Sherpa - Visa and Travel Restrictions API

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Check Visa Validity

Check status or validity of an eVisa application.

Using the API, you can check the status and validity of an EEREER - An Electronic Entry Requirement(EERs) is a document or authorization issued by a government to a traveller prior to their arrival. These Electronic Entry Requirements serve as a way for governments to understand who's entering their country before the traveller has arrived. Examples include: eVisa, eTA, ESTA, NzETA . You can check the validity of an application that was submitted through Sherpa, or outside of Sherpa - through government, or other channels.

Check Validity

To check the validity of a visa, you must provide some information about the passengers to our API. The required information varies, depending on the type of visa and the country it was issued by.

For example, to check the status of an USA ESTA, you need to collect the following information:

  • Passport Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Country of Citizenship
  • Passport Issue Date
  • Passport Expiry Date

While for Sri Lankan eTA, all you need is the following:

  • Passport Number
  • Country of Citizenship

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Check Visa Validity


Check status or validity of an eVisa application.

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