This is the currency information page for Ugandan shillings (UGX) - used in: Uganda. Here you'll find information on this currency, current exchange rates with all other currencies, handy cut-out exchange rate pocket charts for US dollars, euros and sterling for your travels and most importantly, links to purchase Ugandan shillings (in cash or card) at the best possible rates.


Buy Ugandan shillings at best value

Although it's not possible to buy Ugandan shillings in the UK, you may want to bring US dollars or euros with you to exchange on arrival. Travelex offer guaranteed best exchange rates in the UK, with zero commission (minimum 100 order) and free pickup at a wide range of Travelex shops in airports, ports and city centres.


For extra convenience and security, a prepaid travel card is available from Travelex for Ugandan shillings. This can be used at any Mastercard-enabled ATM or shop, with no fee for standard usage.



Exchange Rates & Currency Information

Exchange Rates (Sep 2016)

Euro:1 = USh3820
Dollar:$1 = USh0.00
Pound:£1 = USh4553



Currency subunits and denominations

Subunits: No subunits are currently in use for Ugandan shillings.

The following denominations are currently in use for Ugandan shillings:

Coins: 10, 50, 100, 200, 500 shillings.

Banknotes: 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000, 20000, 50000 shillings.



Exchange Rate Travel Charts

Print and cut-out these pocket-size exchange rate charts for easy currency comparisons while travelling.


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UGX / EUR
(Sep 2016)
UGXEURUGXEUR
1,0000.2650,00013.09
2,0000.52100,00026.18
3,0000.79250,00065.45
5,0001.31500,000130.89
10,0002.621,000,000261.78
20,0005.242,000,000523.56
EUR / UGX
(Sep 2016)
EURUGXEURUGX
13,8202076,400
27,64050191,000
311,460100382,000
519,100250955,000
1038,2005001,910,000
1557,3001,0003,820,000
UGX / USD
(Sep 2016)
UGXUSDUGXUSD
1,0000.0050,0000.00
2,0000.00100,0000.00
3,0000.00250,0000.00
5,0000.00500,0000.00
10,0000.001,000,0000.00
20,0000.002,000,0000.00
USD / UGX
(Sep 2016)
USDUGXUSDUGX
10.00200.00
20.00500.00
30.001000.00
50.002500.00
100.005000.00
150.001,0000.00
UGX / GBP
(Sep 2016)
UGXGBPUGXGBP
1,0000.2250,00010.98
2,0000.44100,00021.96
3,0000.66250,00054.91
5,0001.10500,000109.82
10,0002.201,000,000219.64
20,0004.392,000,000439.27
GBP / UGX
(Sep 2016)
GBPUGXGBPUGX
14,5532091,060
29,10650227,650
313,659100455,300
522,7652501,138,250
1045,5305002,276,500
1568,2951,0004,553,000