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Introduction of new VISA categories for Colombo Port City


Issuance of VISA and fulfilling other relevant activities to the investors and other relevant parties expected to arrive for various services such as international trade, navel and monitoring, financial, information technology and tourism etc. that is expected to be established in the Colombo Port City should be done by the Department of Immigration and Emigration.

Accordingly, the Cabinet of Ministers granted approval to the proposal furnished by the Minister of Public Security to take necessary steps to introduce following VISA categories subject to the recommendations of the Colombo Port City Commission:

 ‘Investment VISA’ category for investors under residential VISA category.
 ‘Employment VISA’ for employees
 ‘CPC residential property lease vendor’ VISA category for foreigners who reside
within the Colombo Port City on lease.

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