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Get to know what you should be aware of when deciding to buy a car, build a house, investing for your retirement and many other activities.
Personal Foreign Currency Account (PFC) is a special account which can be opened in designated Foreign currencies with attractive interest rates and it is a privilege to remit the earnings to the motherland which could be invested in many attractive investment products.
Accounts can be opened with US Dollars, Sterling Pounds, Swiss Francs, Japanese Yen, Australian Dollars, Canadian Dollars, Hong Kong Dollars, Euros, Singapore Dollars, New Zealand Dollars, Chinese Yuan, Swedish Kroners, Norwegian Kroner and Danish kroner
You can apply for Sri Lanka rupee or foreign currency loans & advances at concessional rates. This facility enables you to retain the foreign currency deposits intact.
An individual including a minor who is a Sri Lankan national.
An individual of Sri Lankan origin including a minor who is a resident outside Sri Lanka.
A non-national resident in Sri Lanka.
A Non-national either on temporary visit to Sri Lanka or intending to visit Sri Lanka.
An administrator or executor of the estates of a deceased person, who maintained a personal foreign currency account with that authorized dealer or restricted dealer until the completion of the administration of the deceased person’s estate.
You can visit a branch of your choice and discuss your requirement along with the period of deposit with an officer of the branch.
Interest rate applicable for Foreign Currency Savings & Fixed deposits can be viewed from the Rates and Tariffs page of this site.
Please fill the relevant application form and hand over to the branch. Remember to take your passport with the VISA copy to confirm your non residency status. This is necessary for us to identify you.
You may open a PFC Savings Account with us in any of the following currencies and earn competitive rates of interest.
|US DOLLARS||USD 25|
|STG. POUNDS||GBP 25|
|SWISS FRANCS||CHF 25|
|JAPANESE YEN||JPY 10, 000|
|AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS||AUD 25|
|SINGAPORE DOLLARS||SGD 25|
|CANADIAN DOLLARS||CAD 40|
|HONG KONG DOLLARS||HKD 200|
|NEW ZEALAND DOLLAR||NZD 50|
|SWEDISH KRONER||SEK 150|
|NORWEGIAN KRONER||NOK 150|
|CHINESE YUAN||CNY 100|
Interest will be calculated on the daily balance and credited to your account quarterly.
All types of inward remittances in foreign currency, as given below, will be accepted in credit to PFC accounts.
You can make withdrawals from PFC accounts on the following basis.
If you require further details please contact our NRFC Department on +94 112 330 408 ,+94 112 486 075/85 or your nearest Commercial Bank branch. Email:- firstname.lastname@example.org
Terms and Conditions apply
Product information and terms & conditions are subject to change from time to time.
Therefore, it is advisable to contact the branch nearest to you for the latest information and prevailing terms & conditions.