Licence required to export from Sri Lanka

Export Registration process in Sri Lanka


How to gather the status of an exporter in Sri Lanka? How to get export licence in Sri Lanka? What are the procedures for registration as an exporter in Sri Lanka? How to start an export business in Sri Lanka? What are the certification formalities to export to Sri Lanka?


This post explains about export registration procedures to be obtained from Sri Lanka government authority to export from Sri Lanka.


A person exporting any article of commercial value from Sri Lanka is required to register with following institutions.

a) Sri Lanka Export Development Board - EDB Registration Number

b) Inland Revenue Department – Tax Identification No. (TIN Number/VAT Number)

c) Sri Lanka customs



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Export Licence and registration procedures



The details given here explain about export registration procedures to be obtained from Sri Lanka government authority to export from Sri Lanka.



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