Money & Banks
The euro (€, divided in 100 cents) is the official currency of Kosovo. Euro banknotes come in denominations of €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200 and €500. The coins, whose design depends on which country they were minted in, come in denominations of €0.01, €0.02, €0.05, €0.10, €0.20, €0.50, €1 and €2. Cash is mostly used in Kosovo, though an increasing number of shops and restaurants are using POS.
Banks & ATMs
Most commercial banks have ATMs across Kosovo that can be used with international debit and credit cards. Usually ATMs are not hard to find. Visa and MasterCard are mostly accepted. Diners Club and American Express are not generally accepted.
Some of the major banks in Kosovo are:
Bank for Business
TEB – Paribas
Changing money & exchange rates
Foreign currency can be exchanged at banks. The most frequent currencies are Euro, US Dollar and Swiss Franc. To see approximate exchange rate please visit www.xe.com
Bringing money to Kosovo
If you are travelling to or from Kosovo, you will need to declare to Kosovo Customs any amount of cash exceeding 10,000 Euro or the equivalent in another currency