Monday, 20 May 2024

Commercial Bank | Treasury Bills


  • Interest and maturity proceeds of your Treasury Bill  is guaranteed by the Government
  • Your investment is secure as there is zero default risk
  • Sure security of returns tradability leading to instant liquidity


a. Resident individuals and corporate bodies incorporated in Sri Lanka.

b. Foreign institutional investors including country funds, regional funds or mutual funds.

c. Corporate bodies incorporated outside Sri Lanka.

d. Citizens of foreign states whether resident in Sri Lanka or outside Sri Lanka.

e. Non resident Sri Lankans.

are eligible to apply for Treasury Bills.

If you fall in to the category of investors from c to e as mentioned above, you should invest through Securities Investment Account and securities will be allocated for same after inquiring the availability in the leeway from the Central Bank.


Issued by the Government and is 100% risk free.

Market determined yield rates enabling you to receive the highest possible interest rates.

Treasury Bills are tradable in the secondary market providing you with instant liquidity by sale.

You can make joint investments making Treasury Bills the ideal way to share wealth with loved ones.

All transactions will be by means of state-of-the-art scrip less security settlement systems and the fully automated Central Depository System (CDS).

Interest rates

From 22nd Sep to 28th Sep 2022

Below LKR 100,000
LKR 100,000 upto LKR 1.0 Million
LKR 1.0 Million & Above

1 Month

3 Months15.5015.5016.00

6 Months16.00

12 Months

Placing a Treasury Bill

You can visit a branch of your choice and discuss your requirement with an officer.

Interest rates applicable for Treasury Bills can be viewed through the rates and tariffs page of this site.

Please fill the relevant application form and hand it over to the branch. Remember to take your national identity card, driving license or passport. This is necessary for us to identify you.


Once a formal request is forwarded to the Treasury Department, your Treasury Bills will be discounted based on the market rates.  

Terms & conditions apply

Product information and terms & conditions are subject to change from time to time.
Therefore, it is advisable to contact the branch nearest to you for the latest information and prevailing terms & conditions.

Treasury Bill Calculator

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*Government taxes will apply.

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