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Continental Insurance Lanka Limited (CILL) is a fully owned subsidiary of Melsta Corp PLC, who is the parent Company of Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka (DCSL PLC). Continental Insurance takes pride that DCSL being part of the owning Company, is among the very few that have been assigned with the well reputed AAA (lk) rating.

Continental Insurance has secured its place among the top insurance providers in Sri Lanka in a short period of time with an asset base of Rs. 6.6 billion and its recognized integrity proved by a customer base of over 200,000 customers. These customers are connected throughout the island with our Branch network of 58 Branches. Continental takes great pride in its product portfolio encompassing automobile, travel, home, marine, health, property, engineering liability and personal accident covers among the most comprehensive and competitive suite of products to the market. Our expansion in both the branch network and the range of products will continue to grow and expand. Observing immense potential of the Insurance Industry escalating in Sri Lanka, it is our aim to position ourselves as a dominant player in the general insurance sector of the industry.

CILL is a member of Insurance Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka from the inception going back to 2010, and mandated to underwrite General Insurance. Since then, CILL has outperformed the Industry with year on year growth and in this short span the only Insurance Company to obtain an upgrade to A (lka) from Fitch an international rating agency. Awarding the rating to Continental Insurance, Fitch mentions “The affirmation reflects the non-life insurer’s moderate business profile, satisfactory financial performance and capitalization in addition to its prudent investment mix”. In addition, CILL has received ISO 9001:2015 certification, for quality management system.

The founder, Deshamanya D.H.S. Jayawardena, a harbinger of change who prompted the rapid growth and stability in the industry. Mr. Jayawardena continues to contribute to this entity, as an entrepreneur, role model and adviser. The Company is spearheaded by Chaminda de Silva, an experienced professional in the industry and is backed by a Group of Professionals in the industry with whose expertise the Company is well positioned to serve and take advantage of the fast evolving insurance needs and demographics of the nation and capitalize on the inherent strengths of the Management to stay ahead of the fierce competition and grow in its presence.

A further addition to enrich our services is the PAY & GO facility to assist all our Customers at almost 300 cash collection centers. Online payments systems etc.

Our strong set of values and the continued success will aspire CILL to become South Asia’s leading insurance provider and our commitment and performance is a testament to this aspiration. Our prerogative is to unburden you of any financial loss incurred during uncertainties in life.


The best Motor Insurance coverage

The promise of complete protection and security is offered by Continental Insurance Lanka Limited.

You could take the road with utmost confidence when you insure with Continental Insurance as we offer you comprehensive coverage to protect you and your loved ones, your vehicle and others. Our Island wide service is backed by a 24 hour dedicated call center and prompt settlement of your claims to ensure you are back on the road in double quick time in the event you have encountered an unforeseen emergency.

Our motor product offers comprehensive coverage ranging from accidental loss or damage, natural disasters, injury, theft and damage caused to third parties. Our coverage extends to both private and corporate customers managing fleets.

During your journey where ever it may be, stay safe stay alert.


Home is where your heart is and Continental Insurance has taken utmost care in paying attention to a tailor-made comprehensive plan to protect your home and your loved ones just the way you want. This policy covers a wide range of perils against fire, burglary, natural disasters, riot, civil commotion and much more. Stay home and have all your perils covers through our network of professional services throughout the island.


We are privileged to present unbeatable offers to a wide range of customers on providing a comprehensive selection of insurance products to marine vessel owners, plus importers and exporters for transportation of good from warehouse to warehouse over sea or land. All hazards associated with transportation covered under one policy


Yet another valuable asset offered by Continental Insurance for your Team of Employees, to provide them with comfort and peace of mind through our protection and coverage to ensure they stay healthy and well during times of illness and unforeseen accidents. We are flexible and offer a wide range of possibilities based on each Organizations’ requirements. Continental Insurance offers innovative based mobile solutions to enable personalized attention on the go during this time of need.

Continental Insurance has a backup team to offer you a personalized service for your Employee welfare, that is unmatched in the industry. Affordable premiums and flexibility to suit your requirements.


Life’s greatest pleasure is travel and Continental Insurance helps you to travel freeing your mind with any unfortunate incidents you may encounter during your journey. It’s a complete protection for you and your family with a personalized service to your doorstep. Our professional staff could advice you on the covers embodied in this travel policy. Travel with peace of mind travel with Continental Insurance taking your burden.


A suite of protection packages covering all your risks associated when you commence construction and development of your precious and promising developments, your machinery, electronic equipment, electrical equipment, boilers and many more. Unforeseen accidents are all protected and safeguarded through our policy. Our coverage is extended from single operational items to large scale machined complexes. Place your trust in Continental Insurance to protect your life time investment.

BUSINESS COVER (Retail outlets / Organizations / Factories

Business and entrepreneurship of all types is the life blood of the nation. Therefore, Continental Insurance is committed to support your growth throughout by providing you with comprehensive insurance covers to enable you to make your business thrive in the event of adversity by way of threats such as fire, natural disasters, riots, strikes, terrorism and many more.

Both public and private sectors business clientele are supported by our wide range of solutions that cater to every industry and their specialized requirements. Continental Insurance always there to provide you with an unmatched service of excellent.

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