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SMS Banking

Now you can do a host of banking activities while enjoying greater convenience via Sampath Short Message Services (SMS).

Eligibility

  • Sampath Bank Savings / Current Account holders.
  • Dialog Axiata, Mobitel, Airtel and Etisalat mobile phone users with a SMS facility registered in the name of the account holder.
  • Access to his / her account from anywhere in the country.
  • Ability to carry out transactions without visiting the bank.
  • Access to financial information.
  • Banking facilities while on the move.

 

Services Offered

  • Inquires - Account balances, Cheque status and Mini statements.
  • Fund transfers - Between your own accounts and registered third party accounts.
  • Requests - Cheque books statements, stop payments of cheques.
  • Bill payments.

Send messages (SMS) to : 8822 (from any network)
Telephone : +94 11 2 30 30 50 / +94 11 2 30 30 30

Balance Inquiry

PIN (space) IB (space) account code
Ex: 1234 IB 10  

Transfer - Own Accounts

PIN (space) TF (space) Debit Account code (space) Credit Account code (space) Amount
Ex: 1234 TF 10 11 100.25 

Transfer - to other Sampath Accounts

PIN (space) TS (space) Funds Transfer Sequence Number (space) Amount
Ex: 1234 TS 01 100.25
Where 01 is From your xxxxxxxxxxxx account to another Sampath account
** Should pre-register through your branch 

Transfer - to an account at another Bank

PIN (space) TO (space) Funds Transfer Sequence Number (space) Amount
Ex: 1234 TO 01 100.25
Where 01 is From your xxxxxxxxxxxx account to an account at another bank.
** Should pre-register through your branch ( Should know the code of other bank + branch) 

Credit Card Payment

PIN (space) TC (space) Debit Account code (space) Credit Card code (space) Amount
Ex: 1234 TC 10 10 1000 

Inquire Cheque Status

PIN (space) IC (space) Current Account Code (space) Cheque Number
Ex: 1234 IC 10 123456

Stop Cheque

PIN (space) RS (space) Current Account Code (space) Cheque Number
Ex: 1234 RS 11 123456 

Mini Statement

PIN (space) IT (space) Account Code
Ex: 1234 IT 10 

Bill Payment (Pre-arranged)

PIN (space) BP (space) Payment set code (space) Amount
 

Password Change

PIN (space) SP (space) New pin (space) Verify New PIN
 

Bill Payment (Public) for Telcos

PIN (space) XXX (space) Account Code (space) Amount (space) Invoice number (space) Phone number
XXX – SLT SUN DIA MOB 
PIN (space) XXX (space) Account Code (space) Amount (space) Phone number (space) Phone number again
XXX 
 

Bill Payment (Utilities)

PIN (space) XXX (space) Account Code (space) Amount (space) Account number (space) Account number again
XXX – WAT