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

Debit Cards

The People's Visa / Master 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 Debit Card which can be used locally and internationally at merchants that accept Visa / Master cards

For Whom

  • People’s Bank customers with either a Savings, Current, NRFC, Individual/Joint or Proprietorship Account
  • Foreigners with a Valid Tourist/ Visit Visa document can apply for domestic use only debit card for their Personnel Foreign Currency Account ( PFA)


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/-
  • Debit card daily POS limit- Rs. 300,000/-

Conditions for Foreign Transactions

  • Cross Border Transaction Mark-up fee is 5%
  • Daily Foreign Currency Transaction Limit - USD 500
    • Not Applicable for Foreign Currency Accounts
  • 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 5% 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. 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.