Treasury Bills

Treasury bill is a short term debt instrument of 3, 6 or 12 Months issued by the Government of Sri Lanka. Treasury Bills are discounted instruments - the investor pays the discounted value (investment value) and receives the face value on maturity. Treasury Bills are issued through weekly auctions.


  • Foreign institutional investors including country funds, regional funds or mutual funds
  • Corporate bodies incorporated in Sri Lanka.
  • Resident individuals.
  • Citizens of foreign states whether residing in Sri Lanka or outside Sri Lanka.
  • Non resident Sri Lankans.
  • Corporate bodies incorporated outside Sri Lanka.

Documents Requirered:

  • Corporate bodies:
    • National Identity Copies of Directors
    • Investor data request form
    • Client Registration Form
    • Facsimile / Email Authority
    • KYC Form
    • Lanka secure Net Form
    • Application
    • Authorized Signatories List
    • Company Board Resolution
    • Certificate of Incorporation
    • Certified Copy of Articles of Association
    • Form 1 - Registration of a Company