Become an Authorised Person to Engage in Business in Port City Colombo
For further information please go to: Starting a Business in Port City Colombo
- Application Form
- Authorised Person Application Form (Schedule I)
- The Applicant (if the Applicant wishes) may also register a business as an Offshore Company by submitting the Offshore Company Registration Form (Form I)
- Application processing fee is USD 2500 (Fees and payment details)
Approval in Principle
The Colombo Port City Economic Commission (CPCEC) shall then issue (at their discretion) a letter of Approval in Principle to the Applicant.
Regulatory Authority Clearences
CPCEC, as the Single Window Investment Facilitator, shall obtain all relevant Regulatory Authority clearances as necessary.
Issuing the Licence
CPCEC shall issue the Authorised Person Licence authorising the Applicant to conduct business in and from the Area of Authority of the Colombo Port City, which will also be accompanied by the Investor Agreement and Certificate of Registration (if a company is registered as an Offshore Company).
Surrendering the Licence
If the Authorised Person wishes to surrender their Licence, they can do so by notifying the Commission via Schedule VI. The Authorised Person must also submit Form V to the Commission if the Authorised Person intends to cease carrying on business as an offshore company in the Colombo Port City.
Development Approvals (for Primary Developer)
Please go to: Development Approvals (for Primary Developer)