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Sudan - Sudanese Pound - Currency Guide


Foreign exchange guide to Sudan and the Sudanese Pound (SDG)


SDG News, Forecasts and Trends

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

Recent USD to SDG 90-day trend
USD to SDG at 55.33 was trading near AVG:55.3 with LO:55.25 and HI:55.33 (90 days). ALERT: USD/SDG rose to 90-DAY HIGHS.

US Dollar to Sudanese Pound - Historical Rates

USD/SDG rateChangePeriod
08 Jul 2020 : 55.27500.1% ▲1 Week
15 Jun 2020 : 55.25000.1% ▲30 Days
16 Apr 2020 : 55.30000% ▲90 Days
16 Jul 2019 : 45.120422.6% ▲1 Year
17 Jul 2015 : 5.9783825.4% ▲5 Years
18 Jul 2010 : 2.37252231.9% ▲10 Years
USD/SDG 10 year historic rates & changes to 15-Jul-2020 : 55.3250

U$1,000 USD
£55,325 SDG

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


US Dollar to Sudanese Pound - Quick Conversions

U$ 1 £ 55.33
U$ 5 £ 276.65
U$ 10 £ 553.30
U$ 20 £ 1,107
U$ 50 £ 2,767
U$ 100 £ 5,533
U$ 250 £ 13,833
U$ 500 £ 27,665
U$ 1,000 £ 55,330
U$ 2,000 £ 110,660
U$ 5,000 £ 276,650
U$ 10,000 £ 553,300
U$ 50,000 £ 2,766,500
U$ 100,000 £ 5,533,000
More amounts
U$ 0.0181 £ 1
U$ 0.0904 £ 5
U$ 0.1808 £ 10
U$ 0.3615 £ 20
U$ 0.9038 £ 50
U$ 1.8075 £ 100
U$ 4.5188 £ 250
U$ 9.0375 £ 500
U$ 18.08 £ 1,000
U$ 36.15 £ 2,000
U$ 90.38 £ 5,000
U$ 180.75 £ 10,000
U$ 903.75 £ 50,000
U$ 1,808 £ 100,000
More amounts

Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Sudan?

The domestic currency in Sudan is the Sudanese Pound.

What is the Sudanese Pound currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Sudanese Pound is SDG — symbol is £.

Which countries use the Sudanese Pound?

It is the domestic currency in    Sudan.

Is the Sudanese Pound a closed currency?

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?


Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Sudan

Travel money for Sudan

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 Sudan.

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 Sudan.

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.


Sending money to Sudan

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

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 :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or Sudanese Pound 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 SDG amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Sudan.

Use the above Send to Sudanese Pound 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!

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