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Belarus - BYR - Currency Guide


Foreign exchange guide to Belarus and the BYR (BYR)


BYR News, Forecasts and Trends

The below interactive chart shows the USD to BYR exchange rate, trend and recent alerts for the last 90 days.

Recent USD to BYR 90-day trend
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US Dollar to BYR - Historical Rates

5 Years30 May 201514915.9333
10 Years31 May 20102997.9908
USD/BYR 10 year historic rates

US Dollar to NZ Dollar - Quick Conversions

U$ 1 NZ$ 1.6120
U$ 5 NZ$ 8.0600
U$ 10 NZ$ 16.12
U$ 20 NZ$ 32.24
U$ 50 NZ$ 80.60
U$ 100 NZ$ 161.20
U$ 250 NZ$ 403.00
U$ 500 NZ$ 806.00
U$ 1,000 NZ$ 1,612
U$ 2,000 NZ$ 3,224
U$ 5,000 NZ$ 8,060
U$ 10,000 NZ$ 16,120
U$ 50,000 NZ$ 80,600
U$ 100,000 NZ$ 161,200
More amounts
U$ 0.6203 NZ$ 1
U$ 3.1015 NZ$ 5
U$ 6.2030 NZ$ 10
U$ 12.41 NZ$ 20
U$ 31.02 NZ$ 50
U$ 62.03 NZ$ 100
U$ 155.08 NZ$ 250
U$ 310.15 NZ$ 500
U$ 620.30 NZ$ 1,000
U$ 1,241 NZ$ 2,000
U$ 3,102 NZ$ 5,000
U$ 6,203 NZ$ 10,000
U$ 31,015 NZ$ 50,000
U$ 62,030 NZ$ 100,000
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Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Belarus?

The domestic currency in Belarus is the BYR.

What is the BYR currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the BYR is BYR — symbol is p..

Which countries use the BYR?

It is the domestic currency in    Belarus.

Is the BYR a closed currency?

No, the BYR is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?


Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Belarus

The Belarusian Ruble (BYN) is the local currency in Belarus. Sterling isn't widely accepted for exchange into BYN so it's wise to carry US dollars or Euro. its not possible to change BYN to any other currency outside of Belarus so do so before you leave the country. The airport is always a convenient place to do this. ATMs are widespread and credit cards can also be USD to withdraw cash, usually BYN, occasionally US dollars will also be available. NB: In 2016, the New Belarusian Ruble (BYN) replaced the old Belarusian Ruble (BYR) at a ratio of 1:10,000.


Travel money for Belarus

Save money and time by Ordering your BYR online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the BYR cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in BYR otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


Sending money to Belarus

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Belarus you need to start with finding out the latest BYR foreign-transfer exchange rate.

Then compare your bank's exchange rates to several licensed FX providers exchange rate and fees to see how much you can save (we make that calculation easy here).

Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Belarus

When sending money to Belarus it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 4 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or BYR amount you want to transfer
  3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
  4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted BYR amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Belarus.

Use our Send to BYR calculator to compare the exchange rates of FX specialist providers rates versus your bank's standard rates you can hopefully save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more BYR deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

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