Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington


The Sri Lankan Embassy in the United States is a bilateral mission in Washington and promotes Sri Lankan interests in the United States. The embassy of Sri Lanka also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of the United States. The Sri Lankan Embassy in Washington is headed by Jaliya Chitran Wickramasuriya - Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United States.


Sri Lankan Embassy in Washington, the United States 2148 Wyoming Avenue, N.W. Washington D.C. 20008 United States


(+1) 202 483 4025 / 6 / 7 (+1) 202 483 6236


(+1) 202 232 7181






Jaliya Chitran Wickramasuriya - Ambassador

Office Hours:


Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in the United States require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Sri Lankan embassy in Washington 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 Washington before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.slembassyusa.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+1) 202 483 4025 / 6 / 7 (+1) 202 483 6236 or email slembassy@slembassyusa.org

Consulates of Sri Lanka in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington there could be additional Sri Lankan consulates located in the United States.

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

Sri Lankan Consulates in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington, Sri Lanka has consulates in the following cities: Chicago, Honolulu, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia and Phoenix

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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