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Gli uffici


Gli uffici

Embassy of Italy
55, Jawatta Road
Colombo 5
Sri Lanka

Tel.: +94 11 2588388 / 2559334 / 2559335
Fax: +94 11 2588622 / 2596344

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The Visa Section is open to the public from Monday to Friday, from 9:00 to 11:30.

The Consular Section is open to the public from Monday to Thursday from 9:30 to 12:30

The requests for: legalization of documents, issuance of Italian passports and ETDs, transcription of Civil Records documents, registration in AIRE and issuance of notarial deeds will be accepted exclusively by appointment through the "Prenota Online" system:

Local Time
Srilankan local time differs from Italian local time of +3.30 hours during DST (daylight saving time) and +4.30 during standard time.

Holiday List for 2019

•01st January, Tuesday - New Year
•15th January, Tuesday - Tamil Thaipongal Day
•04th February, Monday - Independence Day of Sri Lanka
•14th April, Sunday - Tamil & Singhala New Year
•22th April, Monday - Easter Monday
•01st May, Wednesday - May Day
•18th May, Saturday - Vesak
•02nd June, Sunday - Republic Day of Italy
•15th August, Thursday - Assumption of Holy Virgin
•25th December, Wednesday - Christmas Day
•26th December, Thursday - Boxing Day


      Economic and Commercial Section  


               Consular Section  

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Useful information about Consular Section services are available in the Consular Section of this website

           Administrative Section  


                    Visa Section  

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Embassy's Visa Section handles all the applications for Italian visas.

Visa applications or requests for information can be submitted either to the Embassy's Visa Section or to the VFS – Italian Visa Application Center. VFS outsourcing services include an extra fee in addition to the usual visa fee. On the VFS website,, are also available the application forms for different types of visas.

It is possible to contact Embassy’s Visa Section by e-mail ( or calling the following numbers during opening hours:
Tel.: +94 11 2588388
Fax: +94 11 2588622

Or, alternatively,

VFS - Italian Visa Application Center 

First Floor, No 464, Galle Road
Colombo 03

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