Tanzanian Currency

Travelling to Tanzania and needs to know the name of the Tanzanian money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $10 US dollars in Tanzanian currency?

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


Tanzanian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Tanzania Money

  • The local money used in Tanzania is Shilling.

  • The currency symbol of the Tanzanian money is TSh.

  • The Tanzanian currency code is TZS.

  • The Shilling Notes: The Tanzanian currency notes are made up of 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000 shilingi.

  • The Shilling Coins: 1 Shilling is made up of 100 Cents. Tanzanian Cent Coins go from 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 shilingi.

What is the best currency to use in Tanzania? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Tanzanian money and use the local Shilling as it is accepted everywhere in Tanzania. 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 Tanzania? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Tanzania (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 days minute by minute.

It’s important to check the current money exchange rate for US Dollar to Tanzanian Shilling before purchasing the Shilling you require for your next 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 always changing and in most cases by the minute.

It’s important to ask for the the today's currency exchange rate for British Pound to Tanzanian Shilling before ordering the Shilling you require for your up coming trip at British Pound to Shilling Exchange Rate Today.