Uganda Currency Info and Tips on obtaining good business travel Forex Rates.



The Uganda Currency in use is the shilling. As a Business Traveler your main concern is to know how you can obtain the Foreign Currency at a good rate to ease your business Transactions while in Uganda.


The Uganda Shilling is freely convertible to any foreign currency and vice verse because the country’s economic policy for current and capital accounts is fully liberalized.

On this page you will find information about the available Uganda Currency Denominations in Circulation and how you can detect Counterfeit Notes, history of the Uganda Shilling, Major international currencies available on the Uganda Foreign Exchange Market and where you can exchange your foreign currency for Uganda Shillings.

We have also included invaluable tools to help you convert your currency into Uganda Shillings so that you can budget and plan more accurately for your business trip to Africa as well as help you negotiate good rates for your Foreign Exchange Transactions.



Foreign Currencies in Uganda

Where to buy Uganda Currency

Uganda Currency Denominations

History of the Uganda Currency

Advanced Uganda Currency Converters

Uganda Forex News



Foreign Currencies in Uganda

Some currencies are more common than others with the Uganda Foreign Exchange Market.

Common International Currencies quoted on the Uganda Foreign Exchange Market include:

  • US Dollars
  • Euros
  • British Pound
  • Japanese Yen
  • Swiss Franc
  • Danish Krone
  • Norwegian Krone
  • Swedish Krone
  • Australian Dollar
  • Canadian Dollar
  • COMESA DOllar
  • South African Rand

East African Currencies Commonly Quoted on the Uganda Foreign Exchange Market

  • Kenya Shilling
  • Tanzanian Shillings

Tip:

If your currency is not among these common Currencies listed on the Uganda Foreign Exchange Market, you will save a lot of your money by first converting your local currency money into one of 3 Major Currencies, US Dollars , Euros or the British Pound, before you travel to Uganda.



Where to buy Uganda Currency

There are five (5) common ways you can buy Uganda Currency

  • Directly from Uganda Forex Bureaus:

  • Tip: Airport and Hotel forex bureaus usually have the relatively poor Exchange rates and you need to utilize them for just small transactions.

  • Directly from Uganda Commercial Banks

  • Using Uganda Money Transfer Service Organizations ( MoneyGram , Western Union )

  • From Bank of Uganda

    Although Bank of Uganda No longer sells Foreign Currency for Uganda Shillings. You can still walk into the Bank of Uganda counters and purchase Uganda Shilling for Memorial Purposes. Including Uganda shilling Coins and Notes that are no longer legal tender as well as commemorable coins and notes.

    In the Bank of Uganda Banking Hall you will have access to the Uganda Currency Museum where all the Uganda Currencies that have ever been issued are displayed.

  • Using your Credit Card.



Uganda Currency Denominations

The currency used in Uganda is the shilling.

Section 161 (1) of the Bank of Uganda Act (1993) mandates Bank of Uganda as the only authority mandated to issue Ugandan currency banknotes and coins as legal tender.Since its establishment in 1966, the Bank of Uganda has produced various issues of notes and coins ..more

Denominations

The currency now in circulation was issued in 1987. It had the following denominations:Notes of 5000,1000, 500,100,50,20,10 and 5 shillings and coins of 5 cents, 1 shilling and 2 shillings.

Demonetization of some notes

On December 31, 2000, notes of Uganda Shilling 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 were demonetized and ceased to be legal tender.

They were replaced with coins of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 shillings.

New notes

In addition to the notes of 1000 and 5000 the following changes have been effected by the Bank of Uganda:

  • 1995 - a note of 10,000 was introduced.
  • 1999 - a note of 20,000 was introduced.
  • 2001 - On 10 December , a new note of 1,000-Shilling with additional security features was issued.
  • 2003 - On 01 December, a 50,000-Shilling note was issued.
  • 2004 - On 01 November, an upgraded 20,000-shilling note with additional security features was issued.


On 01 November, an upgraded 5,000-Shilling note with additional features was issued.

