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Steps (5) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Customs clearance  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 1 expand_more expand_less

Sri Lanka Customs (x 5)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Survey report

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Request letter (x 2)
Cargo manifest (x 2)
Bill of Lading (x 3)
Supporting document
Approval from Deputy Director of Customs (x 2)
No objection letter
Sri Lanka Port Authority, SAGT or CICT Approval
Safety approval
Initial Survey report
Appointed panel examination form

Estimated cost LKR  2,000

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LKR expand_more expand_less
  • LKR Add Name Here
LKR 800
For 20ft container
LKR 1,200
For 40ft container

Total Duration 1h. 15mn - 1d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 1h. 15mn 1d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 25mn 1h. 5mn
Attention at counter: 50mn 5h. 50mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 4h.

Laws 1 expand_more expand_less

  Sections 37, 40
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