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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=50.295]

Dominican Republic
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Domestic Currency:
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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Popular DOP cross rates

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.01991 Week
09 Nov 20180.02011 Month
12 Jun 20180.02026 Months
09 Dec 20170.02081 Year
09 Dec 20160.02152 Years
10 Dec 20130.02365 Years
11 Dec 20080.028310 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.01751 Week
09 Nov 20180.01771 Month
12 Jun 20180.01726 Months
09 Dec 20170.01761 Year
09 Dec 20160.02042 Years
10 Dec 20130.01715 Years
11 Dec 20080.021310 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.01561 Week
09 Nov 20180.01551 Month
12 Jun 20180.01516 Months
09 Dec 20170.01551 Year
09 Dec 20160.01712 Years
10 Dec 20130.01435 Years
11 Dec 20080.018910 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20182.26331 Week
09 Nov 20182.28551 Month
12 Jun 20182.22706 Months
09 Dec 20172.35691 Year
09 Dec 20162.47282 Years
10 Dec 20132.42295 Years
11 Dec 20082.592110 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.02701 Week
09 Nov 20180.02781 Month
12 Jun 20180.02666 Months
09 Dec 20170.02771 Year
09 Dec 20160.02892 Years
10 Dec 20130.02585 Years
11 Dec 20080.042210 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.02641 Week
09 Nov 20180.02651 Month
12 Jun 20180.02626 Months
09 Dec 20170.02671 Year
09 Dec 20160.02842 Years
10 Dec 20130.02505 Years
11 Dec 20080.034910 Years

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