  • 2005 - On 20 June, Bank of Uganda issued a more enhanced 1,000-Shilling banknote.
  • 2006 - On 02 January, an upgraded 10,000 shilling Banknote was issued.
  • Current Denominations of Uganda currency
  • At present, coins of 1, 2, 5, 10, 50, 100, 200 and 500 shillings are in circulation.
  • And notes in circulation are in denominations of 1,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000 and 50,000.


Commemorative Coins and Notes

Bank of Uganda has issued the following commemorative coins since 1966:

  • 1968 - FAO Coin to mark the United Nations World Food Day with the theme 'Produce More Food'
  • 1969 - Pope Paul VI Coin issued to commemorate the Pope's visit to Uganda
  • 1981 - International Year of the Disabled Persons coin issued to educate the public about the rights, talents and needs of the disabled throughout the world
  • 1986 - Bank of Uganda 20 years of service coin issued to mark BOU's 20 years of service
  • 2006 - The Bank of Uganda 40 th anniversary commemorative coin issued in August

2007 - Shs. 10000 CHOGM note to mark Uganda's hosting the 2007 Commonwealth Head of Government Meeting issued on November 20 th. The note has special features both on the front and behind.



How to Detect fake Uganda Currency.

History of Uganda Currency

Uganda got its independence in 1962 from United Kingdom , which was its colonial power. The period immediately following independence witnessed relatively good macro-economic policies that led to economic growth and a highly active export sector.

The economy had adequate foreign Exchange reserves, healthy Balance of payments and Manageable external debt. At the time the East African shilling, which was the official currency for the Three(3) East African States ( Uganda, Kenya and Tanganyika), was attached to the British Pound in the East African Currency Board.

The shillings in circulation had the 100% barking of the foreign currency, the British Pound. At the time 1 Pound was freely convertible to 17 East African Shillings. After Independence, the three(3) countries that formed the East African currency board namely Uganda Kenya and Tanganyika each formed its own Central Bank. Bank of Uganda , Central Bank of Kenya and Bank of Tanzania. And hence begun printing their own currencies , and having separate Monetary policies.

The East African shilling therefore changed into the Uganda Shilling in the case of Uganda and Bank of Uganda became the issuing Authority.

Uganda currency was first issued on 15 August 1966 the day that Bank of Uganda opened.

Prior to 1966, Uganda was using the East African Currency . The East African currency notes continued to run side by side with Uganda currency until April 1967 when they ceased to be legal tender. However, the East African currency coins remained legal tender until April 1969.

Issues of Uganda Currency Since Establishment of Bank of Uganda in 1966

Uganda Currency has changed six times since 1966. The 1966, 1973, 1979, 1983 and 1986 issues followed the political changes in the country.

The 1987 issue has also undergone changes not related to political changes in the country but as an effort to reduce counterfeits as well as easing transactions .

The 1966 Issue

The 1966 currency had coins of:5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, 50 cents, 1 shilling, 2 shilling.

The notes were of 5 shillings, 10 shillings, 20 shillings, and 100 shillings

The Banknotes had a ‘palm’ watermark.

The 1973 Issue

In 1973, changes were made to the Banknotes. The denominations of the 1966 Issue were maintained, and a 50-shilling note was also issued. A portrait of the then President, Idi Amin was then introduced on the Banknotes.

The 1979 Issue

In 1979, slight changes to the currency were once again made. The same denominations as in the 1973 issue were maintained, but Amin’s portrait was replaced with an artist impression of the Bank of Uganda building.

The 1982/83 Issues In 1982 a new currency was issued. The same denominations as those of the 1979 issue were maintained. But, in 1983, denominations of 500 and 1000 Shillings notes were introduced, and had a portrait of the then President, Dr Apollo Milton Obote.

The 1985/1986 Issues

In 1985/86, another issue of currency was made, and Obote’s portrait replaced with the National Emblem in the middle of the Map of Uganda. A new Banknote of 5000 was also introduced.

