Prior authorization is required from the from the following before any live animal is brought into Sri Lanka:

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:


The 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.