Commodity


Chapter
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles

Heading
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a local or wide ar

Sub Heading
851762 -- Machines for the reception, conversion and transmission or regeneration of voice, images or other data, including switching and routing apparatus :

National Heading
85176210 --- Transmission apparatus with or without reception apparatus

 

Tariffs


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Country GroupGroup DescriptionActivityTariff RateUnitValid FromValid To
GENCustoms DutyImportFreeu01-05-201831-12-9999
VATValue Added TaxImport8.0%u01-12-201931-12-9999
INIndo-Sri Lanka FTA - Import DutyImportFreeu01-01-201831-12-9999
PKPakistan-Sri Lanka FTA - Import DutyImportFreeu01-01-201831-12-9999
SFAgreement on South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) - Import DutyImportFreeu01-01-201831-12-9999
SDLeast Developed Countries (LDCs) under SAFTA - Import DutyImportFreeu01-01-201831-12-9999
ICL/SLSIImport Control License/Sri Lanka Standards CertificationImportLu01-01-201831-12-9999
SGSingapore-Sri Lanka FTAImportFreeu01-05-201831-12-9999
PALPort and Airport Development LevyImport10%u06-12-201931-12-9999

 

Measures


Name Type Agency Description Comments Law Validity
General Import Control License Licensing Requirement Department of Import and Export Control An import license is required for the importation of certain commodities, according to the Import and Export Control Act and its amendment. The import license is issued by the Department of Import and Export Control. The import license requirement is applied to the importation of Insecticides and Pesticide substances, Non-Pesticides Chemicals, Chemicals, Petroleum Products & Lubricants, Radio Active Materials, Alcohol & Spirits, Live Animals & Animal Products, Corn & Maize and Cashew, Vehicles, Fish/Canned Fish, Tea, Explosives and Fire Arms, Coins, Sports Goods, Used Furniture,Sludge Oil , Metal Scraps and Waste, Plastic Food Containers, Western Drugs , Veterinary Medicine, Homoeopathic Drugs, Surgical Equipment,Industrial Chemicals, Mainly Ethyl alcohol (Ethanol) and Allied Products and Methanol Ethyl alcohol as an Ingredient for Alcohol, Perfumes and Allied Products, Other Industries and Laboratory Tests Imports and Exports (Control) Act (Acts No. 1 of 1969; No. 48 of 1985; No. 28 of 1987) 31-12-9999

Procedures

Name Description Category View Procedure Detail with Relevant Forms
General Import Control License Department of Import and Export Control: Procedure for obtaining the General Import Control License Import View

Measures


Name Type Agency Description Comments Law Validity
Vendors License for Importing any Telecommunications and Radio Communication Equipment Licensing Requirement Telecommunication Regulatory Commision of Sri Lanka In terms of provision of section 21 of the Telecommunication Act No.25 of 1991 as amended by Act No.27 of 1996, No person shall by way of trade manufacture, import sale, offer for sale, deal in, transfer, hire, lease, demonstrate, maintain or repair of any telecommunications apparatus except under the authority of a licence issued by the Telecommunication Regulation Commission. This measure is applicable for Importing of Telecommunication and Radio-Communication Equipment. A license must be applied for and application of the Vendors License is only through the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission. Sri Lanka Telecommunications Act No 25 of 1991 31-12-9999

Procedures

Name Description Category View Procedure Detail with Relevant Forms
Procedure for Obtaining Vendors License for the importation of Telecommunication and radio communication equipment. This is the procedure for Obtaining Vendors License for the importation of Telecommunication and radio communication equipment. Import View

Measures


Name Type Agency Description Comments Law Validity
Radio Communication Equipment Importation Procedure to be followed by Cellular Mobile Operators/ Vendors Licensing Requirement Telecommunication Regulatory Commision of Sri Lanka Telecommunication Regulation Commission Requires Cellular Mobile Operators and Vendors to follow a necessary procedure in gaining approval for importation of Radio Communication Equipment. Only two numbers (02) of radio communication equipment are permitted to be imported by individuals for personal use. For remote controlled toys except flying objects & boats – max. Five (05) numbers are permitted .Remote Controlled flying objects & Boats are not permitted to be imported due to security reasons Sri Lanka Telecommunications Act No 25 of 1991 31-12-9999

Procedures

Name Description Category View Procedure Detail with Relevant Forms
Radio Communication Equipment Importation Procedure to be followed by Cellular Mobile Operators/ Vendors Telecommunication Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka: TRC requires the Cellular Mobile Operators and vendors to comply with certain requirements before the importation of Radio Communication Equipment. Import View

Measures


Name Type Agency Description Comments Law Validity
Requirement for Bulk Import of Mobile Phones and Equipment General Telecommunication Regulatory Commision of Sri Lanka This is the measure for bulk import of mobile phones and equipment. Applicant must make a formal request for bulk import of Mobile Phones and equipment. Sri Lanka Telecommunications Act No 25 of 1991 31-12-9999

Procedures

Name Description Category View Procedure Detail with Relevant Forms
Bulk import of Mobile Phones or Devices This is the procedure for the bulk importation of Mobile Phones or Devices. Import View

Measures


Name Type Agency Description Comments Law Validity
Requirements for obtaining Approval to Import of Network Equipment into Sri Lanka. Permit Requirement Telecommunication Regulatory Commision of Sri Lanka Applicants who wish to import Network Equiment into Sri Lanka must Obtain letters of Clearance to Controller Imports / Sri Lanka Customs Department / Board of Investment. In terms of the provisions of Section 5(q) of the Telecommunication Act, Terminal Equipment requires Type Approval from the Commission.Schedule 2 of System License issued to operators, authorizes the connection of telecommunication apparatus which is of a type approved by the Commission. Sri Lanka Telecommunications Act No 25 of 1991 31-12-9999

Procedures

Name Description Category View Procedure Detail with Relevant Forms
Procedure For Making Applications to obtain approval to Import Network Equipment in to Sri Lanka. Applicants who wish to import Network Equipment are hereby informed of the Procedure that should be followed to obtain letters of clearance to Controller Imports / Sri Lanka Customs Department / Board of Investment. Import View

Measures


Name Type Agency Description Comments Law Validity
Re-export of Network Equipment General Telecommunication Regulatory Commision of Sri Lanka Applicants who wish to import network equipment into Sri Lanka are hereby informed of the procedure that should be followed to obtain letters of clearance from Controller Imports / Sri Lanka Customs Department / Board of Investment. Applicants who wish to import network equipment must get approval through the Telecommunication Regulation Communication in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Telecommunications Act No 25 of 1991 31-12-9999

Procedures

Name Description Category View Procedure Detail with Relevant Forms
Procedure For Making Applications to obtain approval to Import Network Equipment in to Sri Lanka. Applicants who wish to import Network Equipment are hereby informed of the Procedure that should be followed to obtain letters of clearance to Controller Imports / Sri Lanka Customs Department / Board of Investment. Import View

Measures


Name Type Agency Description Comments Law Validity
Certification of Environmental management system Technical Regulation Sri Lanka Standards Institute EMS certification is a voluntary certification scheme of SLSI which supports the industry to comply with the requirements of the ISO 14001 standard and to demonstrate company's commitment to environmental protection. ISO 14001 standard does not set requirements for any environmental aspect such as emissions or discharges: instead organizations establish their own targets of control based on current performance data or to comply with regulatory requirements Sri Lanka Standards Institution Act 31-12-9999

Procedures

Name Description Category View Procedure Detail with Relevant Forms
Certification of Environmental management system This is the procedure to obtain Certification of Environmental management system Import/Export View