The 1987 Issue

The legal tender was issued in 1987. It had only coins of 5 cents, 1 shilling and 2 shillings.



Uganda Currency Converting Tools

We have put together two invaluable tools that will help you overcome all your Currency Conversion Dilemmas while on your Business Trip to Africa.

  • Tool 1: CLASSIC UGANDA CURRENCY CONVERTER.

  • Tool 2: ADVANCED UGANDA BUSINESS TRAVEL CHEAT SHEET.



Uganda Currency Converter

The Uganda Currency Converter is a currency converter for over 164 currencies and 3 metals. It uses daily touchstone foreign exchange rates used by corporations, tax authorities, auditing firms, and financial institutions. These filtered rates are based on information supplied by leading market data contributors.

To convert your Currency to Uganda Shillings or any other currency, pleas follow the Instructions below.

  • In the left scrolling list, choose the exchange unit you want to convert from. Drag the scrolling arrows to scroll through all selections. (All exchange units are listed with the name of their country first. For example, the "UGX" for Uganda is listed as "Uganda Shilling. UGX")

  • In the right scrolling list, choose the exchange unit you want to convert to. Drag the scrolling arrows to scroll through all selections.

  • (Optional) To convert a specific amount, click over the text box next to the"Convert Amount" text and type the amount. The default is 1 unit.

  • (Optional) To convert using the historic rate for a particular date, type in the date using the displayed format.

  • (Optional) By default, the conversions use an interbank rate generally not available to the public. However, to avoid disappointment, choose a percentage add-on from the Interbank rate list to approximate the spread charged by your financial institution.

  • Click the "Convert Now" button to see the conversion.



Uganda Business Travel CHEAT SHEET

The Africa Uganda Business Travel guide CHEAT SHEET allows you to create and print a currency converter table for your next African trip.

To get a copy of your currency table:

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Ugandan shilling steady against the US Dollar 20-06-2012r Not rated yet
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Uganda shilling trades flat, seen underpinned by debt sale Not rated yet
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Ugandan economic growth is expected to rebound, IMF Not rated yet
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Ugandan shilling stable against the dollar 4-06-2012 Not rated yet
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Ugandan shilling trades flat against the US dollar for the 3rd Day Not rated yet
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Uganda Shilling Flat Against the US Dollar 28-May-2012 Not rated yet
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Uganda shilling stronger against US Dollar 20-05-2012 Not rated yet
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Uganda shilling weaker against the US Dollar, more losses seen 24-05-12 Not rated yet
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Uganda shilling stable against US Dollar 21-May-2012 Not rated yet
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Uganda Shilling Slides against US Dollar 15-May-2012 Not rated yet
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Ugandan shilling stable vs dollar: 14-May-2012 Not rated yet
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Uganda shilling Stable Against US Dollar 30-April-2012 Not rated yet
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Uganda Shilling Weakens Against Dollar 20-April-2012 Not rated yet
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Uganda shilling holds steady against Dollar - 27-March-2012 Not rated yet
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New Uganda Bank Lending Rates to affect old customers  Not rated yet
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Uganda Inflation to drop 5 percent in 2013 - Central Bank Not rated yet
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Uganda inflation rate surges to 28.3 percent Not rated yet
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Uganda Shilling remains weak against foreign currencies -27-Sept-2011 Not rated yet
Tuesday, 27th September, 2011 KAMPALA-The shilling slipped against the dollar on Monday, undermined by end-of-month greenback demand and the euro …

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Africa markets face tight liquidity Not rated yet
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Treasury Bill auction boosts Uganda shilling Not rated yet
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Uganda shilling slips, expected to gain ground in days ahead Not rated yet
Wednesday, 21st September, 2011 The Uganda shilling sagged against the dollar yesterday, reflecting global worries about the euro zone debt. But traders …

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Uganda Shilling gains slightly against US dollar Not rated yet
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First batch of Uganda sugar imports here, export to Kenya suspected Not rated yet
Thursday, 8th September, 2011 The first batch of sugar imports ordered by the Uganda Government to quell the sugar scarcity has entered the country. …

