Foreign exchange guide to Brunei and the Brunei dollar
What's in this Brunei currency guide?
The official currency of Brunei (country code: BN) is the Brunei dollar, with symbol B$ and currency code BND.
The currency code "BND" refers to the Brunei dollar, which is the official currency of Brunei. It is represented by the symbol "$" and is abbreviated as BND. The physical currency consists of coins and banknotes. The coins come in denominations of 1 cent, 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, and 50 cents. The banknotes come in denominations of $1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500, and $1,000. The banknotes feature images of famous Bruneian historical figures, such as Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and Pengiran Anak Saleha. The design of the currency is constantly being updated, so the physical appearance of the coins and banknotes may vary slightly over time.
Save money and time by Ordering your Brunei dollar online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the BND cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.
Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.
For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in Brunei dollar otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.
Brunei is a small country located on the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. It is known for its rich cultural heritage, lush rainforests, and oil and gas reserves. The official language is Malay, and the country has a tropical climate with high humidity and temperatures averaging around 80 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year. Islam is the official religion of Brunei, and there are many mosques and other religious sites to visit. The country has a strong economy, and the main industries include oil and gas, manufacturing, and tourism. Brunei is known for its traditional handicrafts, including silverwork and woven textiles, and there are many markets and shops where you can find these and other handmade items.
The domestic currency in Brunei is the Brunei dollar.
The three letter currency code for the Brunei dollar is BND — symbol is B$.
It is the domestic currency in   Brunei.
No, the Brunei dollar is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?
|$ 1||B$ 1.3374|
|$ 5||B$ 6.6870|
|$ 10||B$ 13.37|
|$ 20||B$ 26.75|
|$ 50||B$ 66.87|
|$ 100||B$ 133.74|
|$ 250||B$ 334.35|
|$ 500||B$ 668.70|
|$ 1,000||B$ 1,337|
|$ 2,000||B$ 2,675|
|$ 5,000||B$ 6,687|
|$ 10,000||B$ 13,374|
|$ 20,000||B$ 26,748|
|$ 50,000||B$ 66,870|
|$ 100,000||B$ 133,740|
|$ 0.7477||B$ 1|
|$ 3.7385||B$ 5|
|$ 7.4770||B$ 10|
|$ 14.95||B$ 20|
|$ 37.39||B$ 50|
|$ 74.77||B$ 100|
|$ 186.93||B$ 250|
|$ 373.85||B$ 500|
|$ 747.70||B$ 1,000|
|$ 1,495||B$ 2,000|
|$ 3,739||B$ 5,000|
|$ 7,477||B$ 10,000|
|$ 14,954||B$ 20,000|
|$ 37,385||B$ 50,000|
|$ 74,770||B$ 100,000|
To get a good (and fair) exchange rate when sending money to Brunei you need to find and compare exchange rates for International Money Transfers (IMTs).
The available FX rates for sending money abroad can be very different to the mid-market (wholesale) rate which you see reported online and in the News.
You should especially compare your own bank's exchange rates to those available from Money Transfer specialists to see how much you can save - we make that calculation easy in the below table.
When sending money to Brunei 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 :
Use the above 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 Brunei dollar deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!