The Health Ministry of Sri Lanka has removed the preventive measures enforced during the COVID-19 period for persons travelling to Sri Lanka from overseas with effect from 7th December 2022.
ccordingly, the requirement to produce COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate by any person arriving to Sri Lanka via any airport or seaport is removed.
Furthermore, the requirement to produce a pre-boarding or on-arrival negative COVID-19 test (PCR/RAT) by any person arriving to Sri Lanka via any airport or seaport has also been removed.
However, if foreign nationals/tourists become COVID-19 positive after arriving to 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.