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Sending a Gift to a Friend or a Relative in Sri Lanka

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Ministry of Finance
Sri Lanka Customs Department


Sending a Gift to a Friend or a Relative in Sri Lanka

  • If you want to send a gift to a friend or a relative in Sri Lanka , either you can send it by post or you can hand it over to the agent of the un-accompanied passenger baggage(UPB) warehouse in your country or any other courier service which serves Sri Lanka. you may be required to follow the customs formalities in your country for this.
  • the recipient is required to pay customs duty for the items. Items sent in commercial quantities may require to follow the normal customs import clearance procedure in Sri Lanka.
  • Please visit www.customs.gov.lk for more details.

Organization Information

Department of Customs

No 40,
Main Street,
Colombo 11.



Telephones:+94-11-2470945 to +94-11-2470948
Fax Nos:+94-11-2446364
Email:dgc@customs.gov.lk
Website: www.customs.gov.lk

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Last Updated On: 2015-07-06 16:25:00
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