Qatar - Qatari Rial - Currency Guide


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


CAD/QAR 90-day view

CADQAR at 2.7685 is a little above its 90-DAY average, range 2.6814-2.7898.
1-DAY0.5% 30-DAY-HIGH
Recent CAD to QAR 90-day trend

QAR News, Forecasts and Trends

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

Canadian Dollar to Qatari Rial - Historical Rates

CAD/QAR rateChangePeriod
14 Oct 2020 : 2.76840.1% ▲1 Week
21 Sep 2020 : 2.73681.2% ▲30 Days
23 Jul 2020 : 2.71612% ▲90 Days
22 Oct 2019 : 2.78030.4% ▼1 Year
23 Oct 2015 : 2.76670.1% ▲5 Years
24 Oct 2010 : 3.547721.9% ▼10 Years

CAD/QAR 10 year historic rates & change to 21-Oct-2020 : 2.7703


C$10,000 CAD
﷼27,676 QAR

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

Canadian Dollar to Qatari Rial - Quick Conversions

C$ 1 2.7676
C$ 5 13.84
C$ 10 27.68
C$ 20 55.35
C$ 50 138.38
C$ 100 276.76
C$ 250 691.90
C$ 500 1,384
C$ 1,000 2,768
C$ 2,000 5,535
C$ 5,000 13,838
C$ 10,000 27,676
C$ 50,000 138,380
C$ 100,000 276,760
More amounts
C$ 0.3613 ﷼ 1
C$ 1.8065 ﷼ 5
C$ 3.6130 ﷼ 10
C$ 7.2260 ﷼ 20
C$ 18.07 ﷼ 50
C$ 36.13 ﷼ 100
C$ 90.33 ﷼ 250
C$ 180.65 ﷼ 500
C$ 361.30 ﷼ 1,000
C$ 722.60 ﷼ 2,000
C$ 1,807 ﷼ 5,000
C$ 3,613 ﷼ 10,000
C$ 18,065 ﷼ 50,000
C$ 36,130 ﷼ 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.


Sending money to Qatar

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, 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.

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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