Sri Lanka

109.7 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
4.32% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 4.32% last week
Most visitors from the United States will not be allowed to enter Sri Lanka.

Border status

Nationals of Sri Lanka must have an approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka or from a consulate of Sri Lanka, with the exception of nationals of Sri Lanka traveling with their foreign spouse, parents or children with a tourist visa.

Travelers must complete a Health Declaration Form and present it upon arrival.

Tourist must purchase the mandatory COVID-19 Insurance Cover from People's Insurance PLC at USD 12 for a policy of USD 50,000 for a period of one month.

Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to Sri Lanka

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Sri Lanka.

Children with a tourist visa under the age of 12 are exempt from PCR test requirement.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Sri Lanka.
Pre-purchase test

Return travelReturning to the United States from Sri Lanka

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Sri Lanka must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Sri Lanka will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

Local summary

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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