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Procedure NameCustoms House Agent Registration




Responsible Agency

Customs Department

Address: Sri Lanka Customs, No. 40, Main Street,  Colombo 11,  Sri Lanka.

Phone: +94 11 222 1333


Legal base of the Procedure

Customs Ordinance  


Required Documentation

No.  Type Notes
1. Request Letter Signed by the Proprietor/Partner/Director
2. Application Form  
3. Business Registration Certificate  Originals with Photocopies
4. TIN Originals with Photocopies
5. VAT Originals with Photocopies
6. Form 1/ Form 2A/ Form 48/ Form 41 Obtained from Company Registrar- Originals with Photocopies
7. Article of association/ Memorandum of association Originals with Photocopies
8. Shipping Agents License Only for Shipping Agents- Originals with Photocopies
9. Deed or Lease Agreement  
10. Proof of Address Electricity Bill/ Water Bill/ Telephone Bill-within two months
11 Location Map of the Company  
12. Photos of Proprietor/ Partner/ Director with full name, NIC No, Residential address and specimen signature included in a Letter Head of the Company  
13. Inventory list with all the serial of electronic equipments and office setup Plan  
14. Cash Guarantee for Rs. 50000/= deposited in Sri Lanka Customs  
15. NIC Originals with Photocopies
16. Cancellation letter of previous CHA pass  Originals with Photocopies-if any
17. Certificate of Competence  Originals with Photocopies-CHA Certificate issued by Sri Lanka Customs
18. CIU Report Originals with Photocopies
19. Police Report Originals with Photocopies-within two years
20. Grama Niladhari Certificate Originals with Photocopies-within six month


Process Steps

Step 1 Submit all the relevant original documents with photocopies to customs
Step 2 Customs will process the documentation
Step 3 Register 



The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
This is the application form for Taxpayer Registration (For Individual and Proprietorship)20-12-201728-02-2018Inland Revenue Department This is Dowload File
Application for the registration of customs house agent in terms of section 115 of the customs ordinance 05-01-201806-07-2018Customs DepartmentThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Customs House Agents Registration Registration RequirementCustoms DepartmentThis application for registration of Customs House Agent Application for registration of Customs House Agent in terms of Section 115 of the Customs OrdinanceCustoms Ordinance 31-12-9999Good