Industrial Chemicals (500)

1. Required documentation

1. Application IECD- 01 (Indent) issued by the Department of Import and Export Duly completed and signed by the Importer with seal affixed.

2. i. Where the importer is an organization,

  • Original and a photocopy of the Business Registration Certificate (It suffices to submit these documents only at the first instance.)

   ii. Where the importer is an individual,

  • National Identity Card and its photocopy

3. Pro forma Invoice issued by the Supplier and it should include the following details:

  • Names and addresses of the Supplier and Importer
  • Details of the good or commodity, quantity and value
  • Country of origin
  • Country of shipment
  • Number and date of the pro forma invoice

4. Letter of Recommendation or Licenses issued to the Controller General of Import and Export by the Organization with relevant authorization to make recommendation for issuance of a license.

2. Procedure

  • Submit the above documents required to obtain the license to the counter of the relevant Unit
  • Make payments to the Shroff  using the Paying-in-Voucher issued by the counter for approved documents    
  • Submit the receipt issued for the payment to the counter
  • After printing and signing the license, obtain the license from the Counter and    photocopies affixed with the seal confirming the issuance of the license

3. License Fees

  • 0.3% of CIF Value + Value Added Tax

1. Required Documentation

  1. Debit Declaration
  2. Customs Declaration
  3. Bank endorsed Commercial Invoice
  4. Import License
  5. Bill of Lading or Air Way Bill
  6. Delivery Order (Where Bill of Lading is only a copy)

2. Debiting Fees

Fee is not charged for debiting of license. However, additional fees should be paid in the event of breach of import and export regulations or terms and conditions.

3. Procedure

  1. Copies and photocopies of required documents should be submitted to the Counter in duplicate.   
  2. Additional fees should be paid, where required to the Shroff using the Paying-in-Voucher provided by the Counter, subsequent to the debiting process by the Officer concerned and the printed Debit Note and the originals should be obtained from the Counter. 

Petroliam Oils, Lubricants and Allied Products (510)

1. Required documentation

    1. Application IECD- 01 (Indent) issued by the Department of Import and Export Duly completed and signed by the Importer with seal affixed.

2. i. Where the importer is an organization,

  • Original and a photocopy of the Business Registration Certificate (It suffices to submit these documents only at the first instance.)

   ii. Where the importer is an individual,

  • National Identity Card and its photocopy

3. Pro forma Invoice issued by the Supplier and it should include the following details:

  • Names and addresses of the Supplier and Importer
  • Details of the good or commodity, quantity and value
  • Country of origin
  • Country of shipment

4. Letter of Recommendation or Licenses issued to the Controller General of Import and Export by the Organization with relevant authorization to make recommendation for issuance of a license.

5. Marine oil

  • Ministry of Petroliam and Mineral Resources Development should obtain an annually renewable License for Bunker Operations for a period of 5 years.

2. Procedure

  1. Submit the above documents required to obtain the license to the counter of the relevant Unit
  2. Make payments to the Shroff  using the Paying-in-Voucher issued by the counter for approved documents    
  3. Submit the receipt issued for the payment to the counter
    After printing and signing the license, obtain the license from the Counter and    photocopies affixed with the seal confirming the issuance of the license

3. License Fees
General License - 0.3% of CIF Value+ Value Added Tax
Block License   - 0.3%  of CIF Value + Value Added Tax and Annual Fees - Rs. 100,000
Marine oil – Under this category, license fee for H.S. 2710.19.40 Marine Gas oil  and H.S. 2710.19.60 High Sulphor Fuel Oil (HSFO) amounts to 0.3% + එකතු කල අගය මත බද්ද.V.A.T.? අය නොකෙරේ.

1. Required Documentation

  1. Original and a photocopy of each of the following documents should be submitted for debiting process.  
  2. Debit Declaration
  3. Customs Declaration
  4. Bank endorsed Commercial Invoice
  5. Import License
  6. Bill of Lading or Air Way Bill
  7. Delivery Order (Where Bill of Lading is only a copy)

2. Debiting Fees
Fee is not charged for debiting of license. However, additional fees should be paid in the event of breach of import and export regulations or terms and conditions.

3. Procedure

  1. Copies and photocopies of required documents should be submitted to the Counter in duplicate.   
  2. Additional fees should be paid, where required to the Shroff using the Paying-in-Voucher provided by the Counter, subsequent to the debiting process by the Officer concerned and the printed Debit Note and the originals should be obtained from the Counter.

Pesticides, Herbicides, Raw materials of Asbestos, Certain Fertilizers and Plastic and Rubber Scraps (520)

1. Required documentation

    1. Application IECD- 01 (Indent) issued by the Department of Import and Export Duly completed and signed by the Importer with seal affixed.

2. i. Where the importer is an organization,

  • Original and a photocopy of the Business Registration Certificate (It suffices to submit these documents only at the first instance.)

   ii. Where the importer is an individual,

  • National Identity Card and its photocopy

3. Pro forma Invoice issued by the Supplier and it should include the following details:

  • Names and addresses of the Supplier and Importer
  • Details of the good or commodity, quantity and value
  • Country of origin
  • Country of shipment

4. Letter of Recommendation or Licenses issued to the Controller General of Import and Export by the Organization with relevant authorization to make recommendation for issuance of a license.

