Send money to Sri Lanka

Fast, low-cost, and secure online money transfers from Australia to Sri Lanka.

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  • 0 AUD
  • 9.04 AUDOur fee
  • 9.04 AUDTotal fees
  • =
    990.96 AUDTotal amount we’ll convert
  • ×
    198.583
Exchange rates are volatile right now, so we can't guarantee this rate. We'll use the rate that's live when we receive your money.
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Compare the best money transfer service to Sri Lanka

Sending 1,000 AUD withRecipient gets(Total after fees)
CheapestWise
196,787.81 LKRSave up to 11,755.81 LKR
Transfer fee
9.04 AUD
Exchange rate(1 AUD LKR)
198.583
Exchange rate markup
0 AUD

Cost of transfer
9.04 AUD

Instarem.
196,659.12 LKR- 128.69 LKR
Transfer fee
9.50 AUD
Exchange rate(1 AUD LKR)
198.545
Exchange rate markup
0.19 AUD

Cost of transfer
9.69 AUD

Remitly
193,868.59 LKR- 2,919.22 LKR
Transfer fee
2.99 AUD
Exchange rate(1 AUD LKR)
194.450
Exchange rate markup
20.81 AUD

Cost of transfer
23.80 AUD

NAB
192,040 LKR- 4,747.81 LKR
Transfer fee
0 AUD
Exchange rate(1 AUD LKR)
192.040
Exchange rate markup
32.95 AUD

Cost of transfer
32.95 AUD

ANZ
189,041.18 LKR- 7,746.63 LKR
Transfer fee
9 AUD
Exchange rate(1 AUD LKR)
190.758
Exchange rate markup
39.40 AUD

Cost of transfer
48.40 AUD

OFX
188,968.31 LKR- 7,819.50 LKR
Transfer fee
15 AUD
Exchange rate(1 AUD LKR)
191.846
Exchange rate markup
33.93 AUD

Cost of transfer
48.93 AUD

Commonwealth Bank
185,032 LKR- 11,755.81 LKR
Transfer fee
0 AUD
Exchange rate(1 AUD LKR)
185.032
Exchange rate markup
68.24 AUD

Cost of transfer
68.24 AUD
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How to send money to Sri Lanka in 3 easy steps

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How to send money to Sri Lanka from Australia

How to send money to Sri Lanka from Australia

  1. Just tap in how much, and where to.
  2. Then make a local payment to Wise, whether it's with a bank transfer, swift or your debit or credit card.
  3. And that's it.

Wise converts your money at the 'inter-bank' rate – the real rate – so you save big time (even versus the guys saying there's 'zero' commission). On Wise, there's no room for sneaky bank surcharges or creeping hidden charges.

How much does it cost to transfer money to Sri Lanka?

Pay a small, flat fee and percentage

To send money in AUD to Sri Lanka, you pay a small, flat fee of 3.69 AUD + 0.54% of the amount that's converted (you'll always see the total cost upfront).


Fee depends on your chosen transfer type

Some transfer types have different fees which are usually tiny.


No hidden fees

No big fees, hidden or otherwise. So it's cheaper than what you're used to.

Wise
Fees for our low cost transfers
Fixed fee
3.69 AUD
Variable feeup to 192,163 AUD/month
0.54%
Variable feemore than 192,163 AUD/month

How long will a money transfer to Sri Lanka take?

A money transfer from Australia (AUD) to Sri Lanka (LKR) should arrive by Monday. Sometimes transfer times can differ based on payment methods or verification changes. We’ll always keep you updated, and you can track each step in your account.

On many popular routes, Wise can send your money within one day, as a same day transfer, or even an instant money transfer.

Your transfer route

AUD
LKR

Should arrive

by Monday

What you’ll need for your online money transfer to Sri Lanka

Best ways to send money to Sri Lanka

  • Bank Transfer

    Bank transfers are usually the cheapest option when it comes to funding your international money transfer with Wise. Bank transfers can be slower than debit or credit cards, but they usually give you the best value for your money. Read more how to use bank transfers as a payment option.
  • Osko

    Osko by BPAY is an online bank payment method available in Australia. When you’re sending money or paying your bills in AUD, you have an option to select Osko by BPAY for your payment method on our app.
  • Debit Card

    Paying for your transfer with a debit card is easy and fast. It’s also usually cheaper than credit card, as credit cards are more expensive to process. Read more about how to pay for your money transfer with a debit card.
  • Credit Card

    Paying for your transfer with a credit card is easy and fast. Wise accepts Visa, Mastercard and some Maestro cards. Read more about how to pay for your money transfer with a credit card.
  • Apple Pay

    If you’ve enabled Apple Pay on your phone, you can use it to pay for a transfer with Wise. Paying with Apple Pay is a convenient and quick way to send money abroad. If you’re using a credit card, watch out for extra charges. Some banks consider these payments as cash withdrawal, and they may charge you extra fees.
  • Google Pay

    If you’ve enabled Google Pay on your phone, you can use it to pay for a transfer with Wise. Paying with Google Pay is a convenient and quick way to send money abroad. If you’re using a credit card, watch out for extra charges. Some banks consider these payments as cash withdrawal, and they may charge you extra fees.

Trust Wise with safe & secure money transfers to Sri Lanka

Safeguarded with leading banks

We hold your money with established financial institutions, so it’s separate from our own accounts and in our normal course of business not accessible to our partners. Read more here.

Extra-secure transactions

We use 2-factor authentication to protect your account and transactions. That means you — and only you — can get to your money.

Data protection

We’re committed to keeping your personal data safe, and we’re transparent in how we collect, process, and store it.

Dedicated anti-fraud team

We work round the clock to keep your account and money protected from even the most sophisticated fraud.

Online scams are on the rise. Learn how to stay safe.

Send money to Sri Lanka from Australia with the Wise app

Looking for an app to send money to Sri Lanka? Sending money is easy with Wise app.

  • Cheaper transfers abroad - free from hidden fees and exchange rate markups.
  • Check exchange rates - see on the app how exchange rates have changed over time.
  • Repeat your previous transfers - save the details, and make your monthly payments easier.
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