Sri Lankan Currency

Visiting 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 $100 US dollars in Sri Lankan currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local money 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. US dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Japanese Yen 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? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually 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?

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

It’s important to check the current money exchange rate for US Dollar to Sri Lankan Rupee before ordering the Rupee you need for your next trip at American Dollar to Rupee Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Rupee to Stirling Pound?

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

Therefore it's wise to ask for the the latest money exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Sri Lankan Rupee before buying the Rupee you need for your next trip from British Pound to Rupee Exchange Rate Today.