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Send money to Sri Lanka

Send money to Sri Lanka from Austria seamlessly. Easily transfer euros into Sri Lankan rupees online, with our app or in person.

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    Send money to Sri Lanka with a few taps in our app

    Send money to Sri Lanka on the move or start a transfer then pay at an agent location.

    Save your Sri Lankan receivers’ details for fast repeat transfers.

    Track your transfer in real time from your device.

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    More information on how to send money to Sri Lanka from Austria

    Register to send money to Sri Lanka today

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    Register for free and send money to Sri Lanka online in minutes.

    Track every transfer

    Use the unique tracking number (MTCN) to track your transfer online or via our app.

    Schedule when to send money

    Never miss a remittance, payment or special occasion by arranging money transfers to Sri Lanka in advance.

    Make fast future transfers

    Save receiver details to effortlessly send them money in Sri Lanka again.

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    Convenient ways to pay

    Simply register for free and choose the best way to send money to Sri Lanka for you. Transfer funds online, via our app or in person and pay by card, cash or bank transfer.

    Dedicated to transparency

    Every money transfer to Sri Lanka from Austria is covered by our encryption and fraud prevention efforts. Plus, you can track its progress for full transparency.

    Reliable international reach

    With more than 150 years’ experience in international money transfers, and serving 200 other countries and territories, your funds are in good hands.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I send money to Sri Lanka online?

    Start sending money to Sri Lanka online by following these steps:

    1. Register for free or log in if you already have a Western Union profile.
    2. Then select the ‘Send now’ option to arrange your money transfer.
    3. Click on ‘Sri Lanka’ as the destination, before entering how much you want to send. Check you’re happy with the typical Austria-Sri Lanka transfer times that should pop up.
    4. To send money online direct to a loved one’s bank account in Sri Lanka, choose the ‘Bank account’ option. When you’ve previously sent them money and saved their details, you can quickly select these to speed up the process.
    5. Confirm the transfer and pay for it (including any transfer fees3) with a credit2 or debit card or bank transfer.
    6. Use the tracking number (MTCN) emailed over in your receipt to track its progress and share this with your receiver.
    How do I send money to Sri Lanka from a Western Union agent location?

    To transfer money to Sri Lanka from your nearest Western Union agent location:

    1. Search for a Western Union agent location and head along.
    2. Walk up to the counter and present a valid government-issued ID or your phone number, along with your receiver’s bank and account details.
    3. You may be asked to show proof of your source of funds as well, so please present a bank statement, tax return or payslip if requested.
    4. Use your debit or credit2 card or cash to pay for the transfer to Sri Lanka.
    5. Take your physical receipt and use the tracking number (MTCN) to follow your money, sharing this with your receiver too.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Sri Lanka?

    To estimate how much it could cost you to transfer money to Sri Lanka, you can use our free tool. Just enter how much you want to send to your receiver in Sri Lanka in EUR and it will be converted into LKR.

    This also includes any transfer fees3 or other charges. You can change your payment and receive method to see how it affects the total cost of a transfer to Sri Lanka. There’s no obligation to go ahead with the transfer if you change your mind.

    How much money can I send online to Sri Lanka?

    The maximum amount of money you can transfer abroad from Austria depends on the destination country. However, without verifying your identity you will only be able to send 1000 EUR per transaction. After verifying your identity, your limit on international money transfers will increase to 5000 EUR.

    How long will it take for my money to reach Sri Lanka?

    If you send money online to Sri Lanka and pay using a credit2 or debit card, it could arrive in minutes4. Transferring for cash pickup depends on the payment method and opening times of agent locations. When sending to a bank account in Sri Lanka, the money may not be available for two working days.

    Still have questions?

    Visit our FAQs or simply get in touch. Our customer care team is on hand to help.

    1 Agent location count valid as of 31 December 2021.

    2 Some card issuers may charge additional fees for using our services. Please contact your card issuer for more information.

    3 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.

    4 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See terms for details.