Qatar - Qatari Rial - Currency Guide


Foreign exchange guide to Qatar and the Qatari Rial (QAR)


USD/QAR 90-day view

USDQAR at 3.6413 is near its 90-DAY average, range 3.6379-3.6417.
🔔 USDQAR is at 90-DAY HIGHS.
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Recent USD to QAR 90-day trend

QAR News, Forecasts and Trends

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

US Dollar to Qatari Rial - Historical Rates

USD/QAR rateChangePeriod
18 Nov 2020 : 3.64100% ▲1 Week
26 Oct 2020 : 3.64100% ▲30 Days
27 Aug 2020 : 3.64170% ▼90 Days
26 Nov 2019 : 3.64100% ▲1 Year
27 Nov 2015 : 3.64250% ▼5 Years
28 Nov 2010 : 3.64000% ▲10 Years

USD/QAR 10 year historic rates & change to 25-Nov-2020 : 3.6413


U$10,000 USD
﷼36,413 QAR

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

US Dollar to Qatari Rial - Quick Conversions

U$ 1 3.6413
U$ 5 18.21
U$ 10 36.41
U$ 20 72.83
U$ 50 182.07
U$ 100 364.13
U$ 250 910.33
U$ 500 1,821
U$ 1,000 3,641
U$ 2,000 7,283
U$ 5,000 18,207
U$ 10,000 36,413
U$ 50,000 182,065
U$ 100,000 364,130
More amounts
U$ 0.2746 ﷼ 1
U$ 1.3730 ﷼ 5
U$ 2.7460 ﷼ 10
U$ 5.4920 ﷼ 20
U$ 13.73 ﷼ 50
U$ 27.46 ﷼ 100
U$ 68.65 ﷼ 250
U$ 137.30 ﷼ 500
U$ 274.60 ﷼ 1,000
U$ 549.20 ﷼ 2,000
U$ 1,373 ﷼ 5,000
U$ 2,746 ﷼ 10,000
U$ 13,730 ﷼ 50,000
U$ 27,460 ﷼ 100,000
More amounts

Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Qatar?

The domestic currency in Qatar is the Qatari Rial.

What is the Qatari Rial currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Qatari Rial is QAR — symbol is .

Which countries use the Qatari Rial?

It is the domestic currency in    Qatar.

Is the Qatari Rial a closed currency?

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


Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Qatar

Travel money for Qatar

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


Send Money to Qatar - Best Rates

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Qatar you need to start with finding out the latest Qatari Rial exchange rate for foreign transfers also called International Money Transfers (IMTs), which can be very different to the wholesale rate and also to currency exchange rates.

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.

The Qatari riyal (QAR) is fully convertible, and Qatar does not restrict overseas transfers of funds from capital gains, interest, dividends, royalties or management fees. The Qatari riyal has been pegged to the US dollar (USD) at a rate of QR3.64 per US$1 since 1980.

Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Qatar

When sending money to Qatar 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 Qatari 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 QAR amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Qatar.

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

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