Dec 05, Colombo: The registration fees and renewal fees that have to be paid by the migrant workers to the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment have been reduced under the tax concessions granted by the new government.
The foreign employment registration fee has been reduced from Rs. 17,837 to Rs. 16,416 while the fee for renewal of the registration has been reduced to Rs. 3,456 from Rs. 3,755.
The President has instructed to revise the taxes levied on various goods and services with immediate effect. Accordingly, the new charges will be applicable with effect from 01 December 2019.