Spend your own money when you want and where you want with the People’s Visa Debit card...

Debit Cards

The People's Visa Debit Card is available to any People's Bank customer with a Savings, Current, NRFC, Individual/Joint or Proprietorship Account. If you have any of these accounts, you are eligible for a PET Card which can be used locally and internationally at merchants that accept Visa cards

For Whom

  • People’s Bank customers with either a Savings, Current, NRFC, Individual/Joint or Proprietorship Account


Withdraw cash 365 days a year, 24 hours a day with over a million ATM's worldwide.

Enjoy ATM cash withdrawals and POS transactions at over 300 local ATMs and 20 million merchant outlets worldwide.

Special Benifits

  • Points at over 20 million merchant outlets worldwide
  • Debit card daily cash withdrawal limit- Rs. 200,000.00
  • Debit card daily POS withdrawal limit- Rs. 300,000.00

Conditions for Foreign Transactions

  • Cross Border Transaction Mark-up fee is 3%
  • Daily Cross Border Card Transaction limits have been temporarily reduced as;
    • Retail Usage / Purchases : USD 100/-
    • Cash withdrawals : USD 100/-
  • For further details, contact 1961 during office hours.
  • Note
    • Exchange rate applicable for foreign currency transactions on Debit Cards.
      Foreign currency transactions will be converted using exchange rates determined by the payment scheme.
      Further, an additional amount of 3% will be added to the rate, in order to reflect the current local exchange rates.


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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. 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.