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Sri Lanka Transport Board

1. How to reach for information with respect to the timetables of the long distance buses?

Information could be reached through 011755555 in our Head Office.


2. Who shall be reached to inform about any inconvenience caused inside a SLTB bus ?

In the event the inconvenience is being caused owing to the position of the driver, the conductor, or upon some defect of the bus such complaints could be made to the Chief Executive Officer or Deputy General Manager (Operations) on Hotline 0117555555 or dialing the SLTB number allocated for complaints.


3. What action shall be followed in the event a passenger bag is forgottion inside a SLTB bus?

May dial 0117555555 or call the relevant Depot Superintendent while retaining the ticket in hand. This will follow actions to make available our facilities to you.


4.Contact SLTB Head Office & Depots

National Council for Road Safety

1. Payment of compensation on hit and run accident victims

Postal Address:-


National Council for Road Safety,

Ministry of Internal Transport,

No-01, D. R. Wijewardena Mawatha,

Colombo 10.


Tele No :- +94 112 696 890

Fax No  :- +94 112 680 163


Department of Motor Traffic

Services being facilitated by the Department mainly include the registration of vehicles, transfer of ownership and issuance of driving licenses.

Issuing of driving licenses is being carried out at Werahera office, whereas, other services including registration, transfer of ownership of vehicles, etc, are being done at the Head office in Narahenpita with regard to any queries arising in respect of the services of the Department the public, through the general contact no.of the Department or directly dialing the staff officers, may access to the relevant information.

Contact Werahera Office Branch & Districts Officers

National Transport Medical Institute

Opening Hours :- from 7.30 am to 3.30 pm

Time taken to issue a medical certificate:-  about 45 minutes




Latest News

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Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation says that International Trade Aviation Services are to be commenced at the Rathmalana Airport.

Preliminary discussions on the commencement of services concerned was held on 07.03.2017 at the Rathmalana Airport Premises between Mr. Nimal Siripala De Silva - Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation and Mr. Musa Sammer – Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Of Maldives.

Ms. Sahiya Sareer – Maldives Ambassador in Sri Lanka, Mr. Abdul Haris – Managing Director of Maldives International Airlines,  Mr. Ahamed Abraham - Chief of Aircraft Operations of Maldives International Airlines , Mr. Saman Ediriweera – Chairman of Airport and Aviation (Sri Lanka) Limited and Mr. Yohan Jayaratne – Executive Director of  Airport and Aviation (Sri Lanka) Limited also took part in the discussions.

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Driver Training Instructors Are Required for Esatblising Driving Schools...

Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva said that producing technically and practically knowledgeable high quality drivers with the help of trained and licensed instructors is his expectation. The Minister expressed these views at the Annual Meeting of Sri Lanka  Driving School Owner’s Association held at the BMICH on 08.03.2017.

This occasion was graced by a large number of people including the Deputy Minister – Mr Ashok Abesinghe and Commissioner of Motor Traffic –  Mr. Jagath Chandrasiri.

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Bandaranayake International Airport was declared opened...(2017.04.06)

Bandaranayake International Airport (BIA) that was closed for about three months for overlaying of runway during day time was declared opened for operations by Hon. Nimal Siripala De Silva -  Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation on 06.04.2017.

This project was conducted by Kethik Company of China under the consultancy of  National Aero Technology International Company of Netherland at a cost Rs. 7.2 billion.

This occasion was graced by a large number of dignitaries including Hon. Ashok Abesinghe – Deputy Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Officers of such Ministry, Ministers and Diplomats.

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International Civil Aviation Organization Air Services ...(2017.12.06)

The Inaugural session of International Civil Aviation Organization Air Services Negotiation conference – 2017 was held on 04th December 2017 at BMICH in Colombo. The conference was declared open by Hon. Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva and Deputy Minister Hon. Ashok Abeysinghe also participated.

Mr. Ananda Wimalasiri, Chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority handed over the special edition of ‘GUWANSARA’ magazine to the Minister at the session.

The Secretary, Mr.G.S.Withanage and Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority also attended.

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