Northern Mariana Islands Healthcare and Money

By | May 9, 2022

Health care


Medical care is good. It is recommended to take out travel health insurance and travel repatriation insurance.

Notes vaccinations

For more information see Health in the main entry Pacific Islands of Micronesia.

Other risks

Hepatitis A and hepatitis B occur. A hepatitis A vaccination is generally recommended. Vaccination against hepatitis B should be given during longer stays and close contact with the local population, as well as for children and young people in general. Dengue fever, transmitted by mosquitoes, occurs. An effective insect repellent is recommended.



See money in main entry Pacific Islands of Micronesia.

Credit cards

Common credit cards such as Visa and Mastercard can be used to pay in tourist areas. More information from the card issuer.


Bank cards With the credit card and pin number, money can be withdrawn from ATMs. The Girocard (formerly ec card) with the Cirrus, Plus or Maestro symbol is accepted worldwide. It can be used at ATMs with the Cirrus, Plus or Maestro symbol. To be on the safe side, travelers should always have an alternative source of money such as cash. Further information from banks and credit institutes. Attention: Travelers who want to pay with their bank customer card abroad and withdraw money should find out from their bank about the possibility of using their card before starting their journey.

Travelers cheques

Travelers checks are not accepted in the Northern Mariana Islands.

Bank opening hours

  1. General Mon-Thu 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Fri 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Foreign exchange regulations

Amounts equivalent to US$10,000 or more must be declared.

Currency Exchange

In banks and exchange offices in the cities.


Code Symbol Exchange rates (no guarantee)
USD U.S$ 1 EUR = 1.04 US$
1 CHF = 1.24 US$
1 USD = 1.00 US$

Northern Mariana Islands Money