Here is some information for sending money to Sri Lanka:




Transaction Limit

Estimated Arrival Time


Bank Transfer - Normal Speed

IDR 100,000

LKR 200 - LKR 1,000,000

Same banking day for payments before 12:00 (GMT+7)


Cash Pickup (CBC)

IDR 100,000

LKR 100 - USD 200,000

15 minutes for payments before 16:00 (GMT+7)



IDR 75,000 + IDR 330,000 (correspondent bank fee)

USD 5 - USD 100,000

1 banking day for payments before 16:00 (GMT+7)

Can I send more than the transaction limit in a day?
Yes, you can. If you send more than the limit, we will require some supporting documents from you to verify the purpose of your transaction.

Please take note that you can send up to LKR 5,000,000 per day for Bank Transfer LKR service.

Additional Information

- For Cash Pickup (LKR):

  • Provide the recipient’s correct phone number and email in order to receive the PIN for cash pickup.

  • The recipient may withdraw the money at available CBC’s locations.

- For SWIFT (USD):

  • Make sure that your recipient’s bank account currency is in USD.

  • Make sure that you already have your recipient’s IBAN (if any) and SWIFT Code, as they are required for transactions via SWIFT.
    What is IBAN?
    What is SWIFT Code?

  • The recipient's full name registered in the bank account must be in alphabet letters, including numbers if any (example: VentureTech 365 Ltd).

  • Some recipient banks might charge a fee which will deduct the amount received.