Laws and Regulations

Laws and Regulations

A modern regulatory and legal framework designed for the international market, to guarantee ease of doing business.

Businesses registered within Port City Colombo, are governed by the laws and regulations of the Colombo Port City Economic Commission Act, and thus are privy to unbound financial and business growth advantages of the Special Economic Zone.

Colombo Port City Economic Commission Act

Colombo Port City Economic Commission is the Single Window Investment Facilitator for the promotion of ease of doing business within Port City Colombo SEZ.

Authorised Persons (AP) Regulations

In order to engage in business in Port City Colombo, you have to be an Authorised Person (AP). The application to become an AP and all applicable terms and conditions are in this regulation.

Authorised Persons Engaged in Business Regulations

Businesses of Strategic Importance (BSI) Regulations

Duty-Free Regulations

Fee Regulations

Fees applicable to an Authorised Person (AP) is in this regulation.

Inclusion of Colombo Port City into Colombo District Notice

Notice of inclusion of Colombo Port City Land as a part of Colombo Administrative District under the Section 3 of Administrative Districts Act, No. 22 of 1955

Foreign Exchange Regulations

Foreign Exchange (Investments in Colombo Port City) Regulations, No. 01 of 2022 under the Foreign Exchange Act, No. 12 of 2017

Offshore Regulations

A company incorportated in any jusristiction that wishes to engage in business in and from the Port City Colombo should register the company as an offshore company.