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About Swiss Franc (CHF)

The Swiss Franc is the official currency of Switzerland. The currency code is CHF and the banknotes are issued by the Swiss National Bank, while the coins are issued by the Swiss Mint. The Swiss economy has been recognized as the safest economy in the world and thus, is often referred as a safe heaven. 100 centimes make one CHF. Another symbol for the Franc is ‘Fr’.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE SWITZERLAND CURRENCY:
  • CHF currency coins come in 5 francs, 2 francs, 1 franc (equal to 100 centimes), ½ francs (50 centimes), 20 centimes, 10 centimes, and 5 centimes in value.
  • The most often used banknotes include 10 francs, 20 francs, 50 francs, 100 francs, 200 francs, and 1000 francs.
  • The 1000-franc banknote is the highest circulated bill, at 61.1%. That’s not all, it is also the second most valuable bill worldwide.

Quick Facts About Swiss Franc (CHF)

Currency Name Swiss Franc
Short Name CHF
Nicknames Stutz, Stei, Eier, Chuffs
Symbol (s) CHF, Fr, SFr
Unit 1/100, Rappen, Rp (German) |Centime, C (French) | Centesimo, Ct (Italian) | Rap, Rp (Romansh)
Frequently Used Coins 1 Fr., 2 Fr., 5 FR., 5Rp., 10Rp., 20Rp., 50Rp.
Rarely Used Coins NA
Frequently Used Bank Notes 10 CHF, 20 CHF, 50 CHF, 100 CHF, 200 CHF, 1000 CHF
Rarely Used Bank Notes NA
Central Bank, Name & Website Swiss National Bank | www.snb.cn
Territories that officially use the Swiss Franc as a part of their legal tender Liechtenstein, Campione d'ltalla, Büsingen

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The Swiss Franc Currency

The Swiss Franc remains the sole franc version to be under issuance yet in Europe. The currency is utilised globally as a currency reserve. Since there are multiple national languages in Switzerland tha t are German, French, Italian and Romansh, the bank notes and coins are issued in those languages out of respect.
The coins that are in circulation are in the in the denominations of centimes 5, 10 and 20, and francs 0.5, 1, 2 and 5. Similarly, for the bank notes circulation, the denominations are in francs 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 & 1,000.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use Euro in Switzerland?
Only francs are accepted in Switzerland and no other currency is. We suggest you keep Swiss Franc with you to carry out all your cash transactions to avoid any inconvenience during your trip. It will otherwise become an inconvenient and an expensive affair to exchange currencies at the last minute.
I want to use my credit/debit card at the trip. Is that OK?
Yes, you can use either. However, we suggest before you take that call, you contact your bank to find out the fees that would be levied for using these cards abroad. There are other convenient options available too such prepaid forex cards that are safe and secure to use.
How do I decide the amount of Jordanian Dinar I need to buy for the trip?
This is completely dependent on the nature of your trip. If you are confused about the expenses that you might have to incur while you are on the trip, then please contact our team of experts and they will guide you with the proceedings.
Is there any specific limit to carry Australian Dollars if I am travelling to Australia?
No regulations for carrying local or foreign currency per se in and out Switzerland. However, to ensure you have the right information we suggest to get in touch with our one of our experts.
How can I sell Swiss Francs at the best rates?
This depends on the live rates at the point of sale. If you are looking to sell your Swiss Francs and need advice on how to go about it then we suggest you get in touch with one of our experts.

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