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5 June 2024
ON THE WINGS OF MUSIC

To highlight the bond of friendship with Sri Lanka, the Embassy organized a concert in the historic Dutch Reformed church of Galle, a loction included in the list of UNESCO world heritage sites. The concert, performed by the “Gustav Mahler Society” Philharmonic of Colombo, was honored by the participation of the Minister of Education Susil […]

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4 June 2024
ITALIAN REPUBLIC DAY 2024

On the occasion of the Italian national day, 2nd June, the Embassy has organized a reception in the Ambassador’s residence.  Around 250 guests participated in the event, among them ministers and parliamentarians, representatives of the world of business, entertainment, culture, the diplomatic corps and the Italian community. The Chief Guest, Minister of Justice Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, […]

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22 May 2024
VISA APPLICATION SUBMISSION APPOINTMENTS: 27th May – 07th June

Following the cancellation of Visa Appointments taken through middlemen and brokers, new VISA APPOINTMENTS slots for the period 27th May – 07th June are now AVAILABLE online on the VFS Colombo website (https://visa.vfsglobal.com/lka/en/ita/book-an-appointment)   අතරමැදියන් සහ තැරැව්කරුවන් හරහා ලබා ගන්නා වීසා පත්වීම් අවලංගු කිරීමෙන් පසුව, මැයි 27 – ජූනි 07 දක්වා කාලය සඳහා නව වීසා පත්කිරීම් දැන් VFS […]

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16 May 2024
Grants for Foreign citizens and Italian citizens living abroad awarded by the Italian Government for the A.Y. 2024/2025

We are glad to announce that online procedures to apply for a scholarship to Study in Italy in 2024-2025 are now open (https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/). The deadline to submit the application online is June 14th, 02.00 pm (Italian time).

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10 May 2024
NEW LEGALIZATION SYSTEM

STARTING FROM 1 JUNE 2024 THE COLLECTION OF LEGALISLATION APPLICATIONS WILL NO LONGER BE CARRIED OUT THROUGH THE COMPANY Forsiter Global Services BUT THROUGH THE COMPANY VFS. FURTHER INFORMATION ON HOW THE SERVICE WILL BE OFFERED TO THE PUBLIC WILL BE REPORTED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE ON THIS WEBSITE.

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7 May 2024
VISA APPLICATION SUBMISSION APPOINTMENTS: 13th May – 23rd May

Following the cancellation of Visa Appointments taken through middlemen and brokers, new VISA APPOINTMENTS slots for the period 13th May – 23rd May are now AVAILABLE online on the VFS Colombo website (https://visa.vfsglobal.com/lka/en/ita/book-an-appointment)   අතරමැදියන් සහ තැරැව්කරුවන් හරහා ලබා ගන්නා වීසා පත්වීම් අවලංගු කිරීමෙන් පසුව, මැයි 13 – මැයි 23 දක්වා කාලය සඳහා නව වීසා පත්කිරීම් දැන් VFS […]

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2 May 2024
A ceremony dedicated to Guglielmo Marconi, whose 150th birth anniversary is this year.

    The Italian research day has been celebrated in Colombo on 29 April with a ceremony dedicated to Guglielmo Marconi, whose 150th birth anniversary is this year. The Sri Lankan post office dedicated a stamp to the Italian inventor, while the President of the Marconi Foundation, Dr. Giulia Fortunato delivered a presentation on the […]

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9 April 2024
VISA APPLICATION SUBMISSION APPOINTMENTS: 15th April – 26th April

Following the cancellation of Visa Appointments taken through middlemen and brokers, new VISA APPOINTMENTS slots for the period 15th April – 26th April are now AVAILABLE online on the VFS Colombo website (https://visa.vfsglobal.com/lka/en/ita/book-an-appointment)   අතරමැදියන් සහ තැරැව්කරුවන් හරහා ලබා ගන්නා වීසා පත්වීම් අවලංගු කිරීමෙන් පසුව, අප්රේල් 15 – අප්රේල් 26 දක්වා කාලය සඳහා නව වීසා පත්කිරීම් දැන් […]

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29 March 2024
Discussion on “Bilateral trade and investment between Italy and Sri Lanka”

27/03/2024 A discussion on the issues of bilateral trade and investments between Italy and Sri Lanka has taken place today at the headquarters of the “National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka”. Ambassadors Damiano Francovigh and Jagath Wellawatte, as well as commercial advisor Botheju of the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Milan, provided information, […]

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28 March 2024
VISA APPLICATION SUBMISSION APPOINTMENTS: 2nd April – 12th April

Following the cancellation of Visa Appointments taken through middlemen and brokers, new VISA APPOINTMENTS slots for the period 02th April – 12th April are now AVAILABLE online on the VFS Colombo website (https://visa.vfsglobal.com/lka/en/ita/book-an-appointment)   අතරමැදියන් සහ තැරැව්කරුවන් හරහා ලබා ගන්නා වීසා පත්වීම් අවලංගු කිරීමෙන් පසුව, අප්රේල් 02 – අප්රේල් 12දක්වා කාලය සඳහා නව වීසා පත්කිරීම් දැන් […]

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