Director General of Health
Services of Sri Lanka has issued new guidelines on 28 September 2021 on
quarantine measures for travellers arriving in Sri Lanka during the COVID-19
These guidelines are effective
from 29 September to 31 October 2021.
As per the latest Circular dated
03 October 2021 from Health Ministry of Sri Lanka, the requirement to obtain
the Foreign Ministry and Civil Aviation Authority approval to arrive in Sri
Lanka by foreign nationals and dual citizens travelling on foreign passports
has been cancelled.
Furthermore, the Department of
Immigration and Emigration of Sri Lanka has resumed the issuance of Electronic
Travel Authorization (ETA) for fully vaccinated travellers. Fully vaccinated
travellers to Sri Lanka can obtain ETAs via online from the link www.eta.gov.lk.
Travellers with a history of COVID-19
within past six months and if arriving only with a single dose of vaccine taken
after two weeks of recovery and their unvaccinated children below 18 years:
travellers of two years and above have to arrive with negative COVID-19 PCR
Report done within 72 hours of embarkation. If they have a history of infection
within last three months, instead of a PCR test, they could arrive with a negative
COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test report done within 48 hours prior to embarkation
(as mentioned in Section C in letter dated 2021-09-28)