Small distributors can simply download the application from the PUCSL web site. The applicant should submit the accurately prepared application with all the necessary documents, information and also a fee of 1000 LKR to the Commission.
Thereafter, the Commission grants the exemption for the applicant, followed by a Gazette Notification, Public notice on newspapers and notices to other relevant parties including the Minister of Power and Energy.
After the exemption is granted, the distributor should come up with a proposal for the tariff rate, seeking the approval of the Commission. The General guidelines that the distributor should follow to decide the tariff rate, are available at the PUCSL web site. The distributor should also submit all related and necessary documents to support his proposal.