Send money from Canada to a Bank of Ceylon account in Sri Lanka

Bank of Ceylon, Sri Lanka

Bank of Ceylon (also known as BOC bank) is a state-owned, major commercial bank in Sri Lanka. Its head office is located in an iconic cylindrical building in Colombo, the island's political and commercial capital. The bank has a network of 628 branches, 689 automated teller machines (ATMs), 123 CDM networks and 15 regional loan centres. In addition to the local presence, the bank maintains an off-shore banking unit in Colombo's head office, three branches in Malé, Chennai and Seychelles, and a subsidiary in London.

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How to send money to Bank of Ceylon account in Sri Lanka

Sending transfers to Bank of Ceylon accounts in Sri Lanka is simple with Remitbee. It just takes 5 effortless steps.

  • Sign up to get your Remitbee account. This is free, easy, and gives you access to the best CAD to LKR transfers in Canada.
  • Provide us with your full name, address and occupation. As an extra security step, we'll need a photo of your ID to keep your funds and accounts safe.
  • Select Sri Lanka as a destination for your money transfer, and enter the amount you want to transfer.
  • Next step - information about your recipient. We will require your beneficiary's full name, phone number, IBAN and bank account number.
  • Review all details of your transaction and click "Confirm"! Our team will take care of the rest. Just keep an eye on it in the Remitbee app and watch your family receives your support.

Here are the benefits of sending money online to the Bank of Ceylon account

Being a Remitbee customer gives you many advantages when you send money to Sri Lankan bank accounts from Canada. Here are just a few of those:

  • Instant transfer speed. Your money lands in a Bank of Ceylon account within 1 business day.
  • Fee-free transfers over 500 CAD. All transfers under 500$ will cost you 2.99$
  • You can create and track all your transfers using a smartphone or laptop; no lines, no commute, no hidden charges.
  • Your friends & family can access their funds right away through their bank account.

Get everything ready for your money transfer to Sri Lanka.

To transfer money for your family to the Bank of Ceylon without obstacles and difficulties, you'll be required to have the beneficiary's information prepared. Following details will be asked:

  • Full name of the recipient and mobile number.
  • Name of recipient's bank (Bank of Ceylon).
  • Name of bank's branch.
  • Bank of Ceylon account number.

In case you want to send money for the cash pickup, Remitbee provides that option as well. We have pickup services available for hundreds of locations all over Sri Lanka. If that's the best method for you, we will need the following information:

  • Full name of the recipient, phone number and address.
  • Name of pickup location in Sri Lanka that works best for your beneficiary.

As soon as money is available for pickup, your recipient needs to bring a piece of a government-issued ID and transaction number to receive the funds.

Remitbee offers the best CAD to LKR exchange rate.

We know how your support is important to your family abroad, and we know how unfair banks and other companies are. That's why we offer the best CAD to LKR rate in Canada and offer all free transfers if you send over 500$.

Remitbee is 100% transparent about any fees or charges, and you can see your final amount before you send money to Sri Lanka.

Use our service to send money from Canada to all major banks in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka is a big country with a wide banking network. We partner with all major banks in Sri Lanka to provide you with safe, fast and secure service. Check the list of our Sri Lankan partnering banks:

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely! The Bank of Ceylon is one of our partners in Sri Lanka. We will transfer your funds to the recipient's Sri Lankan bank account within 1 business day!

If you're a Remitbee customer, you can pay for your transfer using one of these payment methods: e-Transfer, Electronic Funds Transfer, Bill payment, Visa or Mastercard Debit or Interac Online.

One of the best options we offer - 1 day transfers to all Bank of Ceylon accounts. Moreover, we offer cash pickup services in hundreds of locations all over Sri Lanka.

Yes, it's definitely possible if you use Remitbee! We offer fee-free transfers over 500 CAD. All other transfers below 500$ are subjects to the following fees:

  • Interac Online - $2.99
  • E-transfer - $2.99
  • Bill Payment - $2.99
  • Electronic Funds Transfer - $2.99
  • Visa or Mastercard Debit - starting from $2.99

The maximum amount of your CAD to LKR money transfer depends on the verification level you have. Here is a quick overview

  • Our basic verification, Level 1, allows you to send only 50 CAD daily or up to 500 CAD monthly.
  • We recommend getting verified for Level 2. It allows our users to send up to 3,000 CAD daily and up to 25,000 CAD monthly.
  • Level 3 is a perfect solution for transferring larger amounts of money to Sri Lanka's Bank of Ceylon account. This level of verification allows you to send 9,000 CAD daily and up to 50,000 CAD monthly

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