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Issuing of Curfew Passes for Exporters

Summary

Non-BOI exporting companies located within an area under quarantine curfew can obtain curfew passes to transport employees from outside the quarantine curfew area(s) to the said location.

Updated on : 15-10-2020


Issuing of Curfew Passes for Exporters

If you are a non-BOI exporting company located within an area under quarantine curfew, employees from outside the quarantine curfew area(s) can be transported under permit, to the said location to ensure the continuity of essential export related activities.

Relevant information and specimen applications could be obtained from the following contacts:

For Export Agriculture Sector:
Ms. Malani Baddegamage
Director - Export Agriculture
Email: malani@edb.gov.lk

For Industrial Products Sector:
Mr. Harsha Pathberiya
Actg. Director - Industrial Products
Email: hdp@edb.gov.lk

For Export Services & Electronic Products Sectors:
Ms. Manoja Dissanayake
Actg. Director - Export Services
Email: manojad@edb.gov.lk

Important :

Number of staff members / workers planned to be deployed should be in accordance with the following condition:

Factories situated in the areas under quarantine curfew must work with employees residing outside Gampaha, Minuwangoda, Veyangoda, Divulapitiya and Meerigama Police Areas Factories outside quarantine curfew areas also could operate with workers residing outside above Police areas. No workers residing in above quarantine areas will be allowed to work in any factory either within or outside the quarantine curfew areas. EDB requests all companies to provide the correct details of all employees certifying that they are residing outside quarantine curfew areas.

Random PCR tests (1% everyday) have to be carried out in the factories for employees who report on duties, as per the Guidelines issues by the Ministry of Health and required to upload records of the PCR Tests carried out by your company for employees using the online link provided below.

www.edb.gov.lk/covidinfo 


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