RNNFC Savings Account(NRFC)

Eligibility Criteria  

Foreign nationals residing in Sri Lanka temporarily or permanently on resident visa can open savings accounts, in foreign currency.

  • Copy of valid VISA
  • A Photocopy of appropriate pages where personal details and photograph appear.
  • Duly completed account opening mandate.

Designated Currencies  

RNNFC Accounts can be opened from following currencies.

US Dollar USD Euro EUR
Australian Dollar AUD Japanese Yen JPY
Singapore Dollars SGD Sterling Pounds GBP
Canadian Dollars CAD Chinese Renminbi CNY
New Zealand Dollar NZD Swiss Franc CHF


  • Inward Remittances received in any of the designated currencies.
  • Amounts in Sri Lanka Rupees authorized by the Controller of Exchange for remittance abroad, converted at the rate of exchange obtaining on the day of credit.


  • Outward remittances in any of the foreign currencies approved by the Exchange Control department are allowed.
  • Payments in foreign currency converted into Sri Lankan rupees.