Starting from 6 September, Rietumu Bank starts cash exchange of Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH) to euro (EUR) for Ukrainian refugees who are registered in Latvia.
This is a result of cooperation between Latvijas Banka (the central bank of Latvia) and the National Bank of Ukraine, as well as involvement of two Latvian commercial banks, including Rietumu Bank.
The exchange rate is established by the National Bank of Ukraine, no fees will be charged.
Only banknotes with the following face value will be exchanged: UAH 100, 200, 500 and 1000; damaged banknotes will not be exchanged. The maximum amount that can be exchanged by one Ukrainian citizen with refugee status in Latvia is UAH 10 000.
The currency exchange will be carried out in Rietumu Bank premises in
Riga (7 Vesetas Street) on workdays from 9.00 a.m. till 6 p.m.
For additional information please visit Latvijas Banka wed page: https://www.bank.lv/en/about-us/ukraine
We inform you that from September 1, 2022, a number of fees for payment transactions outside the European Economic Area, including Russia and Belarus, will be changed.