Foreign Currency Exchange
There is no currency black market in Uzbekistan anymore. You can exchange US dollars, euros, British pounds and Japanese yen for Uzbek soms in official exchange offices at national banks, installed in airports, hotels, markets, shopping centers and other public places of the country. There are also exchange mashines in banks and in some tourist places of the cities.
ATM in Uzbekistan
There are plenty of ATMs in major cities of Uzbekistan. ATMs are installed in airports, hotels, markets, shopping centers and near historical and tourist attraction places. Pay attention all ATMs provide you only national currency. You may also go to the nearest bank that serve the card you have, and withdraw US dollars at the counter.
All banks in Uzbekistan serve Visa Cards. Master Cards are being served only in Asaka bank, Orient Finance bank and Ipak Yuli Bank for now.
Not all shops and restaurants accept credit cards. It is recommended to withdraw sufficient cash for your expenses.