Ugandan Currency

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

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


Ugandan Currency Exchange Rate Today

Uganda Money

  • The local money used in Uganda is Shilling.

  • The currency symbol of the Ugandan money is USh.

  • The Ugandan currency code is UGX.

  • The Shilling Notes: The Ugandan currency notes are made up of 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000, 20000, 50000 shillings.

  • The Shilling Coins: 1 Shilling is made up of 100 Cents. Ugandan Cent Coins go from 10, 50, 100, 200, 500 shillings.

What is the best currency to use in Uganda? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Ugandan money and use the local Shilling as it is accepted everywhere in Uganda. US 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 Uganda? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Uganda (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?

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

It’s important to check out the today's money exchange rate for US Dollar to Ugandan Shilling before ordering the Shilling you require for your next trip at American Dollar to Shilling Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Shilling to British Pound?

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

It’s wise to ask for the the latest money exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Ugandan Shilling before buying the Shilling you need for your up coming trip from British Pound to Shilling Exchange Rate Today.