Health Protocol for Arrivals to Sri Lanka Tourism Travel Bio Bubble
Applies to International Tourists visiting Sri Lanka under the tourist channel.
Prior to boarding, travelers are required to:
a.Have a valid tourist visa before boarding a flight. All visas must be applied online. Visit www.eta.gov.lk
b. Before applying for the visa, ensure you have the following.
i. A pre-confirmed booking at a Level 1 ‘Safe & Secure Certified’ hotel/s for up to 15 days depending on the duration of your stay and vaccination status. Hotel booking/s could be made directly with the hotel or through ‘Safe & Secure’ certified travel Agent or OTA. Visitors are allowed to move within L1 hotels and using all facilities of the hotel upon the negative on arrival PCR. Please visit www.srilanka.travel/helloagain.
ii. Pay to hotel or Travel agent for the mandatory COVID-19 local travel insurance cover at USD 12 for a policy of USD 50,000 up to a period of one month (including children below 2 years).
iii. Pay to hotel or Travel agent for PCR tests (USD 40 per PCR test) depending on the status of your vaccination.(Refer to table 1 below).
c. Have negative PCR test done within 72 hours prior to embarkation (Children below 2 years are excluded).
Please check your airlines requirements also.
Airport transfers to be arranged by either the respective Certified Safe & Secure L1 hotel or Certified Safe & Secure travel agent. All travelers should undergo On Arrival (Day One) COVID-19 PCR tests;
• Children between 2- 12 years of age will be exempted from On Arrival (Day One) PCR testing ONLY if they are following the non-vaccinated route.
• Children below 2 years are exempted from PCR testing. However, if the parents/guardians develop symptoms or result in positive PCR test reports, children will undergo PCR tests.
At the airport produce the following:
• Negative COVID-19 PCR report (English) taken within 72 hours prior to embarkation (All travelers excluding children below 2 years).
• Original vaccination certificate/card (together with a certified copy of English language translation if the certificate/card is not in English or if relevant data are not indicated in English in a non – English certificate/card) or verifiable evidence of vaccination.
• Completed Health Declaration Form.