The Sri Lankan government has announced it will update its entry requirements.

Key Points:

  • To enter the country on or after Jan. 1, 2022, eligible travelers must:
    • Complete the online Health Declaration Form before departure.
    • Upload COVID-19 vaccination record, pre-departure negative test and traveler’s passport data page before departure.
    • Present a valid QR code that was issued by the Sri Lankan government upon arrival.

Additional Information: Children under the age of 12 are no longer required to have a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure to enter the country. More information regarding Sri Lanka’s entry and health requirements for its citizens, residents and foreign nationals can be found here.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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