Visa & Travel info

Visa & Travel info

Visa & Travel

Foreign students must take a tourist visa for at least 60 days which will give the college sufficient time to arrange for a study visa. The college assists the students to obtain & renew study visas. For obtaining student visa, the student’s bank account must show a minimum of US$3000. Students should bring at least US$3100, open a bank account, deposit this money in it, and get a bank statement. This money can then be withdrawn to pay for the hostel fees etc. All foreign students must fill a visa application form in black ink, in block letters. Get it checked from the Asst Manager - Administration, make 5 copies of it, stick same picture on all, sign all and submit to visa in charge within one week along with - a copy of passport showing the passport and visa validity date. A statement from the bank to say that the student has $3000 in his / her bank account and the original passport will be required to be sent to the Immigration Office at a later date which would be after about 15 days from the date of submission of completed visa application forms. Presently Sri Lankan students are exempted from study visa fee, however, they need to maintain a bank account with US$3000/-.