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Obtaining Permit for Mineral Excavation

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  • Be a Sri Lankan
  • A foreigner who invests in Sri Lanka (having a registered company in Sri Lanka)
  • Should not be a government officer.
  • Should not be a mentally retarded, disable, or a person convicted by a court of law.

Process of Submitting Application

Places from where Application can be Obtained

  • Head office
  • Divisional offices

Fees Payable for Obtaining Application

Fees depends on type of permit

Time at which Application should be Submitted

During working hours.

Fees Payable for Obtaining the Service

Fees depends on type of permit

Time Taken to Provide the Service (Ordinary Service and Priority Service)

If the relevant documents perfect with in one week.

Supporting Documents Required

Depends on type of permit.

  1. Deed of land / deed of lease
  2. Plan of land
  3. If held by a government establishment, its recommendation
  4. Report of the Divisional Secretary.

Officers in Charge of the Service.

Designation Name Division Telephone Fax E-mail
Deputy Director (Excavation)


De Silva

Excavation +94-11-2886270 +94-11-2886269
Registrar - - - - -
Assistant Registrar - - - - -
Engineer, excavation - - - - -

Exception of Instances out Side the Above Requirement and Special Information.

Format of Application

Filled Application Form

Organization Information

Geological Survey and Mines Bureau

No 569

Epitamulla Road




Mr. T. Dhanayake
Telephones:+94 11 2886289/2886290/2887820/2887821/2887822/2887823
Fax Nos:+94 11 2886273

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Last Updated On: 2023-03-15 08:48:45
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