in Colombo recently issued an official communique stating that applicants for
non-immigrant US visas in Sri Lanka should make their payments through branches
of DFCC Vardhana Bank.
The Embassy of the United States, Sri Lanka and Maldives is transitioning to a
new online visa process which is designed to be more convenient and
user-friendly. After applicants complete their non-immigrant US visa form
applications online, they can now deposit their visa fee payments through any
local DVB bank branch. A majority of DVB branches are open six days a week
including Saturdays, providing visa applicants with an accessible and
convenient payment point.
Speaking of the facility, Mr Achintha Hewanayake, Chief Technical and Service
Officer, DFCC Vardhana Bank stated: “DVB is fully geared to accept
non-immigrant US visa payments. Anyone wishing to make such a payment would be
able complete the transaction in a matter of minutes by visiting any of our DVB
DVB has an extensive banking network of 137 branches located across Sri Lanka.
The bank focuses on delivering a friendly, quick and efficient service to its
diverse customer base. DFCC Vardhana Bank is known for its energy and
professionalism and is one of the youngest yet most dynamic commercial banks in
DFCC Bank and DFCC Vardhana Bank
137 branches and extension offices; and includes 62 units across the Sri Lanka
Post network. DVB’s customers at all branches have access to a full range of
commercial and personal banking services, including Current
Accounts, Savings Accounts, Fixed Deposits, Foreign Currency Accounts and trade
related finances. DVB is part of the DFCC Group. DFCC Bank ranks as one of the world’s
oldest Development Banks and was set up in 1955 by an act of Parliament. Today
the DFCC Group’s total asset base exceeds LKR 151 billion.