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Department of Posts

Post Master General, Postal Head Quarters , D.R Wijewardena Mawatha , Colombo 10 (Panchikawatte, Maradana), Sri Lanka.


Email : Send an inquiry

Tel : +94-112447844/0112328644/011-244-0668

Fax : +94-11-244-0555

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Sri Lanka Post was established by the Dutch ruler's way back in 1798 in the Maritime Provinces of the country with five offices. Today it has grown in to a mammoth organisation with more than 19,000 employees. Sri Lanka Post serves a population of nearly 20 million inhabitants in Sri Lanka. During the existence of Sri Lanka Post though known by various names it continued to serve the populace with dedication.

In the year 2,004 we had a Post Office for every 2, 400 people of this country. This in real terms means that there was an office for every 14 km radius. Today majority of our offices are equipped with state of the art equipment to provide an efficient service to our customers.