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Register as an exporter (TIN/VAT registration) with Customs  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

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Sri Lanka Customs

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

TIN/VAT number registered in ASYCUDA World system
Access to use ASYCUDA World system

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application form to register as an exporter or importer with Customs
National identity card
VAT certificate
TIN certificate
Exporter registration letter
Grama Niladhari letter
Sole proprietorship business registration
Affidavit (x 2)
Birth certificate (x 2)
Partnership business registration certificate
Business registration certificate (certificate of incorporation)
Form 1
Form 20
Proof of address
Billing proof
Photos of all the directors

Cost: Free

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Free of charge

Total Duration 10mn - 45mn  expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 10mn 45mn
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 5mn 30mn
Attention at counter: 5mn 15mn

Laws 2 expand_more expand_less

  Section 57
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