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Procedure NameUpdating Customs House Agents validity period




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 


Required Documentation

No.  Type Notes
1 VAT Originals with Photocopies
2 Valid CHA Pass or renewal application approved by OIC (CHA) Originals with Photocopies
3 Acknowledgement of former period VAT Return submitted to IRD  Originals with Photocopies-Permanent VAT holders only


Process Steps

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




The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Application for the registration of customs house agent in terms of section 115 of the customs ordinance 05-01-201806-07-2018Customs DepartmentThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Updating Customs House Agents validity period GeneralCustoms DepartmentSteps to be taken to update Customs House Agent license validity period Steps to be taken to update Customs House Agent license validity period Customs Ordinance 31-12-9999Good