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For further information on the Colombian peso, visit the country’s Bank of the Republic site.
A wide selection of banknotes and coins are used. You will find 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 peso coins and 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 and 100,000 peso banknotes, highlighting Colombia’s wealth and diversity. Get to know them!
The 2,000 Colombian peso bill
The 5,000 Colombian peso bill
The 10,000 Colombian peso bill
The 20,000 Colombian peso bill
The 50,000 Colombian peso bill
The 100,000 Colombian peso bill
Official information available in Colombia’s Bank of the Republic site.
Credit cards can be used in all department stores and in some smaller stores also. The most widely accepted cards are Visa and MasterCard first and foremost, but also American Express and Diners Club.
Before using your debit or credit cards in Colombia, make sure you verify you have sufficient funds available for your travels and inquire if your bank is going to charge you a commission for withdrawals made abroad.
- Come in person with your VAT refund application.
- Fill in the necessary forms.
- Bring your original passport and a copy thereof or, otherwise, an entry permit proving your migratory status.
- A copy of the receipts for your purchases.
For details on the VAT application process, visit the National Tax and Customs Department’s site.
Now that you know about our local currency and the different payment methods available in Colombia, you can come and enjoy all that the most welcoming place on Earth has to offer. Learn more here!