Authorized Financial Institutes in Sri Lanka

Posted on December 30th, 2008 at 7:30 am


Do you know that the following are the only financial institutes authorized by Central Bank of Sri Lanka?

Well, if you have lots of money and planning to invest in a financial institutes, make sure you select one from the following lists. You may ask why.. the reason is, there is someone to take the blame if one of those institutes fails.

Anyways, it is always advised to have a through investigation before you invest with any of them. Who wants to throw away ones hard earned money? Sri lanka has learned enough from Sakvithi, Daduwam Mudalali, Golden Key etc.

Authorized Financial Institutions
Abans Financial Services Ltd
Alliance Finance Co PLC.

Arpico Finance Co PLC

Asia Asset Finance Co Ltd
Asian Finance Ltd
Associated Motor Finance Co Ltd
Bartleet Finance Ltd
Central Finance Co PLC
Central Investments & Finance Ltd
Ceylinco Investments & Realty Ltd
Chilaw Finance Ltd
Commercial Credit Ltd
Edirisinghe Trust Investments Ltd
Industrial Finance Ltd
Next Finance Ltd
Lanka Orix Finance Company Ltd
L B Finance Ltd
Mercantile Investments Ltd
Merchant Credit of Sri Lanka Ltd
Nanda Investments Ltd
Senkadagala Finance Co Ltd
Silvereen Finance Co Ltd
Sinhaputhra Finance Ltd
Singer Finance (Lanka) Ltd
Swarnamahal Financial Services Ltd
The Finance & Guarantee Co. Ltd
The Finance House Co PLC
The Finance House
The Multi-Finance Co Ltd
Trade Finance & Investments Ltd
Vallibel Finance Ltd
Capital Reach Leasing Ltd.
Seylan Merchant Leasing PLC.

Other Organizations
* The Finance House Association

Licensed Commercial Banks
Bank of Ceylon
Citibank, N.A.
Commercial Bank of Ceylon Ltd
Deutsche Bank AG
DFCC Vardhana Bank Ltd
Habib Bank Ltd
Hatton National Bank Ltd
Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd (HSBC)
ICICI Bank Ltd
Indian Bank
Indian Overseas Bank
MCB Bank Ltd
National Development Bank Ltd
Nations Trust Bank Ltd
PABC Bank Ltd
People’s Bank
Public Bank Berhad Colombo Branch
Sampath Bank Ltd
Seylan Bank Ltd
Standard Chartered Bank
State Bank of India
Union Bank (Incorporated in Pakistan) Ltd
Union Bank of Colombo Ltd

Licensed Specialized Banks
Ceylinco Savings Bank Ltd
Housing Development Finance Corporation Bank of Sri Lanka
Lankaputra Development Bank Ltd
National Savings Bank
Sanasa Development Bank Ltd
SME Bank Ltd
State Mortgage & Investment Bank
Kandurata Development Bank
Rajarata Development Bank
Ruhuna Development Bank
Sabaragamuwa Development Bank
Uva Development Bank
Wayamba Development Bank