International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Sri Lanka From Moldova is Allowed with Additional Requirements

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Travelers are allowed to enter Sri Lanka. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Sri Lanka Tourism
Start Date
1/21/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arriving in Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka Tourism
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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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 a 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 who have valid documentation of recovery from COVID-19 at least 28 days and at most 90 days before departure, 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.

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Sri Lanka Tourism
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Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results for entry

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Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure.

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.

All test results must be in English.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 2.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
  • A Antigen Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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Sri Lanka Tourism
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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory health pass for public activity

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Travelers are required to present a health pass before checking in to hotels and other public places. The health pass should be presented as valid proof of vaccination.

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US Embassy for Sri Lanka
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Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival. Travelers are still recommended to use "Safe and Secure" certified accommodations and travel agents.

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Sri Lanka Tourism
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers must wear masks in public places such as on public transportation, in businesses, and in public buildings.

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Sri Lanka Tourism
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Sri Lanka.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
41.23
Decreased by0.21
at 10/14/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
13.90%
Decreased by1.00%
at 10/14/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
68.59%
Increased by0.49%
at 10/14/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
14,745,130
Increased by105,451
at 10/14/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.73
Decreased by0.03
at 10/12/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

The Sri Lankan Ministry of Health has declared the country is under Risk Alert Level 3. Under these guidelines, a nationwide ban on all gatherings is in place. Curfew may be in place in high-risk areas. Updates related to the COVID-19 response in Sri Lanka can be found at https://www.epid.gov.lk/w...
Last Checked
10/13/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
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Required
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Face masks are required in all public spaces and while on public transportation.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Restrictions in place
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Public transportation is operating with adapted safety measures in place, only seated passengers are allowed on buses and trains.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as social distancing. Restaurants may be closed in high-risk areas.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as social distancing. Bars may be closed in high-risk areas.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Closed
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Restrictions in place
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Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing. Non-essential businesses may be closed in high-risk areas.

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