At Ceylinco General Insurance, we have served the people of our nation with the finest in innovative insurance products and services for over 25 years. Yet our history can be traced as far back as 1939, when the company was originally registered as The Ceylon Insurance Company, which was in fact, the first Ceylonese Company ever registered. This is the heritage of the pledge of trust that has made us one of the most distinguished insurance service providers in Sri Lanka today
As per the Regulation of Insurance Industry (Amendment) Act No. 3 of 2011, Composite Insurance Companies are required to segregate the business into General and Life Insurance by February 2015. As per the guidelines of Insurance Board of Sri Lanka (IBSL) on segregation, the company has complied with the guidelines, obtained District Court approval and submitted to Insurance Board of Sri Lanka to issue the licenses. Subsequently, IBSL granted licenses to both 100% owned subsidiaries, Ceylinco General Insurance Ltd and Ceylinco Life Insurance Ltd to carry on General and Life insurance businesses with effect from 1st June 2015.