Sri Lanka - Licensing Requirements for Professional Services Sri Lanka - Licensing Requirements
Sri Lanka allows foreign medical specialists to offer health care services in BOI-approved hospitals, under a strict registration process. Temporary licenses are issued by Sri Lanka Medical Council for such medical personnel.
There is no limited license scheme for foreign lawyers. Foreign lawyers can requalify as Sri Lankan lawyers, work as employees, or work outside the scope of reserved legal services.
Check information on practicing law in Sri Lanka.
There is an active and competent accounting profession, based on the British model. The source of accounting standards is the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and standards are constantly updated to reflect current international accounting and audit standards. KPMG, Ernst and Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Deloitte are represented in Sri Lanka but staffed by local Sri Lankans. Foreigners generally are not able to provide accounting services in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka Customs www.customs.gov.lk Prepared by our U.S. Embassies abroad. With its network of 108 offices across the United States and in more than 75 countries, the U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce utilizes its global presence and international marketing expertise to help U.S. companies sell their products and services worldwide. Locate the U.S. Commercial Service trade specialist in the U.S. nearest you by visiting http://export.gov/usoffices.