Uganda Fuel prices inch higher, cap unlikely Not rated yet
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Bank of Uganda raises lending rate to 16 percent Not rated yet
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Uganda Shilling hovers on all-time low Not rated yet
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Uganda Inflation hits record high  Not rated yet
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Dual Circulation of Uganda Bank Notes is not the Cause of Inflation Not rated yet
Bank of Uganda wishes to respond to concerns from the public about the co-current circulation of the old and new series of banknotes and its relation to …

Uganda shilling dips against US dollar Not rated yet
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Uganda Central Bank sells dollars, shilling firms Not rated yet
Wednesday, 24th August, 2011 The Ugandan shilling recovered from early lows against the dollar on Wednesday after the Bank of Uganda stepped into …

Bank of Uganda mop-up hikes loan charges Not rated yet
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Uganda shilling broadly steady Not rated yet
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How the Uganda Construction sector is coping with the Depreciating Shilling Not rated yet
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Uganda Shilling steadies against major foreign currencies Not rated yet
Wednesday, 17th August, 2011 KAMPALA-The shilling was barely moved against the dollar on Tuesday, with interbank demand for dollars seen sluggish, …

Uganda Commercial banks readjusting as BOU tightens monetary policy Not rated yet
Monday August 15, 2011 Uganda Commercial banks are readjusting to remain relevant to customers with lending rates rising and the likelihood of loan …

Uganda Central Bank acts as shilling nears 3000-mark Not rated yet
Sunday, 14th August, 2011 The Uganda Central Bank sold an undisclosed amount of dollars to help the shilling rally against the greenback in the final …

Bank Of Uganda sells dollars as shilling slides  Not rated yet
Friday, 12th August, 2011 UGANDA's central bank said on Friday it was in the local market to sell hard currency after the shilling fell to a new …

Uganda shilling hits record low 11-AUG-2011 Not rated yet
Thursday, 11th August, 2011 By Macrines Nyapendi and Agencies THE Uganda shilling extended its tumble for a sixth straight day to touch a new …

Uganda shilling not world’s worst performer Not rated yet
Tuesday, 9th August, 2011 Sunday Monitor claimed, in its front page article on August 7, that the “Uganda shilling is now the worst performing currency …

Uganda shilling retreats back to 2,700 unfamiliar territory Not rated yet
Tuesday, 9th August, 2011 THE shilling yesterday declined to trade at 2,710/2,745, breaking through its June 30 record low, weighed down by surging …

Bank Of Uganda sells dollars to save shilling  Not rated yet
Friday, 5th August, 2011 The Uganda Central Bank yesterday sold an undisclosed amount of dollars in the foreign exchange market after the shilling …

Paying the price for a shaky Uganda shilling Not rated yet
Thursday, 4th August, 2011 THE turbulent exchange rate has pushed traders of imported goods to charge customers in dollars. The shift was pioneered …

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Uganda Central Bank Rate Up 14 percent Not rated yet
Wednesday, 3rd August, 2011 The Bank of Uganda (BOU) has raised the Central Bank Rate (CBR) for August to 14%, from 13% in July. The move is expected …

Uganda's inflation shoots to 18% Not rated yet
Saturday July 30, 2011 Uganda's year-on-year inflation rate rose to 18.7 percent in July from 15.8 percent in June, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics …

Corporate demand subdues Uganda shilling Not rated yet
Friday, 22nd July, 2011 CORPORATE demand for dollars from the energy sector, with no supporting inflows, yesterday pushed the shilling to close lower …

Uganda Shilling fights for own life Not rated yet
Thursday July 21, 2011 KAMPALA-The shilling slipped against the dollar for a second straight session on thin volumes on Tuesday, but some traders said …

Uganda shilling stable  Not rated yet
Tuesday July 12, 2011 KAMPALA, (Reuters) - Lower demand for dollars kept the Ugandan shilling flat for the third straight session on Tuesday but traders …

