Embassy of Sri Lanka in Chennai


The Sri Lankan Embassy in India is a bilateral mission in Chennai and promotes Sri Lankan interests in India. The embassy of Sri Lanka also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of India. The Sri Lankan Embassy in Chennai is headed by Mr Vadival Krishnamoorthy, Deputy High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India.


Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission in Chennai, India 196, T. T. K. Road Alwarpet Chennai 600018 India


(+91) 44 2498 7896


(+91) 44 2498 7894






Mr Vadival Krishnamoorthy, Deputy High Commissioner

Office Hours:


Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in India require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Sri Lankan embassy in Chennai 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 Chennai before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.sldhcchennai.org) or contact the visa department by telephone (+91) 44 2498 7896 or email sldehico@md3.vsnl.net.in

Consulates of Sri Lanka in India

Next to the embassy in Chennai there could be additional Sri Lankan consulates located in India.

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

Sri Lankan Consulates in India

Next to the embassy in Chennai, Sri Lanka has consulates in the following cities: Bangalore, Kolkata, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Chennai offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from India to Sri Lanka as wel as for Sri Lankan citizens in India. 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.