All Exporters of Gems, Jewellery and Diamonds should submit the Sri Lanka Customs CUSDEC (Customer declaration) with effect from 01.01.2023 and instructions were given to the authority when discussions were held on 23.11.2022 between the central Bank of Sri Lanka and the Sri Lanka Customs Department and it was decided that the authority should provide similar facilities only for export of Gems, Jewellery and Diamonds.
1.All Exporters are hereby informed to be prepared before time since all preparations should be done under the Asikuda system of the Sri Lanka customs.
2.The assistance and advice required for obtaining VAT and TIN No. of the Department of Inland Revenue of Sri Lanka and the registration according to the Asikuda System could be obtained from the Export Promotion Division of the Authority. All Exporters are hereby informed to be registered for the Asikuda system to carry out continuous export activities from 01.01.2023.
3.Further details could be obtained from the Director (Export Services & Export Marketing) – 075362525 /Assistant Director (Export Services & Export Marketing) – 0711020811 or from the Export officer – 0701320277
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
National Gem and Jewellery Authority
12, Macksons Tower, Alfred House Gardens,Colombo 03.
Tel: 0112329295/2325364 /2390645-8
Website : www.ngja.gov.lk