North Korea

In North Korea the following currency is used:

  • The North Korean won (KPW): this currency is devided in 100 Chon. You can recognise the currency by the symbol ₩.

You probably need to change money when traveling to North Korea. You might want to consider not to bring to much money. A credit card usualy is the easiest way to pay abroad. Withdrawing money at a local ATM is an other option. We strongly advise you to check the possibilities and international fees and charges of your bank or credit card company.

Exchange rates North Korean won

We don't have any recent information on the exchange rate of the North Korean won