US Embassy Colombo

Learn all there is about the U.S. Embassy in Colombo, including:

  • Who to contact in the US Embassy Colombo regarding visa issues
  • How and where in Colombo to get your medical exam
  • Everything you need to know about your visa appointment interview at the U.S. Embassy Colombo.

For general information on getting a visa to the United States, check out our other helpful immigration guides:

US Embassy Colombo Contact Information

The main address of the US Embassy Colombo

Below is the address and general contact information for the U.S. Embassy Colombo.


210 Galle Road, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka

Are you looking for U.S. Embassy Colombo contact information? Each individual U.S. consulate or embassy can have many, many phone numbers, email addresses, and other contact information. The information you need will depend on your specific situation.

Read below to find out how to contact the right person at the Colombo U.S. Embassy.

For questions relating to Immigrant Visas (IVs):

If you are seeking to live in the United States permanently, then you are applying for an immigrant visa. To contact US Embassy Colombo for questions relating to an immigrant visa, use the contact information below.

For questions relating to Nonimmigrant Visas (NIVs):

If you are seeking to live in the United States on a temporary basis, then you should be applying for a nonimmigrant visa (NIV). To contact U.S. Embassy Colombo for questions relating to nonimmigrant visa applications, use the information below:

For questions relating to Fiance Visas:

If you live in Sri Lanka and are engage to be married to a U.S. citizen, you may be interested in getting a fiance visa. To ask questions relating to fiance visas, contact someone at the Colombo US Embassy by using the following email address:

For questions relating to Diversity Visas:

If are a national of Sri Lanka, and have entered the U.S. diversity visa lottery, you can direct your questions to the US Embassy Colombo by using the following email address:

US Embassy Colombo Immigration Medical Exam

To get an immigrant visa through the Colombo US Embassy , you will need to get an immigration medical exam before your visa interview appointment. Learn more about when and where to get a medical exam, how to schedule one, what to bring to the exam, and what to do afterwards.


How and Where To Get Your Immigration Medical Exam

If your visa interview appointment is in Colombo, only a designated panel physician in Sri Lanka can perform your medical exam.

Below is a list of designated panel physicians in Colombo.

Asiri Surgical Hospital Ltd.

Dr. Mrs. G.P. Liyanage Dr. Mr. Nimal Herat-Gunaratne

21 Kirimandala Mawatha Colombo 05, Sri Lanka
8.00 a.m.-1.00 p.m. Monday to Saturday

How to schedule a medical exam with Asiri Surgical Hospital Ltd.:

When are appointments available at Asiri Surgical Hospital Ltd.?

Cost of medical exam at Asiri Surgical Hospital Ltd.:

Types Cost

Additional Costs

Special Instructions for Medical Exam

Methods of payment:

  • Cash

What to bring to the medical exam

  • Your visa interview appointment letter
  • Passport
  • 4 recent photographs
  • Copy of immunization records
  • DS-260 confirmation pages

US Embassy Colombo Visa Appointment

Here you can learn everything you need to know regarding your immigrant visa appointment at the Colombo US Embassy . Find out where to go and what to bring, along with instructions on cancelling or rescheduling your Colombo US Embassy appointment.

What to Bring to Your Immigrant Visa Interview Appointment at the US Embassy Colombo

  • Your interview letter from National Visa Center (NVC)
  • Your passport (unexpired, and valid for six months beyond your date of intended entry to U.S.)
  • Two (2) color passport-size photographs of each person applying for a visa
  • DS-260 Confirmation Page
  • Medical examination results in sealed envelope
  • Original and certified copies of birth certificates for all children of main applicant, even if the child is not immigrating to U.S.
  • I-864 Affidavit of Support and supporting documents (if your application is based on family relationship)
  • Proof of U.S. Petitioner’s legal status and domicile in the United States (if your application is based on family relationship)
  • Evidence of relationship between petitioner and visa applicant (if your application is based on family relationship)
  • Original police certificates
  • Letter from your U.S. employer dated less than one month ago.
  • Original and copy of criminal and court records, if you have been arrested
  • Original and copy of military records
  • Original and copy of adoption documents
  • Original and copy of civil documents, including your birth certificate, and if applicable, your marriage certificate (if applicable), divorce decress, and death certificates.


Where to Go for Immigrant Visa Interview in Colombo

On your visa appointment date, arrive at the Colombo US Embassy address:

210 Galle Road, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka

Special Instructions for Your Visa Interview Appointment

Bringing of bags are not permitted inside the embassy.

Sending documents to the U.S. Embassy - Colombo

Sometimes, a consular or embassy official will ask for additional information or documents from you, either before or after the visa appointment. The Colombo U.S. Embassy instructs you to send documents in the following ways:

Mail documents to: Consular Section, 221g Processing, U.S. Embassy Colombo, 210 Galle Road, Colombo 3
Drop-off instructions:
Drop off the envelope with the guards at the embassy entry gate any time from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 8:00 a.m. to noon Fridays

Rescheduling or Cancelling Your Immigrant Visa Appointment at the Colombo U.S. Embassy

If you need to reschedule or cancel your immigrant visa interview, here are your options.

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