Sri Lanka lifts restrictions for inbound travel; Restrictions on India arrivals unchanged

Sri Lanka lifts restrictions for inbound travel; Restrictions on India arrivals unchanged

Sri Lanka lifts restrictions for inbound travel; Restrictions on India arrivals unchanged

Written by Zulfick Farzan

26 May, 2021 | 1:41 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Government of Sri Lanka has decided to lift the temporary restriction imposed on inbound travelers to Sri Lanka effective 1st June 2021. Restriction for the passengers who have been to India within the last 14 days will continue until further notice.

The total number of passengers allowed not to exceed 75 plus tourists per flight.

All inbound travelers should be mandatorily quarantined at a Quarantine Hotel/Quarantine Centre/Safe and Secure Certified Level 1 Hotel until completion of 14 days as per the guidelines of the Director-General of Health Services dated 11th May 2021, irrespective of the type/number of doses of vaccine obtained.

Sri Lankan passport holders and Dual Citizens do not require approval to land in Sri Lanka. Foreign nationals, Seafarers, Business, Investment, etc. require approvals from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to enter Sri Lanka along with the entry visa.

Tourists arriving in Sri Lanka please refer to the Tourist Board direction at http://www.srilanka.travel/helloagain/ A negative PCR test must be taken by all categories of travelers prior to the departure point of origin as per airline/country requirements. All passengers must adhere to the paid quarantine procedure

 

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