Currency of Vietnam

Currency is one of the most important things that tourists need to know fist before travelling to other countries. This article will exemplify all the denominations of Vietnamese Dong (VND).

VND currency is used in the Vietnam, whole country, including bank notes in these following denominations of 500.000 VND, 200.000 VND, 100.000 VND, 50.000, 20.000, 10.000, 5.000 VND, 2.000 VND, 1.000 VND, 500 VND (types 200 dong, 100 and coins in 5.000 VND, 2.000 VND, 1.000 VND, 500 VND, 200 VND hardly not be used).

500.000 VND is the highest denomination of Vietnamese monetary system.

VND 500.000 Sample

VND 200.000 Sample

VND 100.000 sample

With this below note, foreigners are easy to make a mistake when distinguish between 500.000 VND and 20.000 VND. Because the colors these 2 notes are quite similar to each other.

Cheques, commonly foreign currencies can be exchanged to VND at banks. The credit cards (Visa Card, Master Card, JCB card ...) are widely used in major cities and tourist centers.

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