Diplomatic Rupee Account (DRA)

  • A foreign citizen who holds a diplomatic passport, diplomatic identity card issued by the relevant Ministry

  • A foreign citizen who holds a non-diplomatic passport

  • Foreign Diplomatic Missions

  • Family members of Diplomatic personnel, living in Sri Lanka, who hold diplomatic or non-diplomatic passports

 

  • DRA can be opened and maintained in the form of current, saving or term deposit accounts.

  • Cheque books shall be issued against DRA current accounts.

  • DRA current accounts shall not be overdrawn under any circumstances.

  • DRA may be held as sole or jointly with another eligible person.

  • The initial deposit and minimum balance requirements applicable for DRAs are as follows.

 

Type of Account

Initial Deposit

(LKR)

Minimum Deposit

(LKR)

Current Account

Personal (Individual/Joint)

100,000/-

-

Saving Account

Personal (Individual/Joint)

50,000/-

-

Term Deposit

Personal (Individual/Joint)

-

50,000/-

Mission

-

100,000/-