exchange rate

Foreign currency can be exchanged at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), banks, hotels, and authorized exchanges found throughout the city. Moneychangers are located around Colombo and the other major cities, as well as in tourist centers such as Hikkaduwa. They generally do not charge commission and their rates are usually competitive.

Check out the exchange rate for the day:

Some major currency exchange locations are:

Bank of Ceylon
Head Office
4 Bank of Ceylon Mawatha
Colombo 1
Tel: +94 11 244 6790
Open from 8.30am – 3:00pm on weekdays; Saturday is a half-day

Bureau de Change
York Street
Colombo 1

Commercial Bank 
21 Bristol Street
Colombo 1
Tel: +94 11 244 5010/15
Open from 8.30am – 3:00pm on weekdays; Saturday is a half-day

Nations Trust Bank
104 Dharmapala Mawatha
Colombo 7
Tel: +94 11 441 4100
Open from 9.00am – 3:00pm on weekdays; Saturday is a half-day

People’s Bank
38 D.R. Wijewardhana Mawatha
Colombo 10
Tel: +94 11 242 2058, 232 6343 

Seylan Bank
Ceylinco Seylan Towers
90 Galle Road
Colombo 3
Tel: +94 11 245 6103

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