Pet Assistance

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

Information can be obtained from:

Dr. Geetha Rajapaksa
Chief Quarantine Office,
42, Mogan Rd,
Tel/ Fax : +94 11 2448683


Dr. L D Kithsiri,
Animal Quarantine Office,
Tel/ Fax : +94 11 2253430



Web: Department of Animal Production & Health - Sri Lanka

Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian good health and Rabies certificate issued in country of origin and issued by the veterinary Authorities. A stamp fee of LKR 5- and a Customs fee LKR 250- for each dog must be paid on arrival.