Send Money to Sri Lanka

From Jaffna to Matara, WorldRemit has Sri Lanka covered

  • The fast, simple way to send money to Sri Lanka online
  • Industry-leading payment security
  • Use a computer, smartphone or tablet

Visit our FAQ page for more info on onlne money transfers to Sri Lanka

Bank transfer to Sri Lanka

1-2 days

Transfer to all banks within 2 working days. You can make a bank transfer to branches of:

  • HNB
  • Bank of Ceylon
  • People’s Bank
  • Sampath Bank
  • HSBC

HNB Bank of Ceylon People's Bank Sampath Bank HSBC

Cash pickup to Sri Lanka

Instant transfer

Cash is available to collect instantly from any of the following networks:

  • Bank of Ceylon
  • National Development Bank
  • Sampath Bank
  • Hatton National Bank
  • Cargills Bank

 View the full list of pickup locations for this network

Bank of Ceylon National Development Bank; Sampath Bank Hatton Bank Cargills Bank

Collect instantly from any branch of the following banks in the Xpress Money network. That includes:

  • Lanka Orix
  • Nations Trust Bank
  • Seylan Bank Ltd
  • National Savings Bank

 Lanka Orix Nations Trust Seylan NSB

Mobile money to Sri Lanka

Instant transfer

Money is added instantly to:

  • eZ Cash
  • Subscribers of Dialog
  • Etisalat
  • Hutch

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  • Please check that the recipient already has an eZ cash mobile wallet.
  • You will need the recipient's eZ cash mobile wallet number.

Airtime top up to Sri Lanka

Instant top-up

Mobile airtime is added instantly to phones on the following networks:

  • Airtel
  • Dialog
  • Etisalat
  • Hutchison
  • Mobitel
  • Suntel

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Where can you send money to Sri Lanka from?

Making a Sri Lankan money transfer with WorldRemit is a simple and fast way to help support family and friends. You can send money to Sri Lanka from more than 145 countries around the world. Some of our most popular transfer routes include:

  • UK to Sri Lanka– We offer bank-beating exchange rates on pounds sterling (GBP) to put more Sri Lankan rupees (LKR) in your recipient’s pocket.
  • America to Sri Lanka– Choose the most convenient way to send US dollars (USD) to Sri Lanka, whether it’s a bank transfer, cash pickup, mobile money or airtime top-up.
  • Canada to Sri Lanka– Send Canadian dollars (CAD) to Sri Lanka using any device.
  • Australia to Sri Lanka– Receive low fees and excellent exchange rates when transferring Australian dollars (AUD) to Sri Lanka.

What exchange rates do we offer on the Sri Lankan rupee?

As an international money transfer specialist, the exchange rates we offer are consistently better than you’ll receive from the banks. There are also low fees for every transfer type.

To see how many rupees you’ll receive for your money, just enter the transfer amount into the ‘Send to’ box on this page and we’ll show you the exchange rate upfront.

How many Sri Lankan rupees can you send?

That depends on the transfer type, the country you’re making the transfer from and your payment method. To see how many Sri Lankan rupees you can send, just enter the transfer amount into the ‘Send to’ box and a pop up will appear if it exceeds the transfer limit.

Why choose WorldRemit?

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R Gore - 2 months ago

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Clement Addai-Bempah - 3 months ago

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