Venezuela destination information

All you need to know before visiting Venezuela

Venezuela summary

Venezuela is a big country with around 31M Venezuelan. Official language is Spanish. Venezuela uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC-04:00. Currency used in Venezuela is Bolívar (VES).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 154
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 80

ATMs in Venezuela are Common. Internet speed in Venezuela is on average 1.6 Mbps. In Venezuela you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Caracas
🗣️ Spanish
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 31M ☀️ ~25 °C 🌧 ~160 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 916k km2 (354k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Venezuela uses 120V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.

Languages 🗣️

  • Spanish


Currency 💱

1000 VES = 0.05 USD

Venezuela uses the Venezuelan bolívar (symbol: Bs.F.), code VEF.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 2 bolívars. Bolívar is subdivided into 100 céntimos. Coins come in denominations of 1 bolívar and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 céntimos.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are common in Venezuela. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Venezuela uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850, GSM 900 and GSM 1900.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Venezuela upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Emergency Calls 🚨

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Calling ☎️


To call Venezuela, dial +, then 58 (the country code for Venezuela), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number.


For local calls within Venezuela, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 212 .

international: + 58 212 1234567
calling local: 0212 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Venezuela is on average 1.6 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Venezuela is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 3,089,733.00 VEF, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Digitel, Movilnet or Movistar.


Rules 🚗

In Venezuela you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 15-30 km/h (9-18 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on undivided highways.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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Visa Exemption

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Venezuelan embassies

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