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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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last updated on 2018-06-14 by Greenbaum

Phone Number: Call center Telephone:
Dialing from Sri Lanka 94-11-770-3703,
Dialing from the US 1-703-988-3469
FAX: +94 (11) 243-7345
Address: 210 Galle Rd
Colombo 3
Sri Lanka
Working Hours: M-T 8:00 - 5:30
F 8:00 - noon
Best Contact Method: Emails are the best. Phone call are hit and miss
Approx Waiting Time for Interview After Consulate Recieves NVC Package: 3-4 Weeks Immigrant interviews are scheduled Tuesdays & Thursdays after 1pm
Issues Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains:
Issues Packet 4?
Packet 4 Contents (if known):
Forms to Consulate?
Other Forms (if any)?
Direct Consular Filing Offered? No
If DCF Allowed: For all or only US citizen lawfully resident in country? Residents_Only
Can fiance(e)/spouse attend interview? Yes
Visa fee payment "same day" or "in advance"? Same_Day
Did embassy schedule interview or could you walk-in? Embassy Scheduled
Visa issued same day? No
If not what's the waiting period? At least one day in most cases. No Visas issued on Friday. Visa pickup days are usually Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam?
List of doctors?
How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical?
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview?
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview? Average 15 to 20 min.
Vaccination requirements?
Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate?
Additional Info?

Recent Visa Approvals

Tanyanryan & mom and dad
IR-5 Visa (2021-04-08)
U & L
IR-1/CR-1 Visa (2020-09-10)
Malinda87 Dori & Mal
IR-1/CR-1 Visa (2020-01-07)
Jt6 J & C
F-2A Visa (2019-11-14)
Duncan & Nizar
K1 Visa (2018-10-11)
Chris & Pam
IR-1/CR-1 Visa (2018-09-25)
Lankangirl K & K
IR-1/CR-1 Visa (2018-03-27)
Justin & Dhanu
K1 Visa (2017-08-03)
K1 Visa (2017-05-09)
K1 Visa (2016-12-20)

Upcoming Interviews

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