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Procedure NameCustoms House Agent license Registration Renewal




Responsible Agency

Customs Department

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

Phone: +94 11 222 1333


Legal base of the Procedure

Customs Ordinance 



No.  Type Notes
1. Request Letter Signed by the Proprietor/Partner/Director
2. Application Form

i.CUS/ CHA (01) - One Form

CUS/ CHA (02) - Two Forms

3. Business Registration Certificate  Originals with Photocopies
4. TIN Originals with Photocopies
5. VAT Originals with Photocopies
6. Letter of Certificate issued by the Bank (Bank should issue a letter certifying current account is in operation in the name of Custom House Agent)-Originals with Photocopies
7. Deed or lease Agreement  
8. Proof of Address Electricity Bill/ Water Bill/ Telephone Bill-within two months
9. Cash Guarantee for Rs. 50000/= deposited in Sri Lanka Customs  
10. NIC Originals with Photocopies
11. Previous CHA pass  Originals with Photocopies
12. Certificate of Competence  Originals with Photocopies-CHA Certificate issued by Sri Lanka Customs
13. CIU Report Originals with Photocopies
14. Police Report Originals with Photocopies-within two years
15. Grama Niladhari Certificate Originals with Photocopies-within six month


Process Steps

Step 1 Submit all the relevant original documents with photocopies to customs
Step 2 Customs will process the documentation
Step 3 Register 



The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
This is the application form for Taxpayer Registration (For Individual and Proprietorship)20-12-201728-02-2018Inland Revenue Department This is Dowload File
This is the application form for Change Taxpayer Registration Details (For Company)21-12-201728-02-2018Inland Revenue Department This is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Customs House Agents Registration RenewalRegistration RequirementCustoms DepartmentThis is the renewal of the customs house agents licence Renewal of the customs house agents licence under section 115 of Customs OrdinanceCustoms Ordinance 31-12-9999Good