Embassy of Sri Lanka in Kampala


The Sri Lankan Embassy in Uganda is a bilateral mission in Kampala and promotes Sri Lankan interests in Uganda. The embassy of Sri Lanka also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Uganda. The Sri Lankan Embassy in Kampala is headed by Velupillai Kananathan, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Uganda.


Sri Lankan High Commission in Kampala, Uganda, Imperial Royal Hotel, Plot 7 Kintu Road, P.O. Box 4326, Kampala, Uganda


(+256) 414 259 670 and (+256) 417 111 001






Velupillai Kananathan, High Commissioner

Office Hours:


Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Uganda require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Sri Lankan embassy in Kampala you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Sri Lanka

For all Sri Lankan visa related matters contact the embassy in Kampala before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+256) 414 259 670 and (+256) 417 111 001 or email slhicomug@mea.co.ug

Consulates of Sri Lanka in Uganda

Next to the embassy in Kampala there could be additional Sri Lankan consulates located in Uganda.

Please check below for the locations of the Sri Lankan consulates in Uganda.

Sri Lankan Consulates in Uganda

Next to the embassy in Kampala, Sri Lanka has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Sri Lanka does not have any consulates located in Uganda ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Kampala offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Uganda to Sri Lanka as wel as for Sri Lankan citizens in Uganda. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Sri Lankan nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.