Uganda Shilling stabilises against dollar Not rated yet
Tuesday July 12, 2011 THE shilling was stable against the dollar on Monday amidst slow activity. Traders said it could trade in a narrow range this …

Uganda Government will not fix forex rate Not rated yet
Tuesday July 12, 2011 The Government of Uganda cannot set a fixed exchange rate for purposes of tax collection, finance minister, Maria Kiwanuka said …

Corporate demand for dollar pushes Uganda shilling to close week at 2,620 Not rated yet
Monday July 11, 2011 The shilling tumbled against the dollar having opened 2,510/20 to close 2,610/20 as demand for the US currency persists. “The …

Why the Uganda shilling is struggling Not rated yet
Monday July 11, 2011 THE shilling fell to historic lows last week on a rumour that Central Bank boss Tumusiime Mutebile had handed in his resignation. …

Ugandan President Speaks Out on Depreciating Shilling Not rated yet
Friday July 8, 2011 Inadequate funding has also been a problem. Now that we are beginning to have our own money, let this unprincipled opposition stop. …

Uganda Central bank rate set at 13% Not rated yet
Wednesday July 6, 2011 The Governor Bank of Uganda Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile has announced a 13% Central bank rate for July, the first in a series …

Bank of Uganda postpones key interbank rate announcement Not rated yet
Tuesday July 5, 2011 The Uganda Central Bank on Monday put off announcing its inaugural key rate and inflation target to finalise some technical issues, …

Uganda Shilling holding stronger position Not rated yet
Tuesday, 5th July, 2011 The Ugandan shilling weakened slightly against the dollar on Tuesday but traders said low demand for the greenback should keep …

Uganda Lending Rates set to rise again Not rated yet
Monday July 4, 2011 The tight monetary stance being observed by the Bank of Uganda (BOU) is poised to push lending rates up, a top official said over …

Bank of Uganda targets inflation in policy shift Not rated yet
Friday June 24, 2011 Uganda will shift its monetary policy to target inflation rather than money supply growth and will launch a Central Bank interest …

The Economics behind the depreciating Uganda Shilling  Not rated yet
Wednesday June 22, 2011 A weak currency tied with high global energy costs and rising inflation is pushing the costs of doing business, forcing businesses …

Uganda Shilling Weakens to  Not rated yet
Wednesday, 15th June, 2011 THE Ugandan shilling weakened towards an all-time low yesterday, reacting to critical comments from the Central Bank chief …

NGO inflows tame Uganda shilling free-fall Not rated yet
Monday June 13, 2011 The Uganda shilling traded firmly against the greenback, but a tad weaker in 2392/2408 range during last week in a market characterized …

Uganda Shilling unchanged for a week Not rated yet
Monday June 6, 2011 THE shilling traded unchanged all week in 2389/2395 box, dealers said over the weekend. “The currency pair lacked any significant …

Uganda Shilling set to strengthen Not rated yet
Wednesday June 1, 2011 The Ugandan shilling strengthened slightly against the dollar on Tuesday, a day before a bond auction that may bring foreign …

Uganda Shilling may strengthen Not rated yet
Saturday May 28, 2011 UGANDA'S shilling is likely to strengthen due to dollar flows from foreign investors interested in buying high-yielding government …

Uganda Shilling strengths against the dollar Not rated yet
Thursday May 26, 2011 The Uganda shilling traded flat yesterday, although some players said it may strengthen against the dollar in coming days due …

Tullow Oil Uganda sues Heritage over $313m tax paid to govt Not rated yet
Monday, 18th April, 2011 TULLOW Oil has dragged Heritage to court to recover the $313.45m paid to Uganda as capital gains tax on the pre-production …

Uganda Commodity Prices rise as dollar fluctuates Not rated yet
Friday, 21 January 2011 A sharp increase in the international prices of commodities and a high dollar rate against the shilling has sparked a surge …

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