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The National Fuel Pass: Everything You Need to Know

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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

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