Personal Foreign Currency Account (PFCA)

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What is PFCA?

Non-Resident Foreign Currency Accounts (NRFCs), Resident Foreign Currency Accounts (RFCs), Resident Non Nationals’ Foreign Currency Accounts (RNNFCs) and Non-Resident Non-National Foreign Currency Accounts (NRNNFAs) opened and maintained have now merged and re-designated as Personal Foreign Currency Accounts (PFCAs).

Who can open a PFCA?

  • An individual including a minor who is a Sri Lankan national.
  • An individual of Sri Lankan origin including a minor who is a resident outside Sri Lanka.
  • A non-national resident in Sri Lanka.
  • A Non-national either on temporary visit to Sri Lanka or intending to visit Sri Lanka.
  • An administrator or executor of the estates of a deceased person, who maintained a personal foreign currency account with that authorized dealer or restricted dealer until the completion of the administration of the deceased person’s estate.

What does a PFCA have to offer you?
  • Interest earned on foreign currency deposits
  • Profit by foreign exchange appreciation
  • Competitive exchange rates
  • Competitive interest rates


Types of PFCA


  • Current (without cheque drawing facility)
  • Savings
  • Term Deposit accounts

Designated Foreign Currencies
  • United States Dollars (USD)
  • Euro (EUR)
  • Sterling Pound (GBP)
  • Australian Dollars (AUD)
  • Singapore Dollars (SGD)
  • Swedish Kroner (SEK)
  • Swiss Franc (CHF)
  • Canadian Dollars (CAD)
  • Hong Kong Dollars (HKD)
  • Japanese Yen (JPY)
  • Danish Kroner (DKK)
  • Norwegian Kroner (NOK)
  • New Zealand Dollars (NZD)
  • Chinese Yuan (CNY)




Personal Foreign Currency Account (PFCA)

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