Foreign exchange guide to Sudan and the Sudanese pound
What's in this Sudan currency guide?
The official currency of Sudan (country code: SD) is the Sudanese pound, with symbol £ and currency code SDG.
The Sudanese pound (SDG) is the official currency of Sudan, a country located in North Africa. Here are a few things to know about the Sudanese pound:
As mentioned above, the Sudanese pound is a closed currency. Which means that you may find it difficult (or be permitted) to purchase the currency (SDG) before departure and will need to buy it upon arrival in .
For these types of destinations, using a pre-paid travel card is a good solution. As no travel cards support loading closed currencies like the SDG you will incur currency conversion or foreign transaction fees if you use a travel money card in .
However, using a pre-paid travel card is still a good idea as you can avoid ATM fees and also you can avoid using (and losing!) your main bank or debit/credit card.
The domestic currency in Sudan is the Sudanese pound.
The three letter currency code for the Sudanese pound is SDG — symbol is £.
It is the domestic currency in   Sudan.
Yes the Sudanese pound is a closed currency. Which means that you may find it difficult to purchase the currency (SDG) before departure and will probably need to buy it upon arrival. If you do manage to buy some of the currency or have some left over from a previous trip, make sure you are aware if you are allowed to bring this closed currency into the country.
For more information and a full list of closed currencies please refer to our guide: What is a closed currency?
|$ 1||£ 601.00|
|$ 5||£ 3,005|
|$ 10||£ 6,010|
|$ 20||£ 12,020|
|$ 50||£ 30,050|
|$ 100||£ 60,100|
|$ 250||£ 150,250|
|$ 500||£ 300,500|
|$ 1,000||£ 601,000|
|$ 2,000||£ 1,202,000|
|$ 5,000||£ 3,005,000|
|$ 10,000||£ 6,010,000|
|$ 20,000||£ 12,020,000|
|$ 50,000||£ 30,050,000|
|$ 100,000||£ 60,100,000|
|$ 0.0017||£ 1|
|$ 0.0083||£ 5|
|$ 0.0166||£ 10|
|$ 0.0333||£ 20|
|$ 0.0832||£ 50|
|$ 0.1664||£ 100|
|$ 0.4160||£ 250|
|$ 0.8320||£ 500|
|$ 1.6640||£ 1,000|
|$ 3.3280||£ 2,000|
|$ 8.3200||£ 5,000|
|$ 16.64||£ 10,000|
|$ 33.28||£ 20,000|
|$ 83.20||£ 50,000|
|$ 166.40||£ 100,000|
To get a good (and fair) exchange rate when sending money to Sudan you need to find and compare exchange rates for International Money Transfers (IMTs).
The available FX rates for sending money abroad can be very different to the mid-market (wholesale) rate which you see reported online and in the News.
You should especially compare your own bank's exchange rates to those available from Money Transfer specialists to see how much you can save - we make that calculation easy in the below table.
When sending money to Sudan 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 :
Use the above 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 Sudanese pound deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!