The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Afghanistan to Sri Lanka.View restrictions for unvaccinated travelers
Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.
Travel is allowed with restrictions
Travelers are allowed to enter Sri Lanka. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.
Transit is allowed
Travelers in international transit are allowed as long as they do not leave the international airport area, and the connecting flight is a maximum of 10 hours of arrival.
Before You Leave
Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for entry
Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure.
All test results must be in English.
This requirement does not apply to:
- Travelers under the age of 12;
- Travelers with valid proof of COVID-19 infection in the past 3 months have the option to present a rapid antigen test taken a maximum of 48 hours before departure.
- A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
- A Antigen Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
Mandatory health insurance
Travelers must pay for COVID-19 local travel insurance at USD $12 with coverage of USD $50,000 for up to 1 month.
Mandatory health declaration form
Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arriving in Sri Lanka. Each traveler must have their own form filled out.
Travelers are required to complete the health declaration form online and upload the relevant documents, such as vaccination records, negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results, and passport data page, before boarding. A QR Code will be issued and must be displayed digitally or on paper. For more information, please see the source.
Mandatory proof of vaccination
Fully vaccinated travelers who have received the recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before departure must carry the original vaccination certificate or verifiable evidence of vaccination. If the certificate is not in English, then a certified English translation of the certificate must be carried as well.
Any vaccination type accepted by the country of origin is acceptable.
Travelers between the ages of 12-18 who have received at least one dose of a Pfizer vaccine a minimum of 2 weeks before arriving in Sri Lanka will be considered fully vaccinated.
Travelers who have valid documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 6 months and have received one dose of a vaccine at least 14 days before departure will be considered fully vaccinated. The vaccination certificate should indicate that the vaccination course has been completed following the administration of one dose.
Please see the source for more details.
No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival. Travelers are still recommended to use "Safe and Secure" certified accommodations and travel agents.
Mandatory health pass for public activity
Travelers are required to present proof of vaccination before checking in to hotels and other public places. The health pass should be presented as valid proof of vaccination.
While You're There
Masks are mandatory in public
Travelers must wear masks in public places such as on public transportation, in businesses, and in public buildings.
COVID-19 Risk Information
Use of mask
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