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Foreign
Remittance

Sending Money to Sri Lanka

We are the pioneers in the service of sending your hard-earned money to your loved ones in Sri Lanka.

People's Bank is a state Bank and you can have the utmost trust and security for the money you send. Being the Sri Lankan Bank with the largest Branch Network in Sri Lanka, we extend you an efficient service by crediting or paying the beneficiaries in any part of the country.

Our Inward Remittance Department is the center for receiving money sent to People's Bank by worldwide Banks and Exchange Companies and your inquiries related to remittances will promptly be attended to by our energetic and enthusiastic staff.

You can choose the following remittance systems to send money to Sri Lanka.

Methods of Payment Instructions

  • Account Credits - People’s Bank
  • Credits to other Bank’s Accounts
  • CASHPICKUPS

The PIN Number will be the Transaction Reference Number of the Remitting Bank/Exchange Company which may differ from one to another and will consist of any number of digits with alphanumeric characters.


Remittance
Systems

People’s eRemittance

'People's eRemittance' is a web-based product of People's Bank supported by the latest technology to facilitate sending remittances to Sri Lanka within minutes. The aim is to offer new technology and system automation to ensure speedy and smooth customer service.

People’s eRemittance enables remitters abroad to send money through Correspondent Agents of People’s Bank. Presently, this service is available through the following Correspondent Agents of People’s Bank.

List of People's eRemittance Agents

People’s eRemittance promotes the use of the internet as a medium of inexpensive, hassle-free data transfer over a secured website. With the user-friendly front-end system coupled with state-of-the-art technology, it reduces remittance receiving/processing time, thereby increasing the efficiency significantly.

Australia
  • Kapruka (Pvt) Ltd.
Bahrain
  • Zenj Exchange
Israel
  • Tifco Logistics & Trade Ltd.
Saudi Arabia
  • Alamoudi Exchange
  • National Commercial Bank (NCB)
Kuwait
  • Al Mulla International Exchange Co. W.L.L.
  • Al Muzaini Exchange Company
  • Bahrain Exchange Company W L L
  • City International Exchange W.L.L.
  • Dollarco Exchange Co. Ltd.
  • International Financial Line (FILCO)
  • Joy Alukkas Exchange
  • Kuwait Bahrain Internatioal Ex. Co. KSC
  • National Money Exchange Co
  • UAE Exchange Centre W.L.L.
Qatar
  • Al Dar For Exchange Works
  • Al Fardan Exchange Co. L.L.C.
  • Al Sadd Exchange
  • Alzaman Exchange Company.
  • City Exchange Company
  • Gulf Exchange Company
  • Habib Qatar International Exchange Ltd.
  • Islamic Exchange Company W.L.L
U.A.E.
  • Al Ahalia Exchange Company
  • Al Ansari Exchange
  • Al Rostamani Exchange Co. LTD
  • Joy Alukkas Exchange
  • UAE Exchange Centre L.L.C.
  • Wall Street Exchange Centre W.L.L.
Oman
  • Asia Express Exchange
  • Oman & UAE Exchange Centre
How to Send
  • Step into your Remitting Bank/ Exchange Company (People’s eRemittance Agent)
  • Instruct the Remitting Bank/Exchange company to send the money to People’s Bank
  • Fill up the beneficiary details.
    • Full name of the Beneficiary Or Name with initials
    • Complete Account number (Eg:- People’s Bank – 15 digits A/C number)
    • Bank and Branch name ( Remittances to A/C s with other Banks too can be sent)
    • ID Number and contact number of the beneficiary, (If any).
    • If the beneficiary does not have an A/C Number, money can still be sent; Provide the ID Number, full name, and contact number.
For further details, please contact
  • Manager- Inward Remittances and Inquiries (OCS)
  • Contact No : +94 112438395 , +94 112437985
  • teletran@peoplesbank.lk
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