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Procedure Namee- Vessel Clearance




Responsible Agency

Customs Department

Address: Sri Lanka Customs, No. 40, Main Street,  Colombo 11,  Sri Lanka.

Phone: +94112221345



Legal base of the Procedure

Customs Ordinance 


Required Documentation







2. Bill of Lading(s)  


Process Steps

Step 1 Vessel Operator should register the Vessel through ASYCUDA System
Step  2   Vessel Operator/Freight Forwarders submits the manifest through ASYCUDA System 
Step  3

Submit the Bill of Ladings(s) in Waybill

Step  4 Vessel will be Inspected by the harbor duty officer
Step  5 Request to be made by the Vessel Operator for Outward Clearance through ASYCUDA
Step  6 Vessel operator can collect the Hard Copy of the Port Clearance Certificate from Fort Preventive Office(

Outward Clearance – (HDO) )




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e- Vessel Clearance GeneralCustoms DepartmentThis is the procedure for e- Vessel Clearance This is the procedure for e- Vessel Clearance Customs Ordinance 31-12-9999Good