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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
 
60-DAY-LOW (3d)
USD to OMR at 0.385 was trading near AVG:0.385 with LO:0.3838 and HI:0.3853 (90 days). There are no current rate alerts.

US Dollar to Omani Rial - Historical Rates

USD/OMR rateChangePeriod
03 Aug 2020 : 0.3850no change1 Week
11 Jul 2020 : 0.3850no change30 Days
12 May 2020 : 0.3850no change90 Days
11 Aug 2019 : 0.3850no change1 Year
12 Aug 2015 : 0.3850no change5 Years
13 Aug 2010 : 0.38450.1% ▲10 Years
USD/OMR 10 year historic rates & changes to 10-Aug-2020 : 0.3850
 

U$1,000 USD
=
﷼384.98 OMR

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

 
 

US Dollar to Omani Rial - Quick Conversions

USD OMR
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
USD OMR
U$ 2.5976 ﷼ 1
U$ 12.99 ﷼ 5
U$ 25.98 ﷼ 10
U$ 51.95 ﷼ 20
U$ 129.88 ﷼ 50
U$ 259.76 ﷼ 100
U$ 649.40 ﷼ 250
U$ 1,299 ﷼ 500
U$ 2,598 ﷼ 1,000
U$ 5,195 ﷼ 2,000
U$ 12,988 ﷼ 5,000
U$ 25,976 ﷼ 10,000
U$ 129,880 ﷼ 50,000
U$ 259,760 ﷼ 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 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 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 the above 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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