Important Notices

Extend the validity period of all Tourist establishments/services

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority has decided to further extend the validity period of all Tourist establishments/services licenses up to 31st December 2021 as a relief measure.

Accordingly, the following will be eligible for the extension of the Licenses.

  • Those who have registered and/or renewed in the year 2019 and/or 2020 irrespective of the categories including Tourist Guides.

  • Those who have obtained Provisional Registration and those who got the extension/s of the validity period, the validity period will be further extended up to another six months in the case-by-case basis subject to evaluation of documents and physical progress.

  • Those who have not renewed or not paid renewal fee up to the year 2021, the renewal fee has to be paid up to the year 2022 at the next renewal.

  • The relevant government institutes & financial institutes have been informed in this regards.


We wish you a safe and secure business environment!


Concessions for COVID-19 Affected Businesses and Individuals -  25/05/2021

Championing National Policy Priorities -  25/05/2021

Directions No. 05 of 2021 Under Foreign Exchange Act -  18/03/2021

Notice To all Liquor Licenses Holders - 18/03/2021

Press Statement Regarding Lanka Realty Leisure Pvt Ltd -  19/02/2021

SLTDA Official Notice - 17/02/2021

Driver Safe & Secure Awareness Program


Considering the adverse impact to the Tourism industry due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we wish to inform you that on the recommendation of Sri Lanka Tourism the Cabinet of Ministers has approved to waive-off the annual Liquor License renewal fees of SLTDA registered Tourist Establishments for one year, or for the year of 2021 if you have not been able to renew your Liquor license yet.

We wish you a safe & secure business environment.

Loan Facility Extension

Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic and considering the difficulties many businesses are facing currently, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has decided to extend the grace period for loans registered under the Saubagya COVID-19 Renaissance Facility by 03 months.

Furthermore, beneficiaries who wish to receive a grace period of 09 months are required to send a request letter to their respective bank and sub-borrowers who obtained capital loans after the 30th June 2020 could pay their first installment after the 31st of March 2021.

We wish you a safe & secure business environment.

Financial reliefs for public and private sector employees for the festive season

Attention For Tourist Guides

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) is collecting information of individual Tourist Guides via following link.

Please feel free to complete and submit the form .

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