Business Operations to Sri Lanka

Business Operations to Sri Lanka

Business Operations to Sri Lanka: This is a popular time for trips to Sri Lanka, the stunning island nation on the Indian Ocean. Here’s some information to help you plan a trip.

Sri Lanka
  • Capital city: Colombo
  • Currency: Sri Lankan rupee
  • Phone code: +94
  • Weekends: Saturday-Sunday
  • Official languages: Sinhala, Tamil, English

Major airports of entry:

  • Katunayake – Bandaranayake International Airport
  • Maththala – Maththala Rajapaksha International Airport
Operational Information
  • Private flights require overflight and landing permits
  • Non-scheduled commercial flights require overflight and landing permits
  • The application is through your trip support service provider on a formal application to Civil Aviation Authority (DGCA/CAA)
  • The average permit approval lead time is a minimum of five working days
  • Permits are processed during working hours, Monday – Friday, 0300-1100 UTC, as the office is officially closed on weekends and public holidays
  • Emergency and Air ambulance flights are normally processed within the shortest time possible within or outside working hours

Health Information: 

You should be up-to-date on routine vaccines including MMR, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis, varicella (chickenpox), polio, and your yearly flu shot.

Tourist Attractions

For support with your Business Operations to Sri Lanka, contact UAS