Sri Lanka covid travel advice

Explore Covid-19 statistics relating to new cases and the vaccine rollout in Sri Lanka plus up-to-date travel advice on entry requirements from government agencies.

  • Entry requirements for Sri Lanka
  • Vaccine rollout (%) Fully vaccined
  • New cases/100k 7-day

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Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in Sri Lanka showing the number of people and percentage of the population who are partially or fully vaccinated.

As of 25/09/2022 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 17,130,182 79.7%
Fully vaccinated 14,687,790 68.3%

The Covid-19 vaccination statistics for Sri Lanka is provided by Our World in Data. Last updated on 25/09/22.

Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for Sri Lanka recorded in the latest 7-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.

Week ending 7-day average 7-day weekly change
2022-09-18 <1 -43.3%
2022-09-25 <1 -35.5%

New cases 7-day average

The 7-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for Sri Lanka recorded over the past 10 weeks.

2.1
3.9
4.7
5.7
4.7
3.3
2
1.2
0.7
0.5
24/07
31/07
07/08
14/08
21/08
28/08
04/09
11/09
18/09
25/09

The number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population for Sri Lanka is provided by Our World in Data and is updated weekly.

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Entry requirements & travel restrictions

Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of Sri Lanka including entry requirements and the rules on pre-departure Covid-19 testing and quarantine.

Are there entry restrictions to Sri Lanka due to Covid-19?

Sri Lanka is open for tourism from the UK.

Negative PCR or Antigen test results or proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.

Check out Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau for more information.

  • Open for tourismO
    Open for tourism
  • Open for vaccinated arrivalsO*
    Open for vaccinated arrivals
  • Quarantine for unvaccinatedQ*
    Quarantine for unvaccinated
  • Vaccination requiredV
    Vaccination required
  • Test or vaccination requiredT|V
    Test or vaccination required
  • Quarantine requiredQ
    Quarantine required
  • Test requiredT
    Test required
  • Test + vaccination requiredT+V
    Test + vaccination required
  • Closed for tourismC
    Closed for tourism

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Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Sri Lanka?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Sri Lanka. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

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