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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 5 expand_more expand_less

A declaration company
Sri Lanka Customs (port of colombo) (x 2)
Bank of Ceylon/Peoples Bank
Sri Lanka Customs
Warehouse/Location of goods

Results 4 expand_more expand_less

Agreement with declaration company
Warehouse gate pass (SLPA)
Consignment released
Approved CusDec

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

CusDec (x 2)
Value declaration form (VDF) (x 2)
Commercial invoice (x 2)
Bill of Lading (x 2)
Delivery order (x 2)
Packing list (x 2)
Letter of credit (x 2)
Approved notification form (x 2)
Import control license (ICL) (x 2)
Catalogue of imported equipment (x 2)
Literature on the imported equipment (x 2)
Document on the manufacture process of the equipment (x 2)
Assessment notice
Customs Declaration (CusDec)
Insurance certificate

Estimated cost LKR  250

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LKR expand_more expand_less
  • LKR Add Name Here
LKR 250
Computer fee for clearance of goods

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

  min max
Total time (sum): 1h. 15mn 2d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 35mn 5h. 5mn
Attention at counter: 40mn 3h. 15mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 1d 1/2

Laws 1 expand_more expand_less

  Sections 10, 12, 13, 16, 47, 49
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