Vanuatu vatu

1 EUR = 133.1 VUV 100 VUV = 0.75131 EUR

1 CHF = 109.08 VUV 100 VUV = 0.91675 CHF

The Vatu is the currency of Vanuatu. In international financial transactions of the Vatu is abbreviated VUV.


Prior to the independence of the country the currency of the British-French Kondominions New Hebrides franc was on.

Notes and coins in circulation

There are following denominations in circulation:

  • Coins of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 vatu
  • Notes 100, 200, 500, 1000 and 5000 Vatu


Many coin of Vanuatu wear typical motifs.

The 1000 Vatu bill shows a typical South Pacific outrigger canoe.

On the 5000 Vatu bill one of the diving towers is shown to be built on the island of Pentecost in the old tradition of bamboo rods. Young men tie vines to their feet and jump into the deep, which served as a model for the bungee jumping.

Mint of Vanuatu

Vatu bills