As per the latest health guidelines issued by the Australian High Commission in Colombo, passengers travelling on SriLankan Airlines to Australia require a negative Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) prior to check-in for flights, commencing on 15th May 2021.
The testing requirements would include:
A negative COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test result is required for travellers to or transiting through Australia. Evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken 72 hours or less before the scheduled departure must be produced to the airline.
In addition, a negative COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) result is required when travelling to Australia. Evidence of a negative Covid-19 RAT taken 8 hours or less before check-in for scheduled departure must be produced to the airline.
Accepted RAT could be performed through Kings Hospital, Asiri Hospitals, and Nawaloka Hospital chains located in Colombo and Negombo. A prior appointment with the hospital could be scheduled by notifying the purpose of the test. An email notification containing test results as well as a printed copy needs to be presented at the time of check-in.
Passengers are advised to contact their travel agent or contact SriLankan Airlines’ global call center on +94117771979 or visit our website www.srilankan.com for further details.