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Send a Parcel To Sri Lanka Fast - DHL Courier Delivery

  • Send a parcel to Sri Lanka from £40.95 in 2 working days
  • Send letters, documents & parcels up to 25kg when dropping off, and up to 100kg when booking a courier collection
  • Real-time tracked & door-to-door delivery
  • Book a courier collection online or by calling DHL Customer Service - you’ll need to print parcel labels and customs documents; weigh and measure your own packaging
  • Pre 09:00, pre 12:00, and insurance services are available when booking a collection online or by phone  
  • Drop off at over 1,200 locations across the UK
  • No need to weigh, measure or print when dropping off your parcel and prices are determined by the size of the free box or envelope you choose and the zone that you’re sending it to

An island country in the Indian Ocean just off the southern tip of India, Sri Lanka, nicknamed The Pearl of the Indian Ocean, is known for its natural beauty, incredible biodiversity, precious gemstones, cinnamon and tea. It has the highest literacy rate in South Asia and was the first country to have a female head of government - she served three terms until Aug 2000.

From the smaller cities of Anuradhapura and Balapitiya to the larger cities of Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia and the capital city of Colombo, we’ve got you covered. If you need to send a parcel to Sri Lanka, you can rely on DHL’s secure and fast delivery network to make sure it arrives safely and quickly. As one of the world’s leading courier services delivering to locations in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, you can trust DHL to deliver your package to Sri Lanka on time.

Parcel delivery to Sri Lanka with DHL takes as little as 2 working days. We also provide door-to-door delivery service and ensure parcels are signed for. You can also track your package’s journey for free via WhatsApp chat or online. WhatsApp calls are not supported. You don't need to open an account to use DHL Express services. 

How do I send a parcel to Sri Lanka?

Choose from three delivery options. If you would like to book a parcel collection, this can be done through our online DHLitNow service or by speaking to Customer Service. Alternatively, if you would prefer to drop off your parcel, you can use a DHL Service Point location. Simply complete your parcel details online, then pack your items into our free packaging provided and pay to send your parcel when in store.


National Holidays 2024*
  • 15 January, Monday - Tamil Thai Pongal Day
  • 25 January, Thursday - Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day
  • 4 February, Sunday - National Day
  • 24 February, Saturday - Navam Full Moon Poya Day
  • 8 March, Friday - Mahasivarathri Day
  • 24 March, Sunday - Madin Full Moon Poya Day
  • 29 March, Friday - Good Friday
  • 10 April, Wednesday - Eid al-Fitr
  • 12 April, Friday - Sinhala & Tamil New Year’s Eve
  • 13 April, Saturday - Sinhala & Tamil New Year's Day / Puthandu
  • 23 April, Tuesday - Bak Full Moon Poya Day
  • 1 May, Wednesday - Labour Day
  • 23 May, Thursday - Vesak Full Moon Poya Day / Buddha’s Birthday
  • 24 May, Friday - Day following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
  • 17 June, Monday - Eid al-Adha
  • 21 June, Friday - Poson Full Moon Poya Day
  • 20 July, Saturday - Esala Full Moon Poya Day
  • 19 August, Monday - Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
  • 16 September, Monday - Milad un-Nabi
  • 17 September, Tuesday - Binara Full Moon Poya Day
  • 17 October, Thursday - Vap Full Moon Poya Day
  • 31 October, Thursday - Deepavali
  • 15 November, Friday - Ill Full Moon Poya Day
  • 14 December, Saturday - Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day
  • 25 December, Wednesday - Christmas Day

* Public holidays in Sri Lanka may affect our estimated transit times.

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Sri Lanka country facts
  • There are 8 UNESCO World Heritage sites in this small country: The Sacred Cities of Kandy and Anuradhapura, The Ancient Cities of Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa, The Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications, Rangiri Dambulla Cave Temple, Sinharaja Forest Reserve, The Central Highlands of Sri Lanka.
  • The national sport of Sri Lanka is volleyball, however, the country’s most popular sport is still cricket.
  • Sri Lanka is the world’s fourth largest exporter of tea. They are famous for their black tea, Ceylon, known as the ‘cleanest’ tea in the world.
  • Hydropower is an obvious energy resource given the country’s many rivers and waterfalls. Fifteen large hydroelectric power stations across the country supply a significant amount of its total renewable energy output. 
  • Sri Lankan wildlife is one of the country’s defining attractions with 70 Important Bird Areas and their Big Five include their crown jewel - the leopard, wild Asian elephant (7500 throughout the country), Sri Lankan sloth bear (endemic to the island), blue whale and sperm whale and expect to find them all in large quantities.
  • Declared malaria-free in 2016 by WHO (World Health Organisation) after the government implemented effective national DDT (dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane) spraying programmes. 
  • Adam’s Peak (2243m) is a sacred mountain with different meanings for Buddhists (Buddha’s last steps on earth before he reached Nirvana), Hindus (the god Shiva left the giant footprint on the summit), Muslims (where Prophet Adam landed after expulsion from paradise) and Christians (Garden of Eden) and it receives 1000s of pilgrims annually.
  • Cinnamon anyone? After comparing three different varieties researchers at Aberdeen University’s Rowett Institute found that ‘Ceylon cinnamon’ was the most potent when it came to reducing blood sugar levels.

We will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Please call us on

0844 248 0828**

Our opening hours are 07:30 - 20:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 - 14:00 on Saturday.

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