Requirements

  1. A current passport valid for at least six months past the expected time of arrival in the U.S and any previous passports showing travel outside Sri Lanka
  2. Original DS-160 Non Immigrant Visa Application (NIV) form (Confirmation page of each applicant).
  3. The photograph must be 2″x2″ and have a white background. Non-compliant photographs will be rejected and the applicant will have to reapply
  4. Original birth certificate
  5. Bank draft for certified funds in the amount of US$160 or Rs.21,600 drawn in favour of “U.S. Embassy Colombo” for categories under B,C,D,F,J & M.
  6. Marriage certificate
  7. Children’s birth certificates
  8. Personal and business bank statements and bank books
  9. Deeds to any property owned
  10. Proof of employment (pay slip, EPF/ETF slips, tax returns)
  11. Proof of education
  12. Evidence of sponsor or host’s legal status in the U.S. (copy of passport, green card or visa);
  13. Financial statements of businesses owned and tax returns;
  14. Travel Itinerary with name of travel agent.
  1. Passportvalid for travel to the United States – Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond your period of stay in the United States
  2. Original DS-160 Non Immigrant Visa Application (NIV) form (Confirmation page of each applicant).
  3. The photograph must be 2″x2″ and have a white background. Non-compliant photographs will be rejected and the applicant will have to reapply
  4. Application fee payment receipt,if you are required to pay before your interview.
  5. The photograph must be 2″x2″ and have a white background. Non-compliant photographs will be rejected and the applicant will have to reapply
  1. Above application fee will be non-refundable
  2. Please write your full name and passport number on the back of the bank draft. Applicants will not be allowed in the Embassy without their bank draft

U.S. Embassy Colombo
210 Galle Road
Colombo 03
Sri Lanka

Tel.: 0094-11-249-8500
Fax: 0094-11-243-7345

Hours of operation:
Mon-Thu: 08.00-17.30
Fri: 08.00-12.00

Website :lk.usembassy.gov

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