Foreign Currency Transactions

As per approval given by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka SDB is permitted to buy and sell foreign currency. However, we have obtained permission to deal with the following currencies only.

U S Dollars / Australian Dollars / Singapore Dollars / Great Britain Pounds / Japanese Yen / Euros

Features and Benefits

  • Fast and convenient service


We buy Foreign Currency Notes from Sri Lankans and foreigners who can furnish proof of their identity. We also sell Foreign Currency notes to eligible Sri Lankan Citizens who travel abroad. In addition, SDB is permitted to make current account payments relating to foreign exchange transaction.

Documents Required

  • Valid Passport
  • Valid Visa
  • Confirmed Air Ticket
  • Application
  • E Form

If Interested

Contact your nearest SDB branch
Call 0115 411 411