Send money to Sri Lanka

Enjoy fast and reliable money transfers to Sri Lanka with Western Union. Easily transfer EUR to LKR to a bank account or for cash pickup in minutes1.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money to Sri Lanka

    Using a reliable service to send money from Italy to Sri Lanka will give you peace of mind — something you can’t put a price on. Whether you’re sending a birthday present to a friend or helping out your family financially, do it with a service you can trust.

    Register and send money to Sri Lanka today

    Accessible agent locations across Sri Lanka

    From Colombo to Negombo, your loved ones can pick up money wherever they are by visiting one of their nearest Western Union agent locations2.

    Schedule your money transfers

    Do you regularly send money to a loved one? Set recurring reminders so you don’t forget a transfer.

    Track your money transfers in real time

    Check the status of your money transfer from Italy to Sri Lanka at any time by using the MTCN (money transfer control number).

    Save receiver details

    Simplify frequent money transfers — save your receiver’s details so you’re ready the next time you send money to Sri Lanka.

    Reasons to choose Western Union

    Convenience — pay how you like

    Send money to Sri Lanka however suits you best: online, via our app or in person at a Western Union agent location

    Reliability — maximum protection against fraud

    We’re committed to offering reliable services: our encryption and fraud prevention systems help protect your Western Union money transfers to Sri Lanka.

    Free registration

    Register today and create your free profile by filling out your details online or via the app.

    Worldwide reach

    With Western Union, you can transfer money from Italy to over 200 countries and territories around the world.

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

    Send money anytime, from anywhere.

    Check transfer fees4 and exchange rates in advance.

    Track your money transfers in real time.

    Save time and make repeat money transfers.

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    Rating as of 12 December, 2022.


    Pay the way you like

    With your credit3 or debit card

    Via bank transfer

    Via the Klarna payment service

    Via Apple Pay® in our app

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    Ready to transfer money to Sri Lanka?

    If you need more information, please visit our FAQ section below. If you’re ready, you can transfer money to Sri Lanka now.

    Don’t forget your loved ones during celebrations

    Whatever your loved ones are celebrating—whether it’s Deepavali, Christmas or Sinhalese New Year (Aluth Avurudda)—surprise them and send them your best wishes with a Western Union money transfer.

    Earn rewards with My WU

    Earn My WU℠ points every time you send money to Sri Lanka and use them to get discounts on money transfer fees4 and vouchers to spend with select partners.

    Earn rewards with My WU

    Earn My WU℠ points every time you send money to Sri Lanka and use them to get discounts on money transfer fees4 and vouchers to spend with select partners.

    FAQs about sending money to Sri Lanka

    How much does it cost to make a transfer from Italy to Sri Lanka?

    When sending money by bank transfer to Sri Lanka, you pay a fixed transfer fee 4 of €0.

    How do I make a transfer to Sri Lanka?

    Transfer EUR to LKR to the major banks in Sri Lanka. You can make a transfer either online, via our app or by visiting one of our agent locations. Once complete, you will receive a money transfer control number (MTCN) to track your money transfer in real time.

    How to send money to Sri Lanka

    With Western Union, you choose how you want to send money to Sri Lanka based on your needs — online, through our app or by visiting one of more than 10,0002 Western Union agent locations throughout Italy.

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    How much does a money transfer to Sri Lanka cost?

    Fees4 will depend on the exchange rate4 between EUR and LKR and the method you choose for transferring money to Sri Lanka. You can check our prices on the calculator at the top of the page.

    Have a question or need help?

    Visit our FAQ section or contact us. Our customer service team is always on hand to help.

    1 Funds may be delayed or specific services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, agent location opening hours, differences in time zones or the selection of options for delayed sending. Additional restrictions may apply. See online Terms & Conditions for details.

    2 Agent location count valid as of 31 December 2021.

    3 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 another payment method.

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