Ruhunu tourist Bureau in Southern Provincial Council is inviting applications from permanent residents in the southern province with the following minimum qualification to enroll to the above course.

    Minimum Qualifications.

    1. Four subjects in GCE (O/L) within two attempts or two year experience in the Tourist trade. Preference will be given to those who are proficient in a foreign Languages.
    2. Be not less than 18 years as at the closing date.
    3. Be mentally and physically fit and free of communicable diseases.

    Both retired and non-retired from public or private sector are eligible to apply for this programme. The course consists of three weeks theory classes in English medium and an educational tour.
    The course fee is Rs.18, 000.00.Those who will complete this course successfully will be issued tourist guide license covering southern province. More information and the applications can be obtained from the Main office of Ruhunu Tourist Bureau, 153 B, S.H.Dahanayaka Mawatha, Galle or www.southernsrilanka.lk website. If application is to be received by post, a self-addressed envelope with a stamp should be sent to the below address. Completed applications should be sent to under mentioned address on or before 31st of March by registered post. “Area/site Tourist Guide training programme 2022” should be noted on the top, left corner of the envelope clearly.

    Managing Director,
    Ruhunu Tourist Bureau,
    153 B,
    S.H. Dahanayaka Mawatha,

    Applications are invited from citizens who are in the Southern Province for enrollments at the above programme.

    Area Tourist Guide Application




    Identity cards are is med for tourist facilitators who are permanently resident in southern province.  The identity cards are issued for the applicants those who have Gs certification & Police certification in respective division in southern province. This identity card which has two year validity period is also used for the preparation of tourist facilitators’ data base.

    Southern tourism Tourist Facilitator Application
    Tourist facilitator identity cards in southern province are prepared and being issued these days by Ruhunu Tourist Bureau, Southern province. You are requested to get your identity from our office please find the identity holder’s list attached here with
    Printing List of Identity Cards of Tourist Facilitators for the Year 2020
    Galle Facilitator Id
    Matara Facilitator Id
    Hambantota Facilitator Id



    Word Tourism Day – 2021
    A Zoom meeting for those who engage in tourism was conducted by Ruhunu Tourist bureau together with chamber of commerce, Hambantota Successfully under the theme of world tourism day 2021, “ Tourism for inclusive growth on 2 nd October 2021’’.


    Online workshop on registration in SLTDA which was organized by Sri lanka tourism development authority by themselves with the collaboration of Ruhunu Tourist Bureau & chamber of commerce Hambantota was held on 12 th October 2021 from 9.00 am to 12.30pm successfully specialty for the stake holders of tourism in southern province


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