Visit Sri Lanka

Visa Information

Visa Support Letter Requests

You should register for the conference to receive a VISA letter. The ICTer committee will provide visa support letters to attendees and authors with accepted papers upon request. Please refer all requests to ………………….(email address)

The information below will be asked for a VISA invitation letter:

  • Name as it appears on your passport
  • Job Title
  • Institution
  • Phone
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Address
  • Passport No
  • Date of Birth

For Sri Lankan Visa

All Tourists or Business travelers to Sri Lanka must have Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) for entering Sri Lanka. Please visit for more information.

For more information regarding the types of visas please visit the official website of the Department of Immigration and Emigration of Sri Lanka. 

Necessary materials to apply for Sri Lankan Visa

Getting There

Conference Venue

ICTer International Conference 2023 will take place at the University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) in Sri Lanka, from November 7th to 10th, 2023.

The main conference proceedings will be held in the multi-purpose auditorium housed on the 4th floor of the new building at the UCSC which has theatre-style seating with approximately 325 seats downstairs and 98 seats on the balcony located on the 5th floor. It also has a State-of-the-art Digital Podium with HD AV Media Control System and a JBL Line Array Sound Reinforcement System powered by a Crown mixer and power amplifiers.

Directions to the Venue

Getting to the location of our conference is easy, convenient, and affordable . We provide a selection of transportation recommendations below from Colombo International Airport Ratmalana, Sri Lanka.

Option 1: Taxi

A taxi ride to the conference venue takes approximately 30 minutes and will approximately cost 1000 LKR by a Three Wheeler (Tuk tuk), and 1500 LKR by Car. (These prices may vary according to different factors – traffic, time of the day)

We have a few suggestions for mobile apps that you can use to rent a taxi.

Option 2: By Bus


About Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, also known as the “pearl of the Indian Ocean,” is a beautiful island located in South Asia. With a rich cultural heritage and a diverse landscape, Sri Lanka offers a unique experience to visitors.

Sri Lanka has a long and storied history, with evidence of human settlement dating back over 35,000 years. Over the centuries, the island has been ruled by various kingdoms and empires, each leaving its mark on the country’s culture and architecture.

Today, Sri Lanka is a vibrant and modern nation with a booming economy and a thriving tourism industry. Visitors to the country can enjoy a wide range of activities, from exploring ancient ruins and temples to hiking in the mountains or relaxing on beautiful beaches. In addition to its rich cultural heritage, Sri Lanka is also known for its incredible biodiversity. Sri Lanka boasts a diverse and flavorful cuisine that is a harmonious blend of various spices and ingredients. It’s a wonderful tourist destination that offers something for everyone.

Places of Interest in Sri Lanka

Around Colombo

  • Gangaramaya Temple:

This Buddhist temple is a beautiful and peaceful place to visit in the heart of Colombo. It features a museum, a library, and a large collection of religious artifacts.

  • National Museum of Colombo:

This museum is a must-visit for history buffs. It houses a collection of artifacts and exhibits that showcase Sri Lanka’s rich cultural heritage.

  • Old Colombo Dutch Hospital:

This restored colonial-era building is now a shopping and dining complex. It features a range of boutique shops, restaurants, and cafes in a beautiful historic setting.

  • Pettah Market:

This bustling street market is a great place to shop for souvenirs and local goods. It’s a colorful and lively place to explore, with vendors selling everything from spices to textiles to jewelry.

Young Outstanding Researcher

Young outstanding researchers are the future of the scientific community, and we want to recognize and celebrate their achievements. This competition is designed to identify the most outstanding young researchers and provide them with the recognition they deserve.

We'll be looking for researchers who have already demonstrated exceptional talent and promise in their field. Whether it's through groundbreaking research, innovative ideas, or a commitment to advancing the frontiers of knowledge, we want to see evidence that you're already making an impact in your field.

We're particularly interested in researchers who are working on cutting-edge topics or exploring new areas of inquiry. We're looking for individuals who are pushing the boundaries of what is currently known, and who have the potential to make significant contributions to their field in the years to come.

We'll also be evaluating the quality and impact of your research work. We'll be looking for evidence of rigorous methodology, innovative thinking, and the potential for real-world application. We'll be assessing the quality of your publications, the impact of your work, and your potential for continued success in the field.

But we're not just looking for exceptional researchers - we're also looking for individuals who have the potential to become leaders in their field. We'll be evaluating your leadership potential, communication skills, and ability to collaborate with others.

Overall, the Young Outstanding Researcher competition is an opportunity for you to showcase your exceptional talent, dedication, and promise as a young researcher. We encourage you to apply and show us why you're the most outstanding young researcher in your field.

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Most Contributing Researcher

The Most Contributing Researcher competition recognizes researchers who have made significant contributions to their field over the course of their careers. We're looking for individuals who have dedicated themselves to advancing the frontiers of knowledge, and whose work has had a meaningful impact on their field and beyond.

But we're not just looking for exceptional researchers - we're also looking for individuals who have made meaningful contributions to their community and society as a whole.

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Most Popular Researcher

This exciting competition is designed to help talented students like you showcase your research skills and connect with top professionals in academia and industry. Our focus is on selecting the most popular researcher from among the participating students, and we'll be evaluating a variety of factors to determine the winner.

One of the key factors we'll be looking at is your connection with academia and industry. We believe that strong connections and collaborative potential are essential for success in research.

We'll also be considering your communication skills, leadership abilities, and overall potential to become successful researchers. Effective communication and collaboration are critical in research, and we'll be looking for evidence that you have these skills and the potential to develop them further.

Overall, the Research Talent Event provides an excellent opportunity for you to showcase your research talents, connect with top professionals in academia and industry, and potentially win the title of most popular researcher. We encourage you to apply and show us what you've got.

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