People's Current Accounts

Perform your financial transactions with pride and convenience with People’s Current Account. You can obtain credit facilities fast, to suit your requirements. You can encash cheques from the widest network of branches & issue cheques which are as good as cash when you open a People’s Current Account.

In addition, you have the convenience of immediate encashment of cheques from any branch, even if you’re not a People’s Bank current account holder. You can also deposit People’s Bank current account crossed cheques from one branch and realize it from any of our branches Island wide.

That’s not all, operating a People’s Current Account gives you access to a host of other benefits such as, the ability to deposit cash from our CDM's 24/7 days, and to enjoy the convenience of self-banking, mobile banking, internet & voice banking services.


Immidiate encashment of cheques from any branch, even if you are not …

Deposit cash from our CDM’s 24/7/365 days and enjoy the convenience of self banking, mobile banking and, internet banking services

Customized cheque books


  • Individuals (Businessmen / Businesswomen or salaried) above 18 years
  • Co-operatives
  • Partnerships
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Corporations
  • Statutory Bodies.

Special Benefits

  • Free monthly e-statements
  • Free SMS alerts for all transactions
  • Minimum charges (Service charge and other relevant charges)
  • Mobile banking, & internet banking facilities

Contact Us

  • No.75, Sir Chittampalam A.
    Gardiner Mawatha,
    Colombo 2, Sri Lanka.
  • +94 (0)11 2481481
  • 1961
  • info@peoplesbank.lk
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Mr. Sujeewa Rajapakse

Mr. Sujeewa Rajapakse is a Managing Partner of BDO Partners which is the local representative of BDO - the fifth largest accounting network in the world. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (FCA) and a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (FCMA), Mr.Rajapakse holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), University of Sri Jayewardenepura. During his professional career that spanned nearly four decades, he held the honorary positions of President, Vice President and Council Member (elect) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL), Former Chairman of Auditing Standards Committee of ICASL, President of Practicing Accountants Forum of Sri Lanka, Treasurer of Sri Lanka Cricket, Treasurer for Cricket World Cup 2011, Board Member and Technical Advisor to South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA), Technical Advisor to Confederation of Asia Pacific Accountants (CAPA) and Council Member of University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He has also served in the directorates of National Development Bank PLC, Softlogic Insurance PLC, Dipped products PLC, Heycarb PLC, Development Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, Lanka Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, NDB Capital Ltd – Bangladesh, The Finance Company PLC and Unidil Packaging.


Mr. Kumar Gunawardana

Kumar Gunawardana was appointed to the Board of Directors of People’s Bank on 26.12.2019 as a non-executive director. He commands over 40 years of experience in diverse areas of banking. Having started his career with Commercial Bank PLC in 1979, he has moved on to Amsterdam Rotterdam Bank (Amro Bank), ABN Amro Bank and finally to National Development Bank PLC (NDB). He has served in Senior Management positions for over 20 Years having first appointed as an Assistant Vice President of ABN AMRO Bank in the year 2000. His areas of expertise is wide and varied and include Branch network management, Institutional banking, Trade finance, Operations, Administration and services. He has also served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Development Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd. which is an entity jointly owned by National Development Bank PLC (NDB) and Export Development Board (EDB) and Treasurer of Sri Lanka Tennis Association.


Mr. Dushmantha Thotawatte

Mr. Dushmantha Thotawatte was appointed to the Board of Directors with effect from 08.07 2022. Mr.Thotawatte is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka with a Bachelor of Commerce (Special Degree) from the University of Sri Jayawardhanepura & a Master in Financial Economics from the University of Colombo. He is an accomplished leader who has extensive experience in the field of Financial Management, Corporate Governance, Strategic Management and Public Relations, together a successful track record as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Internal Auditor in many state owned enterprises and private organizations and counts over 38 years of experience.