Bhutanese Currency

Visiting Bhutan and wants to know the name of the Bhutanese money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $50 American dollars in Bhutanese currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local money in Bhutan, currency symbol, notes and more.


Bhutanese Currency Exchange Rate Today

Bhutan Money

  • The official money used in Bhutan is Ngultrum.

  • The currency symbol of the Bhutanese money is Nu..

  • The Bhutanese currency code is BTN.

  • The Ngultrum Notes: The Bhutanese currency notes are made up of Nu.1, Nu.5, Nu.10, Nu.20, Nu.50, Nu.100, Nu.500, Nu.1000.

  • The Ngultrum Coins: 1 Ngultrum is made up of 100 Chetrums. Bhutanese Chetrum Coins go from Ch.5, Ch.10, Ch.20, Ch.25, Ch.50, Nu.1..

What is the best currency to use in Bhutan? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Bhutanese money and use the local Ngultrum as it is accepted everywhere in Bhutan. American dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Japanese Yen are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Bhutan? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Bhutan (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Ngultrum to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most days by the minute.

Therefore it's wise to check the current money exchange rate for US Dollar to Bhutanese Ngultrum before buying the Ngultrum you need for your next trip from American Dollar to Ngultrum Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Ngultrum to Stirling Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most cases minute by minute.

It’s wise to ask for the the current money exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Bhutanese Ngultrum before purchasing the Ngultrum you require for your up coming trip from Stirling Pound to Ngultrum Exchange Rate Today.