Send money to Sri Lanka

Sending money to Sri Lanka with Western Union helps you support loved ones with ease. Use our app, website, or visit an agent location to get started.

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

    Sending money to bank accounts

    Carefully enter your loved ones’ banking and personal details to send money to a Sri Lanka bank account with peace of mind.

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    Making transfers through the app

    Estimate any transfer fees3 wherever you are with our app, before you commit to send money to Sri Lanka from Canada.

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    Sending money in person

    Send and receive money, and complete app transfers, at more than 2,7001 Canadian agent locations.

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    Thousands of agent locations in both Canada and Sri Lanka offer plenty of choice so you and your loved ones can send and receive money with ease.

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    Cover the costs of your transfer to Sri Lanka with cash, credit2 and debit cards, and bank account transfers.

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    Schedule your money transfers

    Register with Western Union for free and set up money transfers to Sri Lanka in advance.

    Send money with ease

    We make the money transfer process as streamlined as possible – online, via our app or in person.

    Track your money

    Use your unique tracking number (MTCN) to keep an eye on your transfer’s progress.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Sri Lanka?

    A general limit of 7,500 CAD applies for sending money transfers to Sri Lanka. A lower limit may apply depending on the payment and receive methods you select.

    How do I send money online to Sri Lanka?

    Sending money to Sri Lanka can be done in a few steps online:

    1. Register for a Western Union for free profile on our website. Then log in and click ‘Send money’.
    2. Enter ‘Sri Lanka’ as your receiver’s country, and the amount of money you want to transfer to Sri Lanka.
    3. Choose an available delivery method, plus your preferred payment option.
    4. Type in any personal or bank details requested to finalise the transfer.
    5. Confirm your money transfer and use the tracking number (MTCN) we provide in an email receipt to follow your funds.
    What do I need to send money online to Sri Lanka?

    To make an online money transfer to Sri Lanka from Canada, you’ll need your loved one’s bank name, branch name, account number, and a purpose of transfer. You will also need to provide personal details such as their address – when sending money for cash pickup instead. A Western Union profile is required to make any online money transfer.

    How do I send money to Sri Lanka from a Western Union agent location?

    Send money to a Sri Lanka agent location by following this quick guide:

    1. Find a convenient agent location and go up to the counter.
    2. Present your Canadian driver’s license, passport, or government-issued ID.
    3. Fill in the address and delivery details for your friend or relative in Sri Lanka.
    4. Pay for the money transfer and use the tracking number (MTCN) included on your receipt to follow it.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Sri Lanka?

    When sending money to Sri Lanka, your chosen payment method and the amount you want to transfer influences the overall cost. Use our price estimator tool to view the transfer fees3 you’ll likely pay when sending money to Sri Lanka from Canada.

    1 Agent location count valid as of September 30, 2021.

    2 If you’re using a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. To avoid these fees or for reduced fees, use a debit card or check other payment methods.

    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.