Money and Banking

October 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Visitor Info

The local currency is the Brunei Dollar (BND). Dollar notes are available in $1, $5, $10, $50, $100, 500 and $1,000 denominations, while coins are in 1, 5, 10, 20, and 50 cent denominations. The Brunei Dollar is pegged to the value of the Singapore Dollar and both currencies can be used in Brunei.
USD1.00 = BND1.65 approx.
EUR1.00 = BND2.10 approx.
For latest rates, please check : www.onebrunei.com

Banking Hours
Banks are generally open from 9am to 4pm on weekdays and 9am to 11am on Saturdays. Most banks are government-approved to handle traveller’s cheques and currency exchange, and most offer ATMs on international networks.

Credit Cards
All major credit cards (Visa, American Express, MasterCard, Diner’s Club) are accepted widely throughout Brunei.

Banks

NAME ADDRESS CONTACT NUMBER
Baiduri Bank Jalan Pemancha, Bandar Seri Begawan +673 223 3233
Citibank N.A. Jalan Sultan, Bandar Seri Begawan +673 224 3983
Islamic Development Bank of Brunei Berhad (IDBB) Ground Floor, Setia Kenangan Complex, Kiulap +673 223 2547
Hongkong Shanghai Banking Corp (HSBC) Jalan Sultan, Bandar Seri Begawan +673 224 2305
Islamic Bank of Brunei (IBB) Jalan Pemancha, Bandar Seri Begawan +673 223 5686
Malaysian Banking Berhad Jalan Pemancha, Bandar Seri Begawan +673 224 2494
Overseas Union Bank (OUB) RBA Plaza, Jalan Sultan, Bandar Seri Begawan +673 222 5477
Sime Bank Berhad Unit G-02, Komplex Yayasan SHHB Complex +673 222 2516
Standard Chartered Bank Jalan Sultan, Bandar Seri Begawan +673 224 2386

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