The National Fuel Pass system was launched by the Ministry of Energy, ICTA, and a number of Sri Lankan technology companies to manage the country’s limited fuel supplies and reduce wait times.
Saturday (16) in a live press briefing, Minister Kanchana Wijesekara presented the system to the public and provided additional information.
Here are a few essential details about the National Fuel Pass that you should be aware of:
- Website: : https://fuelpass.gov.lk/
- The guaranteed weekly quota for all types of private vehicles
- Applicable for All CPC and LIOC fuel stations Islandwide
- Not applicable/ No limitation of fuel for public transport ( Buses / Trains )
- Registration is open for the next few days. NIC/Passport No. / Business Registration No., Vehicle number & Chassis number mandatory
- Users will be informed once the fuel quota is ready
- 1 NIC/ Passport/ BRN – 1 Vehicle only
- Once the fuel quota is received, a QR code is to be produced at the Fuel Pump. Either image or printed hard copy.
- The system will show the utilized / available fuel quota and expiry date
- An SMS will be received to the registered mobile number once the fuel is pumped.
- Week’s fuel quota cannot be carried forward
- Days allocated to pump fuel based on the last digit of the vehicle number
Vehicle numbers ending with ;
0, 1, 2 – Monday & Thursday
3, 4, 5 – Tuesday & Friday
6, 7, 8, 9 – Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday
- CPC will start distribution of fuel ONLY once the Fuel Pass System is operational.
- Don’t queue up near CPC fuel stations
- LIOC current system will continue until the Fuel Pass method is implemented