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Next Day, UK Parcel Delivery from £1.99* (ex VAT)

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Parcel delivery and courier service to Sri Lanka

For cheap parcel delivery to Sri Lanka within just 3-4 days of collection, look no further than ipostparcels. We will collect your parcels from home or work for free from only £29.31 (ex VAT) or you can drop off at one of our nationwide depots for a tidy £1.30 saving.

Take the worry out of sending parcels to Sri Lanka with our handy guide; if you need some help, you’ll find our pages useful for plenty of advice on weighing, measuring, packaging and details of restricted and prohibited items.

To all cities including; Colombo, Dehiwala, Moratuwa, Sri jayawardenapura Kotte, Negombo, Kandy, Kalmunai, Vavuniya, Galle and more...

Sri Lanka may feel a world away from the UK both culturally and geographically but with ipostparcels, the 5,500 miles your parcel will travel won’t be a problem. Our worldwide air service is affordable and quick; book online easily with ipostparcels to arrange collection by one of our couriers and in a matter of days your tracked parcel will arrive.

We offer free contents cover up to £50 on every parcel that is sent to Sri Lanka, and for more valuable items, you can upgrade the cover.

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Your parcel will travel over 5,400 miles, be delivered in 3-4 days and will cost as little as £28.06* (ex VAT)

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How much will it cost?

At ipostparcels we are proud of our budget-friendly prices for international postage around the world. Take a look at our current costs.

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1kg Parcel Delivery to Sri Lanka

From £31.43* (ex VAT)

5kg Parcel Delivery to Sri Lanka

From £48.39* (ex VAT)

10kg Parcel Delivery to Sri Lanka

From £69.59* (ex VAT)

25kg Parcel Delivery to Sri Lanka

From £133.19* (ex VAT)

How long will it take to deliver?

We offer cheap and convenient door to door delivery from the UK. Simply book your delivery online and our drivers will come and collect your parcel on a day selected by you. Your parcel is taken to its local depot, sorted and shipped overnight to our international distribution hub before being sent on to Sri Lanka.

Whether you choose to have your parcels collected from your home or work address, you can expect delivery to your Sri Lankan destination within 3-4 days from collection when sent by our worldwide air service and depending on customs clearance.

We make every effort to deliver within these timescales; but please bear in mind it can sometimes take longer for your parcel to be delivered to remote and rural locations within Sri Lanka.

Please note – public and Hindu holidays which may affect delivery times to Sri Lanka: Jan 1, 14, 31 / Feb 4, 14 / Mar 1, 2, 30, 31 / Apr 13, 14, 29 / May 1, 29, 30 / Jun 15, 27 / Jul 27/ Aug 22, 26 / Sep 2, 13, 24 / Oct 10, 19, 24 / Nov 6, 21 / Dec 22, 25

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Your parcel is in safe hands when you send it with ipostparcels so there’s no need to worry. We offer a free, online parcel tracking system to give you full visibility of the parcel on its journey. And if that’s not enough to ease your mind, we provide £50 free extended cover on your item – you can choose to add extra cover if you wish.

Do I need to deal with Sri Lankan customs?

For any parcel heading outside of the EU, you’ll need to fill out a customs form. This tells the Customs Agents in the destination country about the contents of your package so they can process it correctly.

As with most posting to international destinations, when you send a parcel to Sri Lanka from the UK, there are also sometimes customs duties and import taxes that need to be paid. Unfortunately, these charges are calculated at Customs in Sri Lanka, so you can’t pay these charges with us at the time of booking.

When you book your delivery with ipostparcels, we will provide you with all the correct forms you’ll need to help your parcel get through customs; using the information you give us during the booking process, we’ll generate a customs invoice for you. We advise you to attach it securely to the outside of the parcel as this will help to avoid any customs clearance delays.

Visit the Sri Lanka Customs website to find out more.

HM Revenue & Customs has more information on tax and customs considerations for Sri Lanka.

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What items can't I send to Sri Lanka?

Whenever you send a parcel overseas, it’s important to check the import restrictions of the destination country before you book. It’s sometimes difficult to find a list of restricted and prohibited goods for many countries and Sri Lanka is one of those. Most countries have some restricted items that you might think are ordinary, so it’s best to contact the customs authorities first.

It’s down to you to make sure you’re not sending any prohibited or restricted items into Sri Lanka, so don’t risk being fined, having your parcel seized, or worse, destroyed. Visit Sri Lanka Post for a list of prohibited and restricted articles, but some examples of items you can’t post to Sri Lanka include:

Some examples of items you can’t send to Sri Lanka include:

Restricted and Prohibited Goods


Illegal and dangerous



Meat and poultry

Flammable fuels and liquids Indecent or obscene material

Dairy products

Drugs and derivatives Perfume

Plants and seeds

Explosives Radar/laser/thermal imaging devices

Please be aware that we also have our own prohibited items list, in addition to country-specific restrictions.

How to package parcels to Sri Lanka

We always recommend being attentive when packaging up your parcel – remember, your items will take quite a long journey and will pass through several depots, many with automated sorting machines.

Ipostparcels will transport parcels up to 25kg in weight, 70x70x70cm max in size – we would advise you use a strong outer box when sending your package and don’t overfill it. Use additional lightweight packaging material such as bubble wrap, newspaper or packing chips around the items. If you’d like further advice on packaging, take a look at our handy international packaging guide.

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How safe will my parcel be?

If you observe and comply with the restricted / prohibited items list and general customs regulations for Sri Lanka, there’s no reason to worry about your parcel when you send with ipostparcels – it’s in safe hands! But of course you want to be sure, so to help with any concerns you may have, our free online tracking system will help you keep tabs on your parcel throughout its entire journey, from collection to delivery.

We also provide £50 free extended cover on your parcel to give you additional peace of mind, or you can choose to add extra cover for more valuable items.

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