Current time in Venezuela


10:09 a.m.
Oct. 3, 2023

Local time in Venezuela

The time in Venezuela is 4 hours behind UTC. The timezone in Venezuela is Venezuelan Standard Time (VET). Venezuela is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 2016.

Details for the time in Venezuela

Current time
10:09 a.m.
Time zone Venezuelan Standard Time (VET)
IANA time zone America/Caracas
Your time difference 4 hours behind UTC
UTC time difference UTC-4
4 hours behind UTC

Venezuela Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Venezuela is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Venezuela uses Venezuelan Standard Time VET. VET is UTC -0430. VET is an exception, most time zones are a whole number ahead or behind UTC. Venezuela's latitude and longitude is 8° 0' N and 66° 0 ' W. Therefore UTC +0430 is close to perfect for Venezuela. Due to its low latitude Venezuela has no use for daylight savings time.

Important cities in Venezuela

The current time in some important cities in Venezuela is shown below.

Time in Venezuela