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Obtain import control license  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 1 expand_more expand_less

Import and Export Control Department (x 4)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Import control license (ICL)

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application form (indent form) for telecommunication and other equipment
Proforma invoice
Relevant authority clearance/permission to import letter
Business registration certificate (certificate of incorporation)
National identity card
Sole proprietorship business registration
Paying-in voucher (IECD)
Tax invoice (IECD)

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LKR 0 -
0.4 % CIF
For import of brand new items of printers, photocopy machines, fax machines and air conditioning machines. The cost of the import control license is a percentage of CIF value. This cost may be subjected to VAT.

Total Duration 40mn - 1d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 40mn 1d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 20mn 1h. 40mn
Attention at counter: 20mn 1h. 5mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 7h.

Laws 5 expand_more expand_less

 Import & Export (Control) Act No. 1 of 1969. Amendment to the Gaz. Ex. No. 1739/3 of 02.01.2012 Gazette 1813/14 Amendment to the Gaz. Ex. No. 1739/3 of 02.01.2012 (controlled goods) This law states the goods which can be imported subject to a license as well as the goods that are banned from being imported to the country.
  Section Schedule 1
Gazette No. 1739/3 of 02.01.2012 (controlled goods) Gazette No. 1739/3 of 02.01.2012 (controlled goods)
Gazette No. 1872/05. Import and Export Control Regulations No. 4 of 2014 and are effective from 01.08.2014 Gazette No. 1872/05 of 21/07/2014 on Import and Export Control Regulations
  Section Annex 1
Gazette no. 1953/28 on license fee and charges Gazette no. 1953/28 on license fee and charges
  Section Schedule 1
Imports and Exports (Control) Act (Acts No. 1 of 1969; No. 48 of 1985; No. 28 of 1987) Imports and Exports (Control) Act (Acts No. 1 of 1969; No. 48 of 1985; No. 28 of 1987)
  Sections 4, 8, 14
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