Sri Lanka


Service locations

The Department's office in Colombo manages visa and citizenship services for clients in Sri Lanka and Maldives.  It has a Service Delivery Partner agreement with VFS Global to provide Australian visa lodgement services in Sri Lanka through an Australian Visa Application Centre. 

More information about visa and lodgement is available. 

Service Delivery Partner - VFS Global

Colombo

Colombo
Summary

This Service Delivery Partner (SDP) is a commercial company working in partnership with the Commonwealth of Australia to provide Australian visa application services, including:

  • pre-lodgement enquiries
  • visa application lodgement
  • application tracking
  • return of decisions/passports.

The SDP will charge a fee for this service in addition to the visa application charge.


Biometrics Collection
Biometrics are collected from visa applicants in this location. Applicants need to attend the Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC) in person to lodge their application and provide their biometrics. A 10-digit fingerprint scan and a facial photograph will be collected.

Street address

Australia Visa Application Centre
Level 5, Access Towers
278 Union Place
Colombo 2 Sri Lanka

Counter hours
Application lodgement and enquiries
8 am to 2.30 pm Monday to Thursday
8 am to 11.30 am Friday

Passport collection
3 pm to 5 pm Monday to Thursday
2 pm to 4 pm Friday

Telephone
0094 720910103
8 am to 2.30 pm Monday to Thursday
8 am to 11.30 am Friday
Electronic contact
Email address: info.aulk@vfshelpline.com.
Website
http://www.vfsglobal.com/australia/srilanka
Additional information
The department processing post is Colombo.

Australian High Commission

Colombo

Colombo
Summary

Street address
Australian High Commission
21 Gregory’s Road
Colombo 7
Sri Lanka
Postal address
PO Box 742
Colombo
Sri Lanka
Counter hours
By appointment only
Note: Arranged directly by the Australian High Commission
Telephone
94 11 246 3270
10 am to 12 noon and 2 pm to 4 pm Monday to Thursday
10 am to 12 noon Friday
Note: Please quote your Visa Lodgement Number (VLN) or AHC Visa Office application file number in all communication with this office.
Fax
94 11 268 2311
Electronic contact
Email address: immigration.colombo@dfat.gov.au
Website
http://www.srilanka.embassy.gov.au

Panel physician

Colombo

Asiri Surgical PLC
Summary
Medical and Radiology examinations
Street address

21-25 Kirimandala Mawatha
Colombo 5

Telephone

+94 11 452 4400

Fax

+94 11 452 7311

Additional information

Doctor(s):   
Dr Geetha Preethi Liyanage (female)
Dr Dilini Natasha Peiris (female)
Dr Nimal Herat-Gunaratne (male)

Police check

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
Street address

Police Headquarters
Colombo – 01
SRI LANKA

Additional information

Relevant document: ‘Police Clearance Certificate’.
Residents: Apply in person or by post to the address above.
An application form is available from the Sri Lanka police or is on their website.
Non-residents: Submit the application form to the closest Sri Lankan embassy or consulate in your country of residence.
Fee: Payable – see website.