Sri Lanka Currency


The unit of currency is the Sri Lanka Rupee (LKR), which is divided into 100 cents. Major credit cards are widely accepted in major cities. ATMs are becoming more common, but outside the main cities they are unlikely to accept international cards. Credit cards should be used with caution due to the potential for fraud. Foreign currency can be exchanged at bureaux de change, banks and hotels. Banks are closed on Sundays.

Currency Exchange Rates

Sri Lanka LKR 100 LKR 1,000 LKR 10,000 LKR 100,000 LKR 1,000,000
Australia AUD 0.90 AUD 8.98 AUD 89.77 AUD 897.66 AUD 8,976.55
Canada CAD 0.87 CAD 8.73 CAD 87.35 CAD 873.47 CAD 8,734.75
Ireland EUR 0.62 EUR 6.24 EUR 62.41 EUR 624.14 EUR 6,241.37
New Zealand NZD 0.94 NZD 9.43 NZD 94.32 NZD 943.24 NZD 9,432.42
South Africa ZAR 9.04 ZAR 90.37 ZAR 903.71 ZAR 9,037.07 ZAR 90,370.70
United Kingdom GBP 0.54 GBP 5.44 GBP 54.35 GBP 543.53 GBP 5,435.35
United States of America USD 0.66 USD 6.61 USD 66.07 USD 660.67 USD 6,606.72

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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