Mode of payment of SD

  • Affixing (Government) stamps
  • Compounding by Authorized Persons
  • Payments to a prescribed Bank by cash, bank pay order or draft and getting endorsed by CGIR


Time of Payment

  • Stamp Duty should be paid before or at the same time of the execution of an instrument
  • Share transfers executed in Sri Lanka can be stamped within 1 month (Section 8)