SLPA implements clearance of all imported goods through electronic methods


The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) has taken steps towards the clearance of all imports at the Port of Colombo through electronic payments via the Internet. This allows port users to make payments from their homes or offices to clear goods from the Port of Colombo.

Implemented on instructions of the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA), General Daya Ratnayake, this special facility will enable port users to make their port payments easily without hassle.

In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, all terminals of the Port of Colombo have been made readily available with necessary arrangements towards required services for all stakeholders. At present, the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) and all other terminals of the Port of Colombo have also maintained all port operations with the implementation of a strategic crisis management plan.

Accordingly, complying with the Government Health Regulations, steps have been secured to protect port employees and port users from the pandemic by facilitating the payment of imported goods through the Internet, efficiently and expeditiously.

With such extensions, facilities have been offered by Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) with the e-payment methods for the clearance of FCL and LCL cargo through respective clearance agencies via the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) web