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Foreign Exchange Guide to Iraq

This currency guide to Iraq helps you choose the best way to save money on IQD transfers and travel money.    [USD/IQD=1190]

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 sending 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:

At 1190 USD/IQD was trading near its 90 day average 1191.24 with range 1195.44 to 1173.51. There are currently no alerts. Updated: 08:50-AEDT 22:50-BST 17:50-EDT

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!


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

1 Day0.00083813 Oct 2019
7 Day0.00083907 Oct 2019
30 Day0.00084014 Sep 2019
3 Month0.00083916 Jul 2019
1 Year0.00083914 Oct 2018
5 Year0.00084915 Oct 2014
10 Year0.00086716 Oct 2009

IQD/EUR - Iraqi Dinar to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00076013 Oct 2019
7 Day0.00076407 Oct 2019
30 Day0.00075514 Sep 2019
3 Month0.00074816 Jul 2019
1 Year0.00072714 Oct 2018
5 Year0.00066215 Oct 2014
10 Year0.00058316 Oct 2009

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

1 Day0.00066413 Oct 2019
7 Day0.00068307 Oct 2019
30 Day0.00067214 Sep 2019
3 Month0.00067616 Jul 2019
1 Year0.00064014 Oct 2018
5 Year0.00053115 Oct 2014
10 Year0.00053116 Oct 2009

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

1 Day0.00123313 Oct 2019
7 Day0.00124607 Oct 2019
30 Day0.00122214 Sep 2019
3 Month0.00119616 Jul 2019
1 Year0.00118114 Oct 2018
5 Year0.00096515 Oct 2014
10 Year0.00094616 Oct 2009

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