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Obtaining a Recommendation when Registering Over-weight or Over-sized Vehicles
 
Qualifications
The approved sizes (length, width & height) and weights when registering a vehicle have been gazetted by gazette Circular No. 1847/32 on 2014/01/29 of Government of Sri Lanka.(English, Sinhala, Tamil)
 
When a vehicle is in excess of the approved sizes or weights the Commissioner of Motor Traffic will refer them to RDA to get a report from RDA.
 
 
Process of forwarding an Application
The Commissioner of motor traffic will issue a letter indicating the details of excess dimension/weight of the vehicle. This letter has to be submitted to RDA along with copy of the weight certificate.
 
Place to receive the Application
From Commissioner of Motor Traffic Office
 
Time for submission of Applications
Weekdays between 8.30 a.m – 4.15 p.m (Except mercantile holidays)
 
Planning Division,- 3rd Floor,
Road Development Authority
No: 216, " Maganeguma Mahamedura"
Denzil Kobbekaduwa Mawatha,
Battaramulla.
 
 
Time taken to give the service (Normal Service and Priority Service)
Five working days.
(Under normal circumstances, within 5 working days. However, priority will be given to National Level Projects)
 
 
Required Documents of Proof
1. Letter issued by the traffic commissioner
2. A certified copy of the weight certificate of the vehicle
3. A letter from vehicle owner indicating the intended use of the vehicle & place of the usage
 
The Officials of different services

Designation

Division

Telephone

Fax

e-mail

Director

Planning Division

011-2882995

011-2882990

plann@rda.gov.lk

Deputy Director

Planning Division

011-2046312

011-2882990