Living in Sri Lanka, from Switzerland
"On coming to Colombo, I was dreading the culture shock. However, expats and local contacts gave me some great advice. "
Living in Sri Lanka, from Belgium
"It was fun to find other cricket fans among the expats around here and watch some matches at a Colombo club together. "
InterNations - a trusted Network for British in Sri Lanka
- Join our community and get to know members of Sri Lanka’s vibrant expat community
- Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Sri Lankan expat living
- Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Colombo, Kandy and many other regions
InterNations – Uniting British living in Sri Lanka
Would you like to get in touch with other British in Sri Lanka? Are you in need of help and advice from your British compatriots? Or would you like to join other British expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the spiritual heart of the country?
Whether you have settled as an expat in Sri Lanka or are still living in the UK and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Sri Lanka offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of British expats in Sri Lanka, coming from all corners of the UK - from Glasgow, over London to Cardiff.
British Expats in Sri Lanka Posted:
Hi all, I've been here for nearly 2 years now, and my boyfriend moved over around 4 months ago....
A newly built house (Mediterranean style), with swimming pool, designer bathroom, modern kitchen & ...
where exactly is the land located does it have mains water services and clear access any exist...
Dehiwala (Colombo), unfurnished, fully tiled annex for rent. 1 min walk to Galle Road, 5 min walk t...
Hi Was wondering what the brands were for baby milk powder in Sri Lanka? We arrive next week to SL...
As far as I know, you can only get a Sri Lankan licence if you are in the country for more than 6 m...
Fellow British in Sri Lanka
Find Tips and Advice on Sri Lanka from British Expats
Of course, expat living in Sri Lanka is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow British is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Sri Lankan way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other British in Sri Lanka, residing in Colombo, Galle, Kandy and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of British in Colombo.
If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for British food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Sri Lankan InterNations Community:
- Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from the UK in Sri Lanka.
- Obtain and share insider tips in our Sri Lanka Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get roast beef in Galle.
- Search the InterNations Places database for Sri Lanka to get information on institutions from your home country, including the British embassy.
From the spiritual heart of the country to the administrative capital and largest city, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly British expats in Sri Lanka.
Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow British in Sri Lanka
Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Sri Lanka. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Sri Lankan rice and curry, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Colombo’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see cool highland hill retreats as well as other beautiful landmarks in Sri Lanka.
Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from the UK and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Hello from our British living in Sri Lanka!