Money and Payments

Tipping in Uzbekistan

In Uzbekistan, at restaurants or other entertainment places, bills are calculated in the national currency – Uzbek sums. The invoice amount usually includes service, which is on average 10-15% of the order value specified in the invoice. Tips in Uzbekistan are not required, however, are welcomed by the serving staff.
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Banks of Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan has a two-level banking system. The first level is occupied by the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan, which regulates all other banks of the country, licenses are issued and revoked, the issue of money is controlled and the stability of the national currency is ensured. The second level is given to commercial...
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ATM Machine

In Uzbekistan, you can cash only US dollars from international plastic cards Visa and MasterCard in free access. The number of ATMs is constantly increasing not only in the capital, but also in other regions of the country. However, there are about 90 ATMs accepting cards of international payment systems in Uzbekistan, and most of...
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National Currency

The national currency of Uzbekistan is the So’m, put into circulation since 1994. Banknotes in denominations of 500, 1,000, 5,000, 50,000 and 100,000 so’ms are in active circulation. Banknotes of different denominations differ in color. In banknotes shown monuments of culture and art of Uzbekistan. Currently, banknotes and coins of up to one hundred so’ms...
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Payment by Card

In Uzbekistan, you can pay for goods and services with Visa and MasterCard international plastic cards. However, credit cards are not common outside of high-end restaurants and hotels in Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara. In shops, places of public catering and local transport payment is usually made by Uzbek sums in cash. An international credit cards...
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Foreign Currency Exchange

In Uzbekistan, the national currency is so’m. You can exchange US dollars, euros, British pounds and Japanese yen for Uzbek so’ms in official exchange offices at national banks, installed in airports, hotels, markets, shopping  centers and other public places of the country. See the map of currency exchange offices in Tashkent
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