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Procedure NamePlant Quarantine Procedure for Import



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

No.  Type Notes
1. Import permit issued by National Plant Quarantine service of Sri Lanka


2. The phytosanitary certificate



3 Certificate of origin must be obtained from a relevant authority  issued according to the Import Permit
4 Packing list/Invoice  
5 Bill of lading/airway Bill  
6  Original ISTA/seed analysis  report If applicable
7 Treatment certificate  
8  other relevant documents  


Process Steps

Step1 Custom  Reference
Step2 Import Registration (Notice of arrival) 
Step3 Process  the documentation 
Step4 Import inspection
Step5 Release of the consignment 






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This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Quarantine Clearance for Plants and Plant products importation SPSNational Plant Quarantine Service This is the Quarantine Clearance procedure for Plants and Plant products importation Entry into Sri Lanka may be denied to any consignment of plant material, which has been imported without required certificate/carries dangerous pathogen/weed/insect or any other pest.No. 35 of 1999 Plant Protection Act31-12-9999Good