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    Dominican Republic - Dominican peso - Currency Guide


    Foreign exchange guide to Dominican Republic and the Dominican peso (DOP)


    USD/DOP Trend (90-day)

    USD to DOP at 56.26 is 0.9% below its 90-day average, range 56.22-57.29.

    The below interactive chart displays the USD/DOP trend and UP DOWN HIGH LOW alerts

    USD to DOP Currency Trend Chart

    US dollar to Dominican peso - Historical Rates

    USD/DOP wasChangePeriod
    04 Oct 2021
    0.1% 2 Weeks
    20 Jul 2021
    1.1% 90 Days
    18 Oct 2020
    3.4% 1 Year
    19 Oct 2016
    21.9% 5 Years
    21 Oct 2011
    47.7% 10 Years
    23 Oct 2001
    236.2% 20 Years
    USD/DOP change over periods to 18-Oct-2021

    $10,000 USD
    RD$562,606 DOP

    Converted at USD/DOP interbank rate, compare Send Money and Currency Exchange exchange rates.

    USD to DOP - Quick Amounts

    Sell USD   →   Buy DOP
    $ 1 RD$ 56.26
    $ 5 RD$ 281.30
    $ 10 RD$ 562.60
    $ 20 RD$ 1,125
    $ 50 RD$ 2,813
    $ 100 RD$ 5,626
    $ 250 RD$ 14,065
    $ 500 RD$ 28,130
    $ 1,000 RD$ 56,260
    $ 2,000 RD$ 112,520
    $ 5,000 RD$ 281,300
    $ 10,000 RD$ 562,600
    $ 20,000 RD$ 1,125,200
    $ 50,000 RD$ 2,813,000
    $ 100,000 RD$ 5,626,000
    $ 0.0178 RD$ 1
    $ 0.0889 RD$ 5
    $ 0.1777 RD$ 10
    $ 0.3555 RD$ 20
    $ 0.8887 RD$ 50
    $ 1.7774 RD$ 100
    $ 4.4435 RD$ 250
    $ 8.8870 RD$ 500
    $ 17.77 RD$ 1,000
    $ 35.55 RD$ 2,000
    $ 88.87 RD$ 5,000
    $ 177.74 RD$ 10,000
    $ 355.48 RD$ 20,000
    $ 888.70 RD$ 50,000
    $ 1,777 RD$ 100,000

    More amounts


    Frequently Asked Questions


    What currency should I use in Dominican Republic?

    The domestic currency in Dominican Republic is the Dominican peso.

    What is the Dominican peso currency code and symbol?

    The three letter currency code for the Dominican peso is DOP — symbol is RD$.

    Which countries use the Dominican peso?

    It is the domestic currency in    Dominican Republic.

    Is the Dominican peso a closed currency?

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


    Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Dominican Republic

    Travel money for Dominican Republic

    Save money and time by Ordering your Dominican peso online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the DOP 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 Dominican peso otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


    Send Money to Dominican Republic - Best Rates

    To get a good (and fair) exchange rate when sending money to Dominican Republic 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.

    Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Dominican Republic

    When sending money to Dominican Republic 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 Dominican peso 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 DOP amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Dominican Republic.

    Use the above Send to Dominican peso 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 Dominican peso deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

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