Some denominations are popularly used ( Images frome Wikipedia, for reference only )

Five hundred dong


One thousand dong


Two thousand dong


Five thousand dong


Ten thousand dong


Twenty thousand dong


Fifty thousand dong


One hundred thousand dong


Two hundred thousand dong


Five hundred thousand dong



Avoid mistaking between denominations are almost the same in appearance as 10 000 VND vs 200 000 VND, 20 000 VND vs 500 000 VND.

Five hundred thousand Dong is the largest denomination now, it’s worth approximately US $ 22 (based on the exchange rate in 2019).

You can consult rates via this website

You need to carefully check the change and limited carrying large cash.