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Sri Lanka – EDI Manifest Reporting Guideline

21 June 2019

A Soft Reminder Again on this rule

With effect from  1st Jan 2016, Sri Lanka Customs and the Ports Authority have implemented strict rules on  reporting EDI manifests for import shipments to Colombo & all shipping agents are required to submit manifests 72 hours prior to arrival of vessel for all imports shipments including LCL, FCL and Consoles. To comply with this rule please forward the documents 96 hours prior to vessel arrival to your handling agent. If any failure, may result in high penalties  (approx USD5000)