Exchange Control Department

Exchange Control Department

Exchange Control Department has been established under the Exchange Control Act No. 24 of 1953.

Our Vision

To become a market friendly strategic partner in facilitating the development of an efficient, effective and orderly foreign exchange market that would be contributing to the economic prosperity of Sri Lanka.

Our Mission

We aspire to create a conducive and compelling business environment to invest, and have progressive business relationships, by way of engaging in following activities.

  • Ensuring the smooth flow of foreign exchange for investment and other purposes as permitted by law.
  • Introducing prudential measures to control and prevent unhealthy developments.
  • Providing Information and data to the management to facilitate macroeconomic decision-making process.
  • Undertaking continuous frontier research with a view to enhancing knowledge and analytical capacity in the area of foreign exchange management and related disciplines.