Health Protocols issued by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority

Health Protocols issued by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority for travellers arriving to Sri Lanka who are   fully vaccinated, Covid 19 recovered and not vaccinated or not fully vaccinated.

07/10/2021
Quarantine measures for travellers arriving in Sri Lanka during the COVID-19 pandemic effective from 29 September 2021

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 pandemic.

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:

The 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)


29/09/2021
GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR NORWEGIANS TO SEE THE BEAUTY OF SRI LANKA

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Norway on behalf of Sri Lanka Tourism Promotional Bureau participated on Regional Workshop events August 30th to September 2nd, 2021 held in Stavanger, Bergen, Trondheim and Oslo. The Embassy participation was arranged by H.E. the Ambassador, Mr. Godfrey Cooray & coordinated by Mr. Arne Sundt-Bjerck from ANTOR Norway who organizes events to promote tourism abroad for Norwegians, where Sri Lanka is one of their important partners. Ms. Rosie Jones, Business Development Officer and Ms. Yamuna Dissanayake, Attachè of the Embassy participated on all the events.

The main objective of these events were to meet face to face with outbound travel agents and tour operators, travel journalists and bloggers around the country and make them aware of the variety of experiences Sri Lanka has to offer to the Norwegian tourists.


08/09/2021