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Obtain VAT certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 1 expand_more expand_less

Sri Lanka Inland Revenue (x 3)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

VAT certificate

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application form to register for VAT
Request letter
Written submission
Token number (IRD)
Form 1
National identity card (x 4)
Proof of address (x 2)
Sole proprietorship business registration
Partnership business registration certificate
Proforma invoice
Authorization letter

Cost: Free

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Free of charge

Total Duration 35mn - 3h. 10mn  expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 35mn 3h. 10mn
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 15mn 35mn
Attention at counter: 20mn 35mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 2h.

Laws 2 expand_more expand_less

INLAND REVENUE ACT, NO. 24 OF 2017 Inland Revenue Act, no. 24 of 2017
  Sections 102, 103
Value Added Tax Act, No. 14 of 2002 Value Added Tax Act, No. 14 of 2002
  Section 10
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