To manage the fuel crisis in Sri lanka, ICTA and along with some tech companies support, the Ministry of Energy has introduced the National Fuel Pass system.
On Saturday, April 16, during a live news conference, Minister Kanchana Wijesekara provided an overview of the system and provided further information.
Overview of the system can be known by the following important points:
- Website : https://fuelpass.gov.lk/
- 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 open for 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 fuel quota received, QR code to be produced at Fuel Pump. Either image or printed hard copy.
- System will show utilized / available fuel quota and expiry date
- An SMS will be received to registered mobile number once fuel pumped.
- Week’s fuel quota cannot be carried forward
- Days allocated to pump fuel based on last digit of 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 Fuel Pass method is implemented
Further, you can check the Guide on How to Register for National Fuel Pass /QR Code Online and learn about the OTP problem the system had recently.