Banking Services and Currency

Banking hours are from 09:00 to 16:00hrson weekdays and from 08:30 to 13:00hrs on Saturdays.  
 
Banking amenities are available at all commercial banks.  
 
Most banks have cash dispensing machines accepting Visa and MasterCard.  
 
Bureau de Change facilities are widely available.
 
Most internationally recognised currencies and travellers’ cheques can be exchanged at commercial banks, hotels and at Entebbe International airport.  
 
Credit cards are not widely used in Uganda.
 
There is no limit on the amount of foreign currency that may be imported into Uganda.
 
The unit of currency is the Uganda Shilling (Shs). 1 USD is equivalent to approximately 3700 Ugandan shillings