Sri Lanka to lift restrictions imposed on inbound travellers

by MysrilankaTravel

Sri Lanka has decided to lift the temporary restrictions imposed on inbound travellers to Sri Lanka, from June 1. The restrictions for the passengers who have been to India within the last 14 days will continue until further notice, stated the Chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka Upali Dharmadasa. According to the statement, “the total number of passengers allowed not to exceed 75 plus tourist per flight. All inbounad travellers 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 May 11, 2021, irrespective of the type or number of doses of the COVID-19 vaccine obtained. Sri Lankan passport holders and dual citizens do not require approval to land in Sri Lanka. Foreign nationals, seafarers, businessmen, investors and others are required to obtain the approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to enter the island along with the entry visa. Tourists arriving in Sri Lanka to refer to the Tourist Board’s directives via A negative PCR test must be taken by all categories of travellers prior to departure point of origin as per airline or country requirements. And all passengers must adhere to the paid quarantine procedure.”


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