About the Embassy

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka recognized the State of Israel in 1950. The diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Israel were established on 01st June 1956 which was resumed in May 2000. Sri Lanka opened its resident Mission in Tel Aviv in October 2000. While Israel does not have a resident Mission in Sri Lanka, the Embassy of Israel in New Delhi is concurrently accredited to Sri Lanka.

Bilateral relations between the two countries are cordial and friendly. Exchange of bilateral visits further strengthened the existing relations between the two countries.

The Embassy continues to facilitate and co-ordinate trade activities on the economic front which is the principal focus at present. The Embassy continuously seeks opportunities for trade and investment promotion with the Israeli private and public sectors. The major exports from Sri Lanka to Israel are diamonds, precious stones, tea, rubber and rubber based products, coconut and coconut fiber, articles of apparel and accessories.

There are approximately 7000 Sri Lankans working in Israel in the caregiving sector. Under an agreement signed between the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) and Population and Boarder Authority (PIBA) in Israel, Sri Lankans are recruited for seasonal agricultural work in Israel in small scale since the year 2010. The Embassy provides a range of consular services to attend to the needs of the Sri Lankan community based in Israel and to maintain and strengthen the relationships between the two countries.

Quick Links & Contacts

Government Institutions




Import Export Trade

Exchange Rates in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Citizen Services

The Embassy offers a range of services to Sri Lankans working and living in Israel.The Embassy is fully equipped with the resources and staff to offer the following services.

  • Passports
  • Visa
  • Registration of Birth
  • Registration of Marriages
  • Registration of Deaths
  • Authentication/Attestation of Documents
  • Translation of Documents
  • Consular Fees
  • Downloads - Consular forms

News Articles


Political Stability and Peace are one of the main ingredients to attract investors, improve tourism development and prosperity of a Nation.

Compassionate justice for peace, prosperity and development

Justice is a concept of moral righteousness based on ethics, nationality, law, natural law, religion , equality along with the punishment of the breach of the commitment.

Regime Change

In the world family the Governments change either democratically or violently. In the past violent changes of governments have taken place more often.

Towards Wonder of Asia with Regional and World Peace

Sri Lanka is a senior member of the world family maintaining high standards of Human Rights on international standards which is not an alien system to us. Our culture is based on amity, goodwill and loving kindness.

Register with the Embassy

Sri Lanka Embassy in Israel calls for all Sri Lankans in Israel to get registered with the Embassy by filling in the brief registration form. Registration with the Embassy will prove extremely helpful in the case of an emergency and is also important for a number of other concerns.

Click here to register with the Embassy.

National Day Supplements

74th Independence Day Celebrations of Sri Lanka - 2022

Israel   :   Sri Lanka

Embassy of Sri Lanka