Somalilander Currency

Going to Somalia and needs to know the name of the Somalilander money unit or just need to know how much is $5 US dollars in Somalilander currency?

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


Somalilander Currency Exchange Rate Today

Somalia Money

  • The local money used in Somalia is Shilling.

  • The currency symbol of the Somalilander money is Sh.So..

  • The Somalilander currency code is SOS.

  • The Shilling Notes: The Somalilander currency notes are made up of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000 shillings.

  • The Shilling Coins: 1 Shilling is made up of 100 Cents. Somalilander Cent Coins go from 1,5, 10, 50 senti, 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 shillings.

What is the best currency to use in Somalia? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Somalilander money and use the local Shilling as it is accepted everywhere in Somalia. US dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Swiss Franc 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 Somalia? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Somalia (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 Shilling to US Dollars?

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

It’s wise to ask for the the latest currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Somalilander Shilling before purchasing the Shilling you need for your up coming trip from American Dollar to Shilling Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Shilling to British Pound?

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

Therefore it's wise to check the latest money exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Somalilander Shilling before purchasing the Shilling you require for your up coming trip at Stirling Pound to Shilling Exchange Rate Today.