USD draft clearing / Guidelines and Specifications
The following category of US Dollar cheques / drafts are handled through this USD Clearing.
  • USD cheques/ drafts issued by commercial banks in Sri Lanka payable to Sri Lankan individuals and institutions.
  • USD cheques issued by Banks or Exchange Houses abroad drawn on commercial banks in Sri Lanka.
In both instances, the payee is in Sri Lanka and it is for the benefit of such payees that this USD Clearing is being introduced.
All commercial banks in Sri Lanka who are members of the Clearing House are eligible to be a Participating Bank.
The venue for the Colombo based USD Clearing is the corporate office of LankaClear, at 18th Floor, Bank of Ceylon Head Quarters Building, Colombo 01.

US Dollar clearing window cut-off times for participating banks