npqs@doa.gov.lk

+94 112 252 028

IMPORT CLEARANCE OF PLANT AND PLANT PRODUCTS (AIRPORT & SEAPORT)

 

Rejected goods

If a consignment is found to be contaminated with quarantine pest of Sri Lanka and failure to comply with phytosanitory regulations it will be rejected.

Detain receipt will be given for detained items on phytosanitory measures by the plant quarantine unit to Customs (PQ Form 03)or relevant decision made will be endorsed in CusDec and will be informed the importer on reasons for the rejection of the consignment.

Rejected items will be destroyed or re-exported after keeping 72 hours under quarantine supervision.

Non-compliance will be send to the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) of the exporting country to notify on rejected consignment according to ISPM 13.

 

Destruction

The expenses for destruction should be covered by the Importer and destruction process will be done under the supervision of plant quarantine officers at the National Plant Quarantine Service, Katunayake or recommended location.

 

Re-Export

The Importer may re-export to the exported country or any other buyer if the NPPO importing country has no objection to receive the goods. 

 

For More Information Please Contact

Additional Director, National Plant Quarantine Service, Canada Friendship Road, Katunayake, Sri Lanka.

Tel no:- +94 112252028/29
Fax no:- +94 112253709
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Deputy Director, Plant Quarantine Station, Bandaranayake International Airport, Katunayake, Sri Lanka

+94112252575, +94112263954

Passenger Terminal:  +94112264568
Airport Cargo Import: +94112263955

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Deputy Director, Plant Quarantine Station, Seaport, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Tel no: +94 112327533

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