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02.Approval for Importation of Ornamental Fish and Edible Fish for Aquaculture

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Should be a fish farm recommended by the Chief Quarantine Officer

Places where applications are available:

  • Veterinary Regulatory Affairs Division, Department of Animal Production and Health, Peradeniya.

Fee for the application: not charged

Time of submission:

From 8.30 a.m to 4.15 p.m during the office hours of the weekdays charge:none

Duration takes at providing the service:3 days

Required certificates:

  • Application form
  • Profoma invoice
  • Specimen of the International Veterinary Health Certificate
  • Approval given by the Fisheries Department

(The aquaculture establishment (zoo) from where this consignment of fish is originated is free from diseases identified by OIE and The consignment of fish must be found free from external and internal parasites.)

(due to be informed should be indicated in the certificate as negative.)

Staff Officers in charge of the services




contact No.



Veterinary surgeon



0094812388120 ext 302



Alternatives or circumstances other than the above requirements and specific information:For edible fish specific requirements should fulfilled

Specimen application(attach a specimen form):affixed


Organization Information

Department of Animal Production and Health

Department of Animal Production and Health
P.O.Box 13,
Sri Lanka

Dr.(Mrs) P.S. Fernando
Telephones:+94 81 2388195
Fax Nos:+94 81 2388619

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Last Updated On: 2023-03-15 05:08:39
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