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Importation of Animals

Before bringing any live animal into Sri Lanka, prior authorization must be obtained from the Department of Animal Production and Health (DAPH).

The Director-General, Animal Production and Health (DGAPH) P.O. Box 13, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
Tel: (+94 11) 08 2388195 / 2388184 / 2388189 / 2388463
Fax: (+94 11) 08 2388619

An application form can be downloaded by visiting their website -

A duly filled application along with the vaccination record for the pet should be faxed/ emailed or submit online  to the Director General of the DAPH.  Permission to import will be granted within a few weeks.