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Procedure NamePhytosanitary Certificate for exporting plants and plants products (Airport)



Responsible Agency       

National Plant Quarantine Service

Address: Canada Friendship Road, Katunayake

Phone: 0112 252 028/29

Airport : 0112252575

Legal base of the Procedure

Plant Protection Ordinance 1981


Required Documents


Type of documents



Application Form



Other required Documents as adviced by the Additional Director

If needed


Inspection reports 

If needed


Process Steps

Step 1

Start the process by applying to the Additional Director, NPQS

Step 2

Set up a date for inspection of consignment with the agreement of the Plant Quarantine Operations Division

Step 3

Plant Quarantine Officer conducts the inspection, required laboratory tests

Step 4

Submit an application to the Deputy Director

Step 5

If all requirements are met, receive the SPS Certificate in Plant Quarantine Station of associated port.




The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
SPS certificate Form18-12-201712-03-2018National Plant Quarantine Service This is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
SPS Certificate for exporting plants (Airport)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 requirements No. 35 of 1999 Plant Protection Act31-12-9999Good