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ETA visa from UK

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ETA visa from UK

Can anyone help with visa problems! Have tried for days to get a visa via www.eta.gov.ik - once the credit card details are input a message comes back that the site is not available!! Is there another method of getting a visa?

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1. Re: ETA visa from UK

Have you tried today, i got ours using visa debit with no problems just a few hours ago

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2. Re: ETA visa from UK

Yes the site was hacked around last weekend, and took some time recovering...

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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3. Re: ETA visa from UK

Pleased you got yours - yes have tried twice today but no luck - will have to keep on trying I guess, might use a debit card instead of credit card as you did - thanks for info - enjoy your holiday there!

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4. Re: ETA visa from UK

Oh dear, that's not good news - thanks for updatex

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Good luck and happy holidays

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6. Re: ETA visa from UK

You can get an ETA on arrival at Colombo. Costs an extra queue and USD 5 extra.

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7. Re: ETA visa from UK

That's interesting Han, thanks. The web site says you have to obtain one before departure!!

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8. Re: ETA visa from UK

Which web site?

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9. Re: ETA visa from UK

Sorry to ask what's probably a stupid Q, but I got an email saying my eta visa application had been approved, do I have to print the email out or do anything else or will the approval just show up automatically on their system when I enter Sri Lanka border control?

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10. Re: ETA visa from UK

Hi there...

There is no need to print it out, your application will show up on the computer of the immigration officer when he/she swipes your passport..

Of course for peace of mind, by all means take a copy with you...

Regards

Dave