COVID regulations for overseas arrivals lifted

Sri Lanka lifts mandatory requirement of Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate to enter the country

by Zulfick Farzan 07-12-2022 | 8:07 AM

COLOMBO (News 1st) - Sri Lanka has completely relaxed the restrictions imposed on overseas arrivals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Accordingly, the requirement to produce a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate by any person arriving to Sri Lanka via any airport or sea port is removed with effect from Tuesday (6).

The Director General of Health Services said that the requirement to produce a pre boarding or on arrival negative COVID-19 test (PCR/RAT) by any person arriving to Sri Lanka via any airpoft or sea port is no longer required.

If foreign nationals/tourists become COVID-19 positive after arriving to Sri Lanka, they should isolate for 7 days in a private hospital/hotel/place of residence. The cost of treatment/isolation should be borne by foreign nationals/tourists.


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