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                                    Ministry of Finance
                            Sri Lanka Customs Department

Importing  Motor Vehicles

The Age Limits for Importing Used / Reconditioned Vehicles
Motor Cars                                       < 3 years
Motorbikes                                       < 3 Years
Vans(13 - 25 seats)                           < 5Years
Busses                                            < 10Years
Lorries                                             < 4Years
Hand Tractors (2wheelers)                 < 10 Years
4 wheeler Tractors(Agricultural)          < 10Years
Three wheelers (Passenger)               < 2 years
Vehicles older than above limits need Import Control License(ICL) to import

Documents Needed to Import a Vehicle

  • Customs Declaration
  • Original of the Bill of Lading
  • Certificate of Cancelation of Registration and It’s English Translation
  • Invoice
  • Original of the Letter of Credit(LC)
  • Packing List
  • Valuation Certificate of the Local Agent
  • Delivery Order
  • Quality Check report ( For Used Vehicles)

Organization Information

Department of Customs

No 40,
Main Street,
Colombo 11.

Telephones:+94-11-2470945 to +94-11-2470948
Fax Nos:+94-11-2446364

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Last Updated On: 2015-07-09 12:56:57
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