Banking in Colombia

Information on opening a bank account in Colombia - what documents to provide - the credit and debit cards, payment methods, checks and more...

Colombia has a number of retail banks, all of which offer similar services.

Major Banks in Colombia

Colombian Currency

The currency in Colombia is the Colombian peso (COP); each sub-unit (1/100) is a centavo. The peso symbol is $.

Bank notes in circulation include 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000 and 50,000 pesos. Coins are 50, 100, 200 and 500 pesos, and less frequently 20 pesos.