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Jordan - Jordanian Dinar - Currency Guide


Foreign exchange guide to Jordan and the Jordanian Dinar (JOD)


JOD News, Forecasts and Trends

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

Recent USD to JOD 90-day trend
USD/JOD at 0.7095 was trading near AVG:0.709 with LO:0.7087 and HI:0.71 (90 days). ALERT: USD/JOD rose to 60-DAY HIGHS.

US Dollar to Jordanian Dinar - Historical Rates

USD/JOD rateChangePeriod
03 Jul 2020 : 0.7090no change1 Week
10 Jun 2020 : 0.7090no change30 Days
11 Apr 2020 : 0.7090no change90 Days
11 Jul 2019 : 0.7090no change1 Year
12 Jul 2015 : 0.70750.2% ▲5 Years
13 Jul 2010 : 0.70840.1% ▲10 Years
USD/JOD 10 year historic rates & changes to 10-Jul-2020 : 0.7090

U$1,000 USD
JD709.5 JOD

Converted at USD/JOD wholesale exchange rate, compare foreign transfer and spend/travel exchange rates.


US Dollar to Jordanian Dinar - Quick Conversions

U$ 1 JD 0.7095
U$ 5 JD 3.5475
U$ 10 JD 7.0950
U$ 20 JD 14.19
U$ 50 JD 35.48
U$ 100 JD 70.95
U$ 250 JD 177.38
U$ 500 JD 354.75
U$ 1,000 JD 709.50
U$ 2,000 JD 1,419
U$ 5,000 JD 3,548
U$ 10,000 JD 7,095
U$ 50,000 JD 35,475
U$ 100,000 JD 70,950
More amounts
U$ 1.4094 JD 1
U$ 7.0470 JD 5
U$ 14.09 JD 10
U$ 28.19 JD 20
U$ 70.47 JD 50
U$ 140.94 JD 100
U$ 352.35 JD 250
U$ 704.70 JD 500
U$ 1,409 JD 1,000
U$ 2,819 JD 2,000
U$ 7,047 JD 5,000
U$ 14,094 JD 10,000
U$ 70,470 JD 50,000
U$ 140,940 JD 100,000
More amounts

Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Jordan?

The domestic currency in Jordan is the Jordanian Dinar.

What is the Jordanian Dinar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Jordanian Dinar is JOD — symbol is JD.

Which countries use the Jordanian Dinar?

It is the domestic currency in    Jordan.

Is the Jordanian Dinar a closed currency?

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


Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Jordan

Travel money for Jordan

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


Sending money to Jordan

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Jordan you need to start with finding out the latest Jordanian Dinar exchange rate for foreign-transfers, which can be very different to the wholesale 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 in the below table.

Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Jordan

When sending money to Jordan 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 Jordanian Dinar 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 JOD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Jordan.

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

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