Shipping to Sri Lanka from the United States

Sri Lanka import tax & custom fees

tax threshold
Tax Threshold:
tax vat gst
Tax (VAT/GST):
duties calculation method
Calculation method: CIF

Tax & duties are calculated on the price of the products and shipping costs

The taxation for a particular country depends on the local GST/VAT, as well as the item category and its declared value. The tax & duty threshold is the amount at which a person begins paying taxes based on the declared value of an item.

Sri Lanka calculates using the CIF method, which means the import duty and taxes are calculated based on the value of the imported goods as well as shipping costs.

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Import duty product categories

Shipment items in an order will have relevant duties charged at this rate

  • Mobiles%
  • Tablets%
  • Computers%
  • Cameras%
  • Accessories%
  • Accessories (Battery)obiles%
  • Health & Beauty%
  • Fashion%
  • Watches%
  • Jewelry%
  • Pets Accessories%
  • Dry Food & Supplements%
  • Home Appliances%
  • Home decor%
  • Toys%
  • Sports%
  • Luggage%
  • Audio video%
  • Documents%
  • Gaming%
  • Books & Collectibles%

We are constantly trying to keep this information accurate, but it may change at any time.

Shipping Documentation to Sri Lanka

Shipping internationally is a complex process that requires a lot of paperwork. It is a process that takes a lot of time and can be confusing. automatically creates the necessary paperwork for your shipment based on the information you provide. This makes the process quick and easy for you.
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Tax Documents & Shipping Labels
  • Battery Statement

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Confused on Sri Lanka customs and regulations? Before shipping to Sri Lanka (or any country), it's important to know if there are any special arrangements to make when sending them or even if they are legal at all. Get shipping regulations for Sri Lanka and other countries at ForwardMe.

Cities in Sri Lanka. ForwardMe will ship American products to your door in any Sri Lanka city, including:

Shipping to Colombo
Shipping to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte
Shipping to Moratuwa
Shipping to Negombo
Shipping to Batticaloa
Shipping to Anuradhapura
Shipping to Kandy
Shipping to Trincomalee
Shipping to Galle
Shipping to Kilinochchi
Shipping to Jaffna
Shipping to Matara
Shipping to Ratnapura
Shipping to Puttalam
Shipping to Badulla
Shipping to Nuwara Eliya
Shipping to Kegalle
Shipping to Hambantota
Shipping to Kurunegala
Shipping to Mullaittivu

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