The New Fuel Pass; All You Need to Know
Posted 21,July

By Chehan Jayasuriya

In Local News

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The Ministry of Energy, along with the Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA), unveiled a new fuel pass system on Saturday, 16.

The new system is expected to manage dwindling fuel supplies and ease queues.

Sri Lankans can obtain their fuel pass by registering for the system through https://fuelpass.gov.lk. The system, which will be made applicable to all CPC and LIOC fuel stations islandwide, will issue a weekly fuel quota for all types of private vehicles.

Only one vehicle can be registered using one NIC/Passport or BRN. Once registered, users will receive a QR code, which should be produced either digitally or physically. Vehicles will be notified of the availability of fuel based on the last digit of their vehicle number. Accordingly, vehicle numbers ending with,
0, 1, 2 – Monday and Thursday
3, 4, 5 – Tuesday and Friday
6, 7, 8, 9 – Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday

Users of the system will be notified of the availability of fuel via SMS and will be notified of the balance of the weekly quota once the fuel is pumped. The week’s fuel quota cannot be carried forward.

CPC fuel distribution will take place only after the fuel pass system is operational, while LIOC will continue distribution as per the existing method until the fuel pass is functional.