Dominican Republic - Dominican Peso - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Dominican Republic, the Dominican Peso currency plus sending (DOP) transfers and travel tips for Dominican Republic.

 
 
CountryDominican Republic
FlagDominican Republic
Country CodeDO
Domestic Currency Dominican Peso
Currency SymbolRD$
Currency CodeDOP
Exchange RateUSD/DOP = 53.57
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Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Dominican Peso

USD

DOP

U$ 1
RD$ 53.57
U$ 5
RD$ 267.85
U$ 10
RD$ 535.70
U$ 20
RD$ 1,071
U$ 50
RD$ 2,679
U$ 100
RD$ 5,357
U$ 250
RD$ 13,393
U$ 500
RD$ 26,785
U$ 1,000
RD$ 53,570
U$ 2,000
RD$ 107,140
U$ 5,000
RD$ 267,850
U$ 10,000
RD$ 535,700
U$ 50,000
RD$ 2,678,500
U$ 100,000
RD$ 5,357,000
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USD

DOP

U$ 0.0187
RD$ 1
U$ 0.0933
RD$ 5
U$ 0.1867
RD$ 10
U$ 0.3733
RD$ 20
U$ 0.9334
RD$ 50
U$ 1.8667
RD$ 100
U$ 4.6668
RD$ 250
U$ 9.3335
RD$ 500
U$ 18.67
RD$ 1,000
U$ 37.33
RD$ 2,000
U$ 93.34
RD$ 5,000
U$ 186.67
RD$ 10,000
U$ 933.35
RD$ 50,000
U$ 1,867
RD$ 100,000
More amounts

To calculate specific USD/DOP amounts use our Convert USD to DOP quick calculator.

Dominican Republic Currency Info


Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Dominican Republic?

The domestic currency in Dominican Republic is the Dominican Peso.

What is the Dominican Peso currency code and symbol?

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

How much is U$100 US Dollars in Dominican Peso?

U$ 100 converts to RD$ 5,357

Which countries use the Dominican Peso?

It is the domestic currency in Dominican Republic.

Is the Dominican Peso a closed currency?

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


Dominican Peso (DOP) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to DOP exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

ALERT: 90-DAY HIGHS 🔔 |
USD/DOP at 53.57 was trading 0.8% above the 90-day average 53.17 with a range 52.7 to 53.57. ALERT: USD/DOP has risen to 90-DAY HIGHS.
21-Feb 5PM-NY 10PM-LON | 22-Feb 9AM-SYD

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!
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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 Dominican Peso 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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Dominican Peso to US Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodDOP/USDDate
1 Day0.018716 Feb 2020
7 Day0.018810 Feb 2020
30 Day0.018818 Jan 2020
3 Month0.018919 Nov 2019
1 Year0.019817 Feb 2019
5 Year0.022318 Feb 2015
10 Year0.027719 Feb 2010

Dominican Peso to Euro - Historical Rates

PeriodDOP/EURDate
1 Day0.017316 Feb 2020
7 Day0.017210 Feb 2020
30 Day0.017018 Jan 2020
3 Month0.017119 Nov 2019
1 Year0.017517 Feb 2019
5 Year0.019618 Feb 2015
10 Year0.020419 Feb 2010

Dominican Peso to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

PeriodDOP/GBPDate
1 Day0.014416 Feb 2020
7 Day0.014510 Feb 2020
30 Day0.014518 Jan 2020
3 Month0.014619 Nov 2019
1 Year0.015317 Feb 2019
5 Year0.014518 Feb 2015
10 Year0.017919 Feb 2010

Dominican Peso to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodDOP/AUDDate
1 Day0.027916 Feb 2020
7 Day0.028010 Feb 2020
30 Day0.027418 Jan 2020
3 Month0.027719 Nov 2019
1 Year0.027717 Feb 2019
5 Year0.028618 Feb 2015
10 Year0.030919 Feb 2010

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