Seylan Bank Facilitates Overseas Sri Lankans’ Inward Remittances with Unparalleled Benefits

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart, has simplified inward remittance options for Sri Lankans overseas with added benefits making it a prime choice to send money back home, the Bank has announced. The bank has also made special arrangements to cater to the requirements of beneficiaries on urgent cash remittances during this lockdown period with strict travel restrictions. With its enhanced service levels and wide array of partners, Seylan Bank is also supporting the increased inflow of foreign exchange into the country during a vital period.

Recipients in Sri Lanka can collect inward remittances through Seylan Bank in real-time, benefiting from its hassle-free no queue service, and no additional fees. Furthermore, an additional Rs. 2 per USD remitted from overseas will be added to the conversion rate by Seylan Bank, increasing the amount of money received at home. Non-account holders of Seylan Bank can also benefit from this service.

“Many Sri Lankans are resident overseas, either having migrated permanently or for work, as Sri Lankans, we have a tendency to watch out for our families no matter where we are, especially during times like these. Seylan Bank as a customer-centric bank, is here for them and their loved ones back in Sri Lanka providing the most on their transactions with multiple added benefits. We invite our valued customers to visit us and experience the unparalleled Seylan Bank remittance services. We will ensure you receive the best benefits when collecting funds sent through our many inward remittance partners including Seycash, RIA, Western Union, Transfast, Instant Cash, Unistream, Cash Express, Speed Send, Intel Express, Placid Express.” said Nalin Nissangaratchie, Senior Manager International Financial Services at Seylan Bank.

Customers who wish to learn more about inward remittance and receiving through Seylan Bank may visit the Bank’s FB page at, its website or call the hotline at 200 88 88.

Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart, operates with a vision to offer the ultimate banking experience to its valued customers through cutting-edge technology, innovative products, and best-in-class services. The Bank has a growing clientele of SMEs, Retail and Corporate Customers, and has expanded its footprint with 172 branches, 70 Cash Deposit Machines, 86 Cheque Deposit Machines and an ATM network of 216 units across the country. Seylan Bank has been endorsed as a financially stable organization with performance excellence across the board by Fitch Ratings, with the bank’s national long-term rating revised to ‘A’ (lka). The bank was ranked second among public listed companies for transparency in corporate reporting by Transparency Global and is now part of the S&P Dow Jones SL 20 Index. These achievements are a testament to Seylan Bank’s financial stability and unwavering dedication to ensuring excellence across all aspects.



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