Colombian Currency

Going on a trip to Colombia and wants to know the name of the Colombian money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $10 American dollars in Colombian currency?

Use the links on this page to find out more about the local currency used in Colombia, currency symbol, notes and more.


Colombian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Colombia Money

  • The local money used in Colombia is Peso.

  • The currency symbol of the Colombian money is $.

  • The Colombian currency code is COP.

  • The Peso Notes: The Colombian currency notes are made up of 1000, 2000, 5000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 pesos.

  • The Peso Coins: 1 Peso is made up of 100 Centavos. Colombian Centavo Coins go from 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 pesos.

What is the best currency to use in Colombia? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Colombian money and use the local Peso as it is accepted everywhere in Colombia. American dollars and other major currencies like British 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.

Can I use my credit cards in Colombia? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within Colombia (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 Peso to US Dollars?

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

It’s wise to check the current money exchange rate for US Dollar to Colombian Peso before buying the Peso you require for your next trip from American Dollar to Peso Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Peso to Stirling Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are always changing and in most cases minute by minute.

It’s important to check out the latest currency exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Colombian Peso before buying the Peso you need for your up coming trip at Stirling Pound to Peso Exchange Rate Today.