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Foreign Exchange Guide to Dominican Republic

Read this currency guide to Dominican Republic with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/DOP=50.7802]

Dominican Republic
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Dominican Peso
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Dominican Republic, the Dominican Peso currency plus DOP transfers and travel tips.

In this Dominican Republic currency guide we take a look at :

  1. Dominican Peso info - general info about the Dominican Peso
  2. Dominican Peso in the markets - recent DOP moves and predictions from the FX markets
  3. Travelling in Dominican Republic - currency & money saving tips
  4. Buying Dominican Peso cash online - travel money for Dominican Republic
  5. Sending money to Dominican Republic - save on Dominican Peso bank transfers to Dominican Republic
  6. Dominican Peso exchange rates - latest & historic exchange rates.

Dominican Peso (DOP) general currency information

What is the Dominican Peso currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Dominican Peso is DOP and the symbol is RD$.

Which countries use the Dominican Peso?

It is the domestic currency in Dominican Republic.

Dominican Peso (DOP) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to DOP exchange rate for the previous 3 months with rate alerts for days when the exchange rate moved up or down significantly or for 30 day highs and lows.

USD-DOP 3 Month chart
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Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Dominican Republic


Travel money for Dominican Republic


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


Dominican Republic Trip Checklist    

  1. Compare DOP travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Search Hotel deals - Save on your accomodation in Dominican Republic
  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to Dominican Republic

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Dominican Republic you need to start with finding out the latest Dominican Peso foreign-transfer exchange 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 here).

Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Dominican Republic

When sending money to Dominican Republic 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 Dominican Peso 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 DOP amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Dominican Republic.

Use our Send to DOP 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 Dominican Peso deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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DOP/USD - Dominican Peso to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.01971 Week
15 Mar 20190.01981 Month
16 Oct 20180.02006 Months
14 Apr 20180.02021 Year
14 Apr 20170.02122 Years
15 Apr 20140.02325 Years
16 Apr 20090.027910 Years

DOP/EUR - Dominican Peso to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.01761 Week
15 Mar 20190.01741 Month
16 Oct 20180.01736 Months
14 Apr 20180.01641 Year
14 Apr 20170.01992 Years
15 Apr 20140.01685 Years
16 Apr 20090.021210 Years

DOP/GBP - Dominican Peso to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.01511 Week
15 Mar 20190.01481 Month
16 Oct 20180.01526 Months
14 Apr 20180.01421 Year
14 Apr 20170.01692 Years
15 Apr 20140.01395 Years
16 Apr 20090.018710 Years

DOP/JPY - Dominican Peso to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20192.20461 Week
15 Mar 20192.20101 Month
16 Oct 20182.24936 Months
14 Apr 20182.17171 Year
14 Apr 20172.29722 Years
15 Apr 20142.36195 Years
16 Apr 20092.766910 Years

DOP/AUD - Dominican Peso to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.02781 Week
15 Mar 20190.02791 Month
16 Oct 20180.02806 Months
14 Apr 20180.02611 Year
14 Apr 20170.02792 Years
15 Apr 20140.02485 Years
16 Apr 20090.038810 Years

DOP/CAD - Dominican Peso to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.02641 Week
15 Mar 20190.02641 Month
16 Oct 20180.02596 Months
14 Apr 20180.02551 Year
14 Apr 20170.02822 Years
15 Apr 20140.02555 Years
16 Apr 20090.033710 Years

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