International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Monaco to Sri Lanka.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
34.14
Increased by-4.77
at 12/3/2021
Vaccinated
74.13%
Increased by0.08%
at 12/3/2021
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers from selected countries who don't have a travel history in selected countries in the past 14 days prior to arrival are allowed to enter Sri Lanka. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Relevant Travel History
Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and 3 more countries
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Sri Lanka Tourism
Start Date
1/20/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for entry

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Description

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 6 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
Start Date
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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Description

Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arriving in Sri Lanka. Each traveler must have their own form filled out.

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Sri Lanka Tourism
Start Date
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

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 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.

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Sri Lanka Tourism
Start Date
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Recommended

Recommended health insurance

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are recommended to have comprehensive travel insurance that will cover health and other expenses related to COVID-19.

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Sri Lanka Tourism
Start Date
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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Travel Purpose
Tourism
Description

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
Start Date
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Mandatory

Mandatory health pass for public activity

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Description

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.

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US Embassy for Sri Lanka
Start Date
Changed

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

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
Start Date
Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Sri Lanka.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
34.14
Increased by-4.77
at 12/3/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
10.20%
Increased by-2.60%
at 12/2/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
74.13%
Increased by0.08%
at 12/3/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
15,935,634
Increased by16,439
at 12/3/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.97
Increased by-0.05
at 12/1/2021

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

Local Guidelines

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...
Checked
12/4/2021

Use of mask

Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in all public spaces and while on public transportation.

Public transportation

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

Restaurants

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Restrictions in place
Severity
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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

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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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

Status
Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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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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