Embassy of India in Colombo


The Indian Embassy in Sri Lanka is a bilateral mission in Colombo and promotes Indian interests in Sri Lanka. The embassy of India also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Sri Lanka. The Indian Embassy in Colombo is headed by Mr Ashok Kumar Kantha, High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka.


Indian High Commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka 36-38, Galle Road Colombo 03 Sri Lanka


(+94) 11-232 7587 / 8 (+94) 11-242 1605


(+94) 11-244 5403 / 8166






Mr Ashok Kumar Kantha, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Sri Lanka require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Indian embassy in Colombo 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 India

For all Indian visa related matters contact the embassy in Colombo before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.hcicolombo.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+94) 11-232 7587 / 8 (+94) 11-242 1605 or email hc.colombo@mea.gov.iv

Consulates of India in Sri Lanka

Next to the embassy in Colombo there could be additional Indian consulates located in Sri Lanka.

Please check below for the locations of the Indian consulates in Sri Lanka.

Indian Consulates in Sri Lanka

Next to the embassy in Colombo, India has consulates in the following cities: Hambantota, Jaffna and Kandy

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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