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  Required Forms     Application Form
Obtaining Part Shipment Licenses

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Eligibility
The Business organization must be registered.

Type of Importation Relevant Authority
Western drugs The applicant should have registration certificate and import? license issued by the Cosmetics Devices and drugs authority.(Ministry of Health).
Homoeopathic drugs The applicant should have the letter of approval issued by the Sri Lanka Homeopathic Council.
Veterinary drugs The applicant should have the letter of approval issued by the Department of Animal Production and Health in Peradeniya.
Ayurvedic medicine The applicant should have the letter of approval issued by the Department of Ayurveda.
Surgical equipment The applicant should have the letter of approval by the Cosmetic Devices and Drugs Authority (Ministry of Health) &(Department of Animal Production and Health).

Submission Procedure
Obtain Application Forms
Counter – Unit 01

Making Payments
Counter – Cashier

Submission of Application Form, Request Letter and Documents

Support Documents Required

Procedure

Step 1: Applicant should obtain indent form from chief clerk of the Unit 01 drugs.
Step 2: Applicant should submit 4 copies of filled indent form and 4 copies of invoice with support documents.
Step 3: Unit 01 checks the indent forms and support documents
Step 4: License request is put to Import/Export controller for approval
Step 5: Assistant controller approves the License request and applicant should pay the license Fee 0.1% of invoice value
Step 6: Licenses are prepared using computer and submitted to Assistant Controller for approval
Step 7: Assistant Controller puts signature.
Step 8: Out of the 3 copies, 2 are given to the applicant and the Bank and the other one is kept with the department.

Note: If the submitted information is incorrect the request will be rejected.

Time Line for processing: Within one day

Submission Time Line
Obtain Application Form

Counter – Unit 01
Time – 8:30 am to 4:15 pm
Working Days – Monday to Friday
Holidays – Public and Mercantile Holidays

Making Payments

Counter – Cashier
Time – 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Working Days – Monday to Friday
Holidays – Public and Mercantile Holidays

Submission of Application Form, Request Letter and Documents

Counter – Unit 01
Time – 8:30 am to 4:15 pm
Working Days – Monday to Friday
Holidays – Public and Mercantile Holidays

Validity Time Line
Validity Period for these Items will be 06 months

Costs Related to the Service
Fee : License Fee – 0.2% of the Invoice value

Penalties : If any applicant has imported goods without a license, the Assistant Controller will decide the percentage to be charged on the importation value.

Surcharge : No surcharge involved.

Special Cases
If the Importation is done without a license, the Import License is issued with a penalty. Following documents are needed to obtain the Import License

  1. Customer Documents
  2. Explanation letter
  3. Approval letter from the relevant Authority
  4. Invoices
  5. Indent CIE 03

Organization Information

Department of Imports & Exports Control

1st Floor,
Hemas Building,
No.75–1/3 ,
York Street,
Colombo 1.


Mr. Rangika Sadeesh
Telephones:+94-11-2326774
Fax Nos:+94-11-2328486
Email:imexport@sltnet.lk
Website: www.imexport.gov.lk

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Last Updated On: 2012-11-29 11:49:41
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