Send money to Sri Lanka from Australia

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    Send money online to bank accounts overseas paying with POLi.

    Convenient money transfers to Sri Lanka

    Choose how the money is received
    in Sri Lanka

    We have payments options for your convenience

    Online via POLi with your bank account

    With your credit or debit card

    In cash at an agent location

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    0 AUD fee¹ on your first online transfer

    Use promo code WELCOMEAU to enjoy zero fee¹ when sending your first online money transfer.

    Have your receiver’s
    details ready

    For bank transfers to Sri Lanka, simply provide your receiver’s account number, their branch name, and the purpose of transfer.

    Resend in an instant

    Save your receiver’s details to send money with a few clicks or taps.

    Register to send money to Sri Lanka from Australia

    Quick and easy registration

    It’s easy to sign up and send money online 24/7.

    Pay the way you like

    Pay online through your bank account, with your credit/debit card, or cash in-store.

    Track your transfer

    Conveniently track your money transfer online or via the app.

    Convenient locations

    Your receiver can pick up the cash at a Western Union agent location near them.

    Reasons to choose Western Union to send money to Sri Lanka.

    Ease and convenience

    Send money to Sri Lanka the way that’s convenient for you: online, with our app, or in person at an agent location.

    Commitment to security

    Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union transfers.

    Speed and transparency

    Send money in minutes⁴ for cash pickup and track your money easily along the way.

    Global reach

    We make an average of 25 transactions per second and move money to over 200 countries and territories.

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    Western Union launches home delivery for money transfers to Sri Lanka

    Western Union and MMBL Money Master have announced the launch of home delivery for Western Union money transfers across Sri Lanka. This provides customers in Sri Lanka with another option to receive money transfers from their loved ones around the world, in the safety of their homes. Learn more here.

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    Frequently Asked Questions about sending money to Sri Lanka from Australia

    Can I send money online to Sri Lanka with Western Union?

    Yes, you can send money online or with our app 24/7. Simply pay via internet banking (pay with POLi), or with your Visa® or MasterCard® credit, debit or prepaid card.

    Receivers can pick up the cash in minutes³ at an agent location.

    What do I need to send money online to Sri Lanka?

    You must be over 18 to make a money transfer.
    You’ll need your receiver’s full name (as it appears on their ID) and address, and your internet banking details or a Visa® or MasterCard® credit, debit or prepaid card issued by an Australian bank.

    For bank transfers, you will also need to provide your receiver’s full name, account number, branch name, and purpose of transaction.

    When you first register online with Western Union, we’ll need certain information so we can confirm your identity and create an online profile for you. You’ll need an Australian driver’s license or passport.

    In some cases, you may also be required to call our call center if we need additional information.

    How long will it take for the money to be deposited in a bank account in Sri Lanka?

    This will range from a few minutes to 1 banking day4.

    How much money can I send online to Sri Lanka?

    The maximum daily transaction limit is 30,000 AUD, but your specific daily transaction limit will vary based on the service you choose and your transaction history. Register and visit your profile to see your individual transaction limit.

    Still have questions or need help?

    Need help sending money to Sri Lanka or have another question? Contact our Customer Care team or visit our FAQ page for more information.

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    ¹ 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.

    ² Network data valid as of 31 March 2020.

    ³ Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, required receiver action(s), agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See terms for details.

    4 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions,  including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory and foreign exchange issues, required receiver action(s), identification requirements, agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed delivery options. Additional restrictions may apply. See Terms and Conditions for details.