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Relaxed Travel Guidelines for Sri Lanka

April 20, 2022

FULLY VACCINATED OR PARTIALLY VACCINATED (AT LEAST ONE DOSE) TRAVELERS

  1. Fully vaccinated travelers departing after two weeks of obtaining the recommended doses of vaccine are exempted from pre-boarding and on arrival PCR tests.
  2. Children between 12 – 18 years, departing after two weeks of obtaining at least a single dose of Pfizer/Moderna vaccine, will be considered fully vaccinated and are exempted from pre-boarding and on arrival PCR tests.
  3. Travelers who have taken at least a single dose of a two-dose vaccine and after vaccination had COVID-19 infection during the past six months will be considered as fully vaccinated and are exempted from pre-boarding and on arrival PCR tests.
  4. Travelers who had COVID-19 infection within the past six months and after infection taken a single dose of a two-dose vaccine will be considered fully vaccinated and are exempted from pre-boarding and on arrival PCR tests.

NON-VACCINATED TRAVELERS

  1. Non - vaccinated travelers and children above 12 years (non-vaccinated) should mandatorily carry a negative PCR test report done within 72 hours prior to embarkation OR a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) report done within 48 hours prior to embarkation. Self-swabs are not allowed. They will be exempted on arrival (Day 1 PCR test) and NO quarantine is required.
  2. Persons with a history of COVID-19 infection for more than 6 months and with a single dose of a two-dose vaccine are NOT considered as fully vaccinated and should arrive with a negative pre-boarding COVID-19 test. They will be exempted from on arrival (Day 1 test) and no quarantine is required.
  3. Children below 12 years are exempted from pre-boarding COVID-19 testing.

**Submission of Health Declaration Form is not required for both Fully vaccinated and Non-vaccinated travelers.

NO MANDATORY FACE MASKS REQUIREMENT OUTDOORS

Wearing face masks in outdoor areas is NOT mandatory. Masks are only mandatory in public transport or indoor functions only. Therefore all travelers have the flexibility to travel on tour without face masks.

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