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One Stop Shop (OSS)


Vision of OSS

The OSS is envisioned β€œto be the effective and efficient single point of contact for investors and to provide a total solution in realizing investments in Sri Lanka”.

The OSS will endeavor to implement the following functions:

    • With delegated authority OSS will review completeness of all applications received through OSS for investment services.
    • Responsible for updating information on the OSS website.
    • Authority to follow up with other agencies as required.
    • OSS shall be the single interface (communication platform) at any stage of an application for new and expansion Projects between Government of Sri Lanka and Investors / Developers.
    • OSS shall provide all information that is required by an investor (foreign and local) to invest in Sri Lanka. The information may include – guidelines, application forms and procedures, document requirements, necessary approvals incentives, fees etc.
    • OSS shall be a virtual platform. The platform shall have the capacity to receive application and fees electronically, forward application automatically to respective agencies.

The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI) under the purview of the Ministry of Development Strategy & International Trade shall be the lead Government Agency of OSS to facilitate FDI related services. The OSS shall consist of key regular Government Line Ministry / Agency / Department representative members. Given the mandate and relation with FDI related services, any other Government Line Ministry / Agency / Department shall be Co-opted to the OSS as and when required.

List of the Regulatory Agencies that will be part of the OSS by Cabinet decision


Agency/ Department Web Site
Investment and FDI related projects facilitating agencies/ Departments
1. The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka

http://www.investsrilanka.com

 
Agencies/ Departments granting entry level clearances/ approvals, guidelines
 
2. Urban Development Authority (UDA)

http://www.uda.gov.lk

3. Central Environmental Authority (CEA)

http://www.cea.lk

4. The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA)

http://www.sltda.gov.lk

5. Geological Survey & Mines Bureau

http://www.gsmb.gov.lk

6. Department of Registrar of Companies

http://www.drc.gov.lk

7. Department of Immigration and Emigration Sri Lanka

http://www.immigration.gov.lk

8. Municipal council/ Local Authorities

http://colombo.mc.gov.lk

9. Inland Revenue Department

http://www.ird.gov.lk

10. Department of Coast Conservation

http://www.coastal.gov.lk

11. Disaster Management Centre of Sri Lanka

http://www.dmc.gov.lk

 
Key State Land owning Agencies/ Departments
 
12. Ministry of Agriculture

http://www.agrimin.gov.lk

13. Mahaweli Authority of Srilanka

http://mahaweli.gov.lk

14. Land Commissioner General's Department

http://www.landcom.gov.lk

15. Department of Forest Conservation

http://www.forestdept.gov.lk

16. Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation

http://www.landreclamation.lk/web

17. Department of Wildlife Conservation

http://www.dwc.gov.lk/index.php/en

 
Agencies/ Departments providing utilities and services
 
 
18. Ceylon Electricity Board

http://www.ceb.lk

19. National Water Supply and Drainage Board

http://waterboard.lk

 
Department/ Agencies providing clearances, concurrences and approvals during and after Project Implementation
 
 
20. Ministry of Finance

http://www.treasury.gov.lk

21. Ministry of Defence

http://www.defence.lk

22. Attorney General's Department

http://www.attorneygeneral.gov.lk

23. Sri Lanka Customs

http://www.customs.gov.lk

24. Import and Export Control Department

http://www.imexport.gov.lk

25. National Dangerous Drugs Control Board

http://www.nddcb.gov.lk