IRO can assist you with the process of applying for entry and extending your visa, and help you have the best possible start to life in KDU. We also help you make the most of being part of our Global Community.

Services Available

Immigration services: We provide free advice on immigration law and requirements to current and prospective international students. We run drop-in sessions and appointments with Immigration Advisers.

Travel and arrival: We are here to provide you with information and services to help you prepare your travel, and to make sure your journey and arrival are easy and stress-free. We provide a free Meet and Greet service for international students arriving in Colombo and can help you if you encounter any problems such as lost luggage.
Orientation: We offer year-round welcome and orientation sessions to help you settle in quickly. We can help you get started, complete registration, and contact family and friends.

Life in Colombo: We can provide support to ease the transition to life in Sri Lanka and help you make the most out of your time in Colombo. This includes help opening a bank account, supporting you to adapt to life in a new culture and feel at home in Sri Lanka through our foster parenting program.

Global Community opportunities: We help international students feel part of one KDU global community and develop cultural awareness and other skills valued by employers. We connect students from different cultural backgrounds.
Open: 8.00 am – 5.00pm (Mon – Fri)

Entrances: Main entrances on 2nd Cross Lane, Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) building. The International Relations Office is located on Level 03.