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Foreign Exchange Guide to Iraq

Read this currency guide to Iraq with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/IQD=1193.3364]

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 and trend for the previous 3 months:

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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IQD/USD - Iraqi Dinar to United States Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00083818 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00083812 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00083820 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00084020 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00083919 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00084920 Aug 2014
10 Years0.00086521 Aug 2009

IQD/EUR - Iraqi Dinar to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00075618 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00074712 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00074620 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00074020 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00073419 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00064020 Aug 2014
10 Years0.00060421 Aug 2009

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

1 Day0.00068918 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00069412 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00067020 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00064420 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00065819 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00051220 Aug 2014
10 Years0.00052421 Aug 2009

IQD/AUD - Iraqi Dinar to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00123518 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00124012 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00119020 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00117120 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00114819 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00091520 Aug 2014
10 Years0.00103721 Aug 2009

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