• On 31 May, 2021

The Ministry of Health of Sri Lanka has imposed the following revised quarantine measures for inbound travelers to Sri Lanka irrespective of COVID 19 vaccination status with effect from 01st June 2021.

All inbound travelers including Sri Lankans (Sri Lankan Seafarers/ Sea Marshalls arriving to go home), dual citizens, tourists, foreign nationals (including valid resident visa holders) should be mandatorily quarantined at a quarantine hotel/ quarantine center/ safe and secure certified level1 hotel for 14 days, except foreign staff members holding diplomatic passports attached to resident Diplomatic missions in Sri Lanka and their immediate family members.

Children below two years are exempted from Day one (on arrival ) and exit Covid 19 PCR testing

All travelers of twelve years (12 yrs) and above should undergo Day one (on arrival) Covid 19 PCR testing and all travelers of two years and above should undergo Days 11 to 14 PCR testing.

Quarantine period of travelers will be extended, if they are identified as immediate close contacts of a Covid 19 positive person or if arrival is from high-risk countries as decided by health authorities.

These guidelines are effective from 01st – 30th June 2021 and will be revised depending on the Covid 19 situation in the country and global situation.

Sri Lanka Embassy Kathmandu
31. 05. 2021