The entry regulations are constantly changing, so we cannot go into more detail here. IMPORTANT: Be sure to contact us before applying for the ETA.
New regulations for Hotel Quarantine with immidiate effect.
Since 23.03. we are listed as Safe& Secure Level 1 Hotel. It was a hard piece of work to get this certification.
If you intent to come to Sri Lanka, we advise to reed at your very first the FAQs and other relevant documents at the official website of the S.L.T.D.A. Tourism Authority, which are really helpful and answers a lot of questions. The procedures has to be followed, and important, also there should be enough time to be calculated for them. Here are the links:
We have passed the Safe & Secure Audit and will receive the Level 1 certificate next week.
Yesterday, a new regulation was passed by the Ministry of Health, which contains relief especially for those who have already been vaccinated. The link downloads the pdf-file. Attention, only the second part is relevant for tourists.
Nothing has been published on the website of the tourism authority yet, small adjustments may still be made.
Bandaranaike International Airport and Mattale Rajapakse Airport are scheduled to reopen to tourists on 21.01.2021, according to the government.
Bandaranaike I.A. Airport has been classified as safe (Health and Safety) by the International Airports Council.
Arriving travellers must obtain special permission beforehand!
Please check with the airline and/or the Sri Lankan Embassy in good time. The requirements are constantly changing.
A 14-day quarantine in a quarantine hotel is compulsory, we hope to be part of it soon.
During the 14 days, tourists are allowed to change quarantine hotels.
Visits during the quarantine are possible, under the supervision of the authorities.
After that, if I understand correctly, you will be released into the wild (no guarantee).
A mobile app is planned for tourists to help them cope with the Covid19 regulations. To be launched at the end of January.