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Bringing in or Taking Out Local Currencies

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                                        Ministry of Finance
                            Sri Lanka Customs Department


Bringing in or Taking Out Local Currencies


A citizen of Sri Lanka or a person reside in Sri Lanka-


a)Who proceeds outside Sri Lanka to take up an employment or for education or on a temporary holiday visit , business or medical treatment, or for any other similar reason may export on his person or in his baggage, Sri Lankan currency notes not exceeding Rs. 20,000/= per person.


b) Who returns to Sri Lanka after Employment or education abroad or a temporary visit outside the country on holiday, business or medical treatment, or for any other similar reason may import into Sri Lanka on his person or in his baggage, Sri Lanka currency note not exceeding Rs. 20,000/= per person.


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: 2015-07-08 16:49:08
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