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LKR – Sri Lankan Rupee


The payment processing of this currency is considered to be relatively standardised.

Currency Guidelines

Besides the standard information, a clear reason / purpose of payment is recommended and consists of a full written description (in English) of the nature of payment to be provided in the remittance information.
For example: providing an invoice number without guiding text is considered as insufficient and can result in errors or delays.

Example: Payment of travel expenses – invoice n° 123456789

The beneficiary’s bank code is mandatory and should be added to the remittance information, this code is used to route payments in Sri Lanka, it is a seven digits code where the four first digits designates the bank code and the three last digits designates the branch code.

Instructions, technical guidelines & more

To consult the Technical Guidelines of this currency, click here

Additional information

• Available charge options: OUR/SHA/BEN

• Central bank of Sri Lanka: