Plant Quarantine Inspection Process for Imported Consignments

  • Officers of the Sri Lanka Customs notify the arrival of consignment with a written confirmation to the Plant Quarantine officers at entry ports
  • Documents relevant to the consignment will be inspected by the quarantine officers of NPQS to check whether they comply with the requirements
  • Inspection of consignment by the quarantine inspectors.
  • If deemed necessary the consignment shall be subjected to treatment re-export or destruction.
*Entry into Sri Lanka may be denied to any consignment of plant material, which has been imported without required certificate/carries dangerous pathogen/weed/insect or any other pest.