The requirement to produce a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate by any person
arriving to Sri Lanka via any airport or seaport is hereby removed.
The requirement to produce a pre-boarding or on-arrival negative COVID-19 test
(PCR/RAT) by any person arriving in Sri Lanka via any airport or seaport is hereby
If foreign nationals/tourists become COVID-19 positive after arriving in 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.
The above measures will be applicable irrespective of other directives in any
previous guidelines/letters/circulars issued by the Director General of Health
This guideline is effective for the persons arriving in Sri Lanka via airports or seaports from 00:00 hrs on 07th December 2022 and persons who have already arrived.
Dr. Asela Gunawardena
Director General of Health Services