Money/Currency

 

 

Ghana’s currency is the cedi which comes in denominations of GH¢50, GH¢20, GH¢10, GH¢5 and GH¢1. Coins come in denominations of 1 GH¢ and also 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p & 1 pesewas.

Foreign currency can be freely exchanged at any Forex Bureaux in the country.

Apart from Forex Bureaux, some commercial banks also exchange foreign currency. Banks are normally open from 8:30 am to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Some banks also operate on Saturdays from 09:00 – 14:00 GMT .

Most large commercial banks will also have automatic teller machines located outside and available during and after hours. Most will take VISA and a few other check cards.