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Foreign Exchange Guide to Iraq

Read this currency guide to Iraq with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/IQD=1191]

Country Code:
Domestic Currency:
Iraqi Dinar
Symbol - Code:
ع.د IQD
Telephone Prefix:

This is a foreign exchange guide to Iraq, the Iraqi Dinar currency plus IQD transfers and travel tips.

In this Iraq currency guide we take a look at :

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

Iraqi Dinar (IQD) general currency information

What is the Iraqi Dinar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Iraqi Dinar is IQD and the symbol is ع.د.

Which countries use the Iraqi Dinar?

It is the domestic currency in Iraq.

Iraqi Dinar (IQD) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to IQD 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-IQD 3 Month chart
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USDIQD currency converter

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Iraq


Travel money for Iraq


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


Iraq Trip Checklist    

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

Sending money to Iraq

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

When sending money to Iraq 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 Iraqi Dinar 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 IQD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Iraq.

Use our Send to IQD 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 Iraqi Dinar deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


Bank Transfers to Iraq

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Popular IQD cross rates

IQD/USD - Iraqi Dinar to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0008381 Week
18 Jan 20190.0008401 Month
21 Aug 20180.0008406 Months
17 Feb 20180.0008451 Year
17 Feb 20170.0008462 Years
18 Feb 20140.0008515 Years
19 Feb 20090.00086310 Years

IQD/EUR - Iraqi Dinar to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0007401 Week
18 Jan 20190.0007391 Month
21 Aug 20180.0007256 Months
17 Feb 20180.0006811 Year
17 Feb 20170.0007972 Years
18 Feb 20140.0006195 Years
19 Feb 20090.00068010 Years

IQD/GBP - Iraqi Dinar to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0006481 Week
18 Jan 20190.0006521 Month
21 Aug 20180.0006516 Months
17 Feb 20180.0006021 Year
17 Feb 20170.0006822 Years
18 Feb 20140.0005105 Years
19 Feb 20090.00060210 Years

IQD/JPY - Iraqi Dinar to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.09201 Week
18 Jan 20190.09221 Month
21 Aug 20180.09256 Months
17 Feb 20180.08981 Year
17 Feb 20170.09552 Years
18 Feb 20140.08715 Years
19 Feb 20090.081210 Years

IQD/AUD - Iraqi Dinar to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0011801 Week
18 Jan 20190.0011711 Month
21 Aug 20180.0011416 Months
17 Feb 20180.0010691 Year
17 Feb 20170.0011032 Years
18 Feb 20140.0009445 Years
19 Feb 20090.00133510 Years

IQD/CAD - Iraqi Dinar to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0011131 Week
18 Jan 20190.0011131 Month
21 Aug 20180.0010946 Months
17 Feb 20180.0010611 Year
17 Feb 20170.0011082 Years
18 Feb 20140.0009335 Years
19 Feb 20090.00108210 Years

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