy : 12th , 13th, 30th

High Commission of Australia : 13th, 30th

British High Commission (VFS) : 13th, 30th

High Commission of Canada (VFS) : 13th

High Commission of South Africa : 13th, 30th

Embassy of France : 13th, 30th

Embassy of Germany : 13th

Embassy of Italy : 13th

Embassy of Japan (VFS) : 13th, 30th

Embassy of Indonesia : 13th, 30th

Embassy of Vietnam : 13th

High Commission of Malaysia : 13th, 29th

New Zealand Visa Center : 13th, 30th

Royal Norwegian Embassy : 13th, 30th

Embassy of Switzerland : 13th, 30th

Indian High Commission: 30th

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EMBASSY HOLIDAYS – MARCH 2018

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 |

Please note the Embassy / High Commission Holidays for the month of March 2018

High Commission of Australia : 30th

British High Commission (VFS) : 30th

High Commission of South Africa : 21st, 30th

Embassy of Israel : 2nd, 30th

Embassy of Germany : 30th

Indian High Commission : 2nd, 29th, 30th

Embassy of Philippines : 1st, 30th

Embassy of Japan (VFS) : 30th

Embassy of Myanmar : 1st, 2nd, 27th

New Zealand Visa Center : 1st

Royal Norwegian Embassy : 30th

Embassy of Switzerland : 1st, 30th

Royal Thai Embassy : 1st

US Embassy : 30th

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Location of Royal Thai Embassy & Changes In Visa Procession Time

Fri, 9 Feb 2018 |

The Royal Thai Embassy will be moved to No 26, Sir Marcus Fernando Mawatha, Colombo 07 from 06th March 2018 on wards.

Below are changes in visa processing time

Passports submitted for visa application on 23rd February 2018 could be collected on 02nd March 2018.

Passports submitted for visa application on 26th February 2018 could be collected on 06th March 2018.

Visa section will be closed on 05th March 2018 for visa application and passport collection.

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EMBASSY HOLIDAYS – FEBRUARY 2018

Fri, 2 Feb 2018 |

Please note the Embassy / High Commission Holidays for the month of February 2018

Embassy of Germany : 04th

High Commission of Australia : 05th

High Commission of Canada (VFS) : 05th

New Zealand Visa Center : 05th

British High Commission (VFS) : 13th

High Commission of Bangladesh : 13th

Indian High Commission : 13th

Embassy of Japan (VFS) : 13th

Royal Norwegian Embassy : 13th

Embassy of Switzerland : 13th

Royal Thai Embassy : 13th

Embassy of China : 15th – 21st

High Commission of Malaysia : 16th

US Embassy : 05th , 19th

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EMBASSY HOLIDAYS – AUGUST 2017

Tue, 1 Aug 2017 |

Please note the Embassy/ High Commission Holidays for the month of August 2017.

Australian High Commission                          : 07th

High Commission of Bangladesh                   : 14th, 15th

Dubai Visa Processing Centre                        : 07th

High Commission of India                              : 15th

Israel Visa Centre                                           : 15th

Embassy of Japan                                          : 07th

High Commission of Malaysia                         : 31st

Embassy of Myanmar                                     : 07th

New Zealand Visa Center                               : 07th

Royal Thai Embassy                                       : 14th

US Embassy                                                   : 07th

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THAILAND VISA FEE REVISION

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 |

Please note that The Royal Thai Embassy has increased their visa fees as follows from 24th July 2017.

Business Visa (Three months single entry)                   :LKR 11,000

Business/ Tourist Visa (Six months multiple entry)       :LKR 25,000

 

 

 

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US ELECTRONICS BAN LIFTED – QATAR AIRWAYS

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 |

Electronics ban has been lifted for passengers travelling on Qatar Airways from Hamad International Airport to any destination across the United States.

All passengers can now carry all laptops, tablets, and other electronic devices on board subject to enhanced security measures.

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US ELECTRONICS BAN LIFTED – ETIHAD AND EMIRATES

Thu, 6 Jul 2017 |

Effective immediately, the electronics ban has been lifted for passengers travelling to the U.S.A through Etihad and Emirates flights from Abu Dhabi and Dubai International Airports respectively.

All passengers can now carry all laptops, tablets, and other electronic devices onto the aircraft, subject to enhanced security measures.

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ELECTRONIC DEVICES BAN – TRANSITS THROUGH UK

Tue, 4 Apr 2017 |

Passengers transiting through the United Kingdom will not be able to carry electronic items in their hand luggage in the event their flight has originated from or has transited through the below countries.

  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Turkey
  • Tunisia

Checked baggage will be through – checked and retrieved upon arrival in the final destination. Collection of bags in UK to retrieve electronic items for the rest of the journey will be prohibited.

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Laptop and tablet handling service – Emirates

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 |

Further to the announcement on cabin baggage restrictions to the United States, Emirates has announced the introduction of a new service to enable Customers to use their laptops and tablet devices until just before they board their flights to the U.S.

Emirates Customers travelling via Dubai will be able to utilize their laptops and tablet devices on the first sector of their journey as well as during transit in Dubai.

Devices will be carefully packed into boxes, loaded in to the aircraft hold, and returned to the Customer at their U.S destination.

Contact our Travel Executives for further details.

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