Money & Banks


The denar is the official currency of Macedonia – North Macedonia. Denar banknotes come in denominations of 10, 50,100, 500,1000, 2000 and 5000. The coins come in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10 and 50. Cash is mostly used in Macedonia – North Macedonia, though an increasing number of shops and restaurants are using POS.

Banks & ATMs

Most commercial banks have ATMs across Macedonia – North Macedonia that can be used with international debit and credit cards. Usually, ATMs are not hard to find. Visa MasterCard, Diners Club, and American Express are mostly accepted.

Some of the major banks in Macedonia – North Macedonia are:

Stopanska Banka

Komercijalna Banka

ProCredit Bank

NLB Tutunska Banka

Halk Bank

Sparkasse Bank

Ohridska Banka

Central Cooperative Bank

Macedonian Bank for Development Promotion AD Skopje

Changing money & exchange rates

Foreign currency can be exchanged at banks and exchange offices. The most frequent foreign currencies are Euro and US Dollar. To see approximate exchange rate please visit

Bringing money to Macedonia – North Macedonia

Upon entering Macedonia – North Macedonia you should declare the amount of money you are carrying if you intend to take all or part of it out of the country. Foreigners are allowed to bring only 2.000 EURO in cash. EURO, Switzerland Frank, British Pound and other foreign currencies are exchanged in all exchange office.