Embassy of Italy in Colombo


The Italian Embassy in Sri Lanka is a bilateral mission in Colombo and promotes Italian interests in Sri Lanka. The embassy of Italy also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Sri Lanka. The Italian Embassy in Colombo is headed by Salvatore Zotta - Ambassador of Italy to Sri Lanka.


Italian Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka 55, Jawatta Road Colombo 5 Sri Lanka


(+94) 1 12588388 (+94) 1 12508418


(+94) 1 12588622






Salvatore Zotta - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Sri Lanka require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Italian 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 Italy

For all Italian visa related matters contact the embassy in Colombo before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambbogota.esteri.it ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+94) 1 12588388 (+94) 1 12508418 or email ambasciata.colombo@esteri.it

Consulates of Italy in Sri Lanka

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

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

Italian Consulates in Sri Lanka

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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