SHIPPING TO SRI LANKA
Shipping to Sri Lanka and to the Southern Asia is also covered by ShipGo. Lying in the heart of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka’s strategic importance has not been overlooked. ShipGo is capable of shipping your cargo and personal effects to ports in Sri Lanka, including Port of Colombo and Port of Hambantota. We can provide Door-to-Door shipping right to your doorstep. Do take note of the numerous rules and regulations of Shipping to Sri Lanka. When you are shipping your personal effects and household items to Sri Lanka, be aware of the various items that can be subjected to duty fees and sales tax. You have to contact the right Sri Lanka authorities to get special permission for certain goods and get a special permit or license for Shipping to Sri Lanka. You should also be cautious of the quantities and limit of the goods to be shipped to Sri Lanka, should the goods have a certain commerical value. For Shipping to Sri Lanka, please contact ShipGo if you have any enquiries. In addition, please contact Sri Lanka customs and related authorities if you have any concerns on whether your goods can be safely shipped to Sri Lanka. For importing and Shipping to Sri Lanka, please refer to Sri Lanka Customs.
Shipping to Sri Lanka Import Guidelines
To facilitate a smooth shipping process, please take note of the following guidelines, rules and regulations. Restricted items Shipping to Sri Lanka and importing into Sri Lanka are not allowed. This will include prohibited items like:-
- Alcohol beverages
- Counterfeit currency
- Dangerous/Hazardous goods
- Endangered animal products Eg. Ivory, Furs, Rhinocero’s horn
- Firearms and explosive items
- Good and Jewellery
- Human corpses or body parts, cremated human remains
- Illegal drugs Eg. Marijuana
- Infectious Animals/Plants
- Perishable food materials within few months or requiring refrigeration
- Tobacco products
The above list is not exhaustive. Items that are prohibited by any law, statue or regulations are strictly not allowed. Any doubts and enquiries about your items Shipping to Sri Lanka, please contact our ShipGo staff directly. Our staff will guide you along the way for a safe shipping journey. . Contact us to check whether your items can be delivered to Sri Lanka.
Shipping to Sri Lanka Restricted items:
- Items that may cause injury to personnel handling the cargo
- Items that may damage other cargo
- Items that require special permit or license
- Packages that contain leaking liquid
- Packages that omit odor
Please do not ship items that can jeopardise the cargo itself or other cargo as mentioned above. ShipGo submits the relevant shipments to Sri Lanka authority and regulatory agencies. It is the sender’s responsibility to provide the correct and necessary documentation. Any shipments that are held by the customs may delay the shipping process.
For Air Freight, all standard prohibited air freight items are strictly not allowed. All air freight standard procedures are to be followed.
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