National currency of Ukraine is hryvna, UAH. There are coins at par value of 1, 2, 5, 10, 25 and 50 kopecks in circulation. Less common are coins at par value of one or two hryvna. Banknotes at par value of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 hryvna are in free circulation and are issued.

Currency exchange

You may exchange currency for Ukrainian hryvnaat any bank or currency exchange office. US Dollars, Euros and Russian roubles are accepted for exchange virtually in all cities. In the west of Ukraine you may also exchange Polish zlotys and Hungarian forints without problems. On the other hand, some problems may arise with exchange of British pounds – they are accepted just at a few banks, predominantly in Kyiv. The same situation is in regard of other currencies