Sri Lankan Currency

Going to Sri Lanka and wants to know the name of the Sri Lankan money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $50 US dollars in Sri Lankan currency?

Use the links on this page to find out more about the local currency used in Sri Lanka, currency symbol, notes and more.


Sri Lankan Currency Exchange Rate Today

Sri Lanka Money

  • The official money used in Sri Lanka is Rupee.

  • The currency symbol of the Sri Lankan money is .

  • The Sri Lankan currency code is LKR.

  • The Rupee Notes: The Sri Lankan currency notes are made up of Rs. 20, Rs. 50, Rs. 100, Rs. 500, Rs. 1000, Rs. 2000, Rs. 5000.

  • The Rupee Coins: 1 Rupee is made up of 100 Cents. Sri Lankan Cent Coins go from 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50 cents, Rs. 1, Rs. 2, Rs. 5, Rs. 10.

What is the best currency to use in Sri Lanka? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Sri Lankan money and use the local Rupee as it is accepted everywhere in Sri Lanka. American dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Swiss Franc are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Can I use my credit cards in Sri Lanka? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Sri Lanka (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Rupee to US Dollars?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most days minute by minute.

Therefore it's wise to check out the today's money exchange rate for US Dollar to Sri Lankan Rupee before ordering the Rupee you require for your up coming trip from American Dollar to Rupee Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Rupee to Stirling Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most cases minute by minute.

It’s important to check out the current money exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Sri Lankan Rupee before purchasing the Rupee you need for your up coming trip at Stirling Pound to Rupee Exchange Rate Today.