2. Procedure

  1. Submit the above documents required to obtain the license to the counter of the relevant Unit
  2. Make payments to the Shroff  using the Paying-in-Voucher issued by the counter for approved documents    
  3. Submit the receipt issued for the payment to the counter
    After printing and signing the license, obtain the license from the Counter and    photocopies affixed with the seal confirming the issuance of

3. License Fees
0.3% of CIF Value + Value Added Tax

1. Required Documentation

  1. Debit Declaration
  2. Customs Declaration
  3. Bank endorsed Commercial Invoice
  4. Import License
  5. Bill of Lading or Air Way Bill
  6. Delivery Order (Where Bill of Lading is only a copy)

2. Debiting Fees

Fee is not charged for debiting of license. However, additional fees should be paid in the event of breach of import and export regulations or terms and conditions.

3. Procedure

  1. Copies and photocopies of required documents should be submitted to the Counter in duplicate.   
  2. Additional fees should be paid, where required to the Shroff using the Paying-in-Voucher provided by the Counter, subsequent to the debiting process by the Officer concerned and the printed Debit Note and the originals should be obtained from the Counter. 

Radioactive Chemicals (530)

1. Required documentation

    1. Application IECD- 01 (Indent) issued by the Department of Import and Export Duly completed and signed by the Importer with seal affixed.

2. i. Where the importer is an organization,

  • Original and a photocopy of the Business Registration Certificate (It suffices to submit these documents only at the first instance.)

   ii. Where the importer is an individual,

  • National Identity Card and its photocopy

3. Pro forma Invoice issued by the Supplier and it should include the following details:

  • Names and addresses of the Supplier and Importer
  • Details of the good or commodity, quantity and value
  • Country of origin
  • Country of shipment

4. Letter of Recommendation or Licenses issued to the Controller General of Import and Export by the Organization with relevant authorization to make recommendation for issuance of a license.

2. Procedure

  1. Submit the above documents required to obtain the license to the counter of the relevant Unit
  2. Make payments to the Shroff  using the Paying-in-Voucher issued by the counter for approved documents    
  3. Submit the receipt issued for the payment to the counter
    After printing and signing the license, obtain the license from the Counter and photocopies affixed with the seal confirming the issuance of the license 

3. License Fees

0.3% of CIF Value + Value Added Tax

4. Recommending Organization and Customs Classification Code

Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council

2844, 2844.10, 2844.20, 2844.30, 2844.40, 2844.5

1. Required Documentation

  1. Debit Declaration
  2. Customs Declaration
  3. Bank endorsed Commercial Invoice
  4. Import License
  5. Bill of Lading or Air Way Bill
  6. Delivery Order (Where Bill of Lading is only a copy)

2. Debiting Fees

Fee is not charged for debiting of license. However, additional fees should be paid in the event of breach of import and export regulations or terms and conditions.

3. Procedure

  1. Copies and photocopies of required documents should be submitted to the Counter in duplicate.   
  2. Additional fees should be paid, where required to the Shroff using the Paying-in-Voucher provided by the Counter, subsequent to the debiting process by the Officer concerned and the printed Debit Note and the originals should be obtained from the Counter. 

Mainly Ethyl alcohol (Ethanol) and Allied Products and Methanol Ethyl alcohol as an Ingredient for Alcohol, Perfumes and Allied Products, Other Industries and Laboratory Tests (540)

1. Required documentation

    1. Application IECD- 01 (Indent) issued by the Department of Import and Export Duly completed and signed by the Importer with seal affixed.

2. i. Where the importer is an organization,

  • Original and a photocopy of the Business Registration Certificate (It suffices to submit these documents only at the first instance.)

   ii. Where the importer is an individual,

  • National Identity Card and its photocopy

3. Pro forma Invoice issued by the Supplier and it should include the following details:

  • Names and addresses of the Supplier and Importer
  • Details of the good or commodity, quantity and value
  • Country of origin
  • Country of shipment

4. Letter of Recommendation or Licenses issued to the Controller General of Import and Export by the Organization with relevant authorization to make recommendation for issuance of a license.

2. Procedure

  1. Submit the above documents required to obtain the license to the counter of the relevant Unit
  2. Make payments to the Shroff  using the Paying-in-Voucher issued by the counter for approved documents    
  3. Submit the receipt issued for the payment to the counter
    After printing and signing the license, obtain the license from the Counter and photocopies affixed with the seal confirming the issuance of the license 

3. License Fees

1.0 % of CIF Value + Value Added Tax

4. Recommending Organization and Customs Classification Codes

Sri Lanka Excise Department - Ethyl alcohol (Ethanol) හා Methanol
HS අංක -    1703.10, 1703.90, 2905.11, 2207.10, 2207.20.10, 2207.20.20, 2207.20.90

(Energy Drinks)
Import of Energy Drinks does not require the approval of the Department of Excise.  
Quality Report issued by the Sri Lanka Standards Institute (SLS) or the Institute of Industrial Technology (ITI) subsequent to a sample test or Test Report issued by the International SGS Institute and duly certified by the Sri Lanka Standards Institute.         

HS Codes -    2202.90.20, 2202.90.30

1. Required Documentation

  1. Debit Declaration
  2. Customs Declaration
  3. Bank endorsed Commercial Invoice
  4. Import License
  5. Bill of Lading or Air Way Bill
  6. Delivery Order (Where Bill of Lading is only a copy)

2. Debiting Fees

Fee is not charged for debiting of license. However, additional fees should be paid in the event of breach of import and export regulations or terms and conditions.

3. Procedure

  1. Copies and photocopies of required documents should be submitted to the Counter in duplicate.   
  2. Additional fees should be paid, where required to the Shroff using the Paying-in-Voucher provided by the Counter, subsequent to the debiting process by the Officer concerned and the printed Debit Note and the originals should be obtained from the Counter. 

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