Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority

Entry and Exit of Foreign Investment

Inward remittances for investment, outward remittance of profits, dividends, royalties and other current account payments, and capital proceeds on liquidation/transfer of shares are permitted through the banking system. Investors are provided with a special bank account named the Share Investment Account (SIA), which is used for inward and outward remittances. The SIA can be opened with any commercial bank operating in Sri Lanka.