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Procedure NamePlant Quarantine Procedure for export (seaports)



Responsible Agency       

National Plant Quarantine Service

Address: Canada Friendship Road, Katunayake

Phone: 0112 252 028/29

Sea Port: 0112327533

Airport : 0112252575

Legal base of the Procedure

Plant Protection Ordinance 1981


Required Documents


Type of documents



Application Form



Test Reports



Treatment Certification



No Objection letters from    relevant Institutes

5 Other Certificates  


Process Steps

Step 1

Registration of Exporters

Step 2

Submission of Export Application with Commodity List

Step 3

Pre Export Mandatory Inspection for conformity

  • Sample testinf PSQ, at sea port
  • house  Factory  Inspection 
  • Laboratory  testing 
  • Treatment  supervision 

Step 4

Inspection of the Consignment

Step 5

Issuance of the PSC




The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Application for Registration of Exporters with National Plant Quarantine Service Department of Agriculture in Sri Lanka30-01-201815-02-2018Department of AgricultureThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
SPS Certificate for exporting plants (seaports)SPSNational Plant Quarantine Service A phytosanitary certificate is a document which confirms the health status of a plant material (Plant or plant product) that are exported to a country.Material that needs special export permits must comply with the requirementsNo. 35 of 1999 Plant Protection Act31-12-9999Good