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Oman - Omani Rial - Currency Guide


Foreign exchange guide to Oman and the Omani Rial (OMR)


OMR News, Forecasts and Trends

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

Recent USD to OMR 90-day trend
USD/OMR at 0.385 was trading near AVG:0.385 with LO:0.3838 and HI:0.3857 (90 days). ALERT: USD/OMR dropped to 14-DAY LOWS.

US Dollar to Omani Rial - Historical Rates

USD/OMRPeriod to 28-MayDateRate
0% ▲1 Week21 May 20200.3848
0.1% ▼30 Days28 Apr 20200.3851
0% ▼90 Days28 Feb 20200.3850
0% ▼1 Year29 May 20190.3850
0% ▼5 Years30 May 20150.3850
0.1% ▲10 Years31 May 20100.3845
USD/OMR 10 year rates & changes to 28-May-2020 (0.3849)

US Dollar to Omani Rial - Quick Conversions

U$ 1 0.3850
U$ 5 1.9250
U$ 10 3.8500
U$ 20 7.7000
U$ 50 19.25
U$ 100 38.50
U$ 250 96.25
U$ 500 192.50
U$ 1,000 385.00
U$ 2,000 770.00
U$ 5,000 1,925
U$ 10,000 3,850
U$ 50,000 19,250
U$ 100,000 38,500
More amounts
U$ 2.5973 ﷼ 1
U$ 12.99 ﷼ 5
U$ 25.97 ﷼ 10
U$ 51.95 ﷼ 20
U$ 129.87 ﷼ 50
U$ 259.73 ﷼ 100
U$ 649.33 ﷼ 250
U$ 1,299 ﷼ 500
U$ 2,597 ﷼ 1,000
U$ 5,195 ﷼ 2,000
U$ 12,987 ﷼ 5,000
U$ 25,973 ﷼ 10,000
U$ 129,865 ﷼ 50,000
U$ 259,730 ﷼ 100,000
More amounts

Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Oman?

The domestic currency in Oman is the Omani Rial.

What is the Omani Rial currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Omani Rial is OMR — symbol is .

Which countries use the Omani Rial?

It is the domestic currency in    Oman.

Is the Omani Rial a closed currency?

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


Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Oman

Travel money for Oman

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


Sending money to Oman

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Oman you need to start with finding out the latest Omani Rial 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 Oman

When sending money to Oman 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 Omani Rial 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 OMR amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Oman.

Use our Send to Omani Rial 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 Omani Rial deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

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