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Foreign Exchange Guide to Iraq

Read this currency guide to Iraq with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/IQD=1193.2633]

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!


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Popular IQD cross rates

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.0008401 Week
16 Nov 20180.0008401 Month
19 Jun 20180.0008426 Months
16 Dec 20170.0008351 Year
16 Dec 20160.0008472 Years
17 Dec 20130.0008605 Years
18 Dec 20080.00086110 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.0007371 Week
16 Nov 20180.0007361 Month
19 Jun 20180.0007266 Months
16 Dec 20170.0007101 Year
16 Dec 20160.0008122 Years
17 Dec 20130.0006245 Years
18 Dec 20080.00060110 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.0006611 Week
16 Nov 20180.0006541 Month
19 Jun 20180.0006396 Months
16 Dec 20170.0006271 Year
16 Dec 20160.0006792 Years
17 Dec 20130.0005285 Years
18 Dec 20080.00056810 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.09461 Week
16 Nov 20180.09481 Month
19 Jun 20180.09276 Months
16 Dec 20170.09401 Year
16 Dec 20160.09992 Years
17 Dec 20130.08835 Years
18 Dec 20080.076810 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.0011701 Week
16 Nov 20180.0011461 Month
19 Jun 20180.0011396 Months
16 Dec 20170.0010921 Year
16 Dec 20160.0011582 Years
17 Dec 20130.0009665 Years
18 Dec 20080.00124010 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.0011201 Week
16 Nov 20180.0011051 Month
19 Jun 20180.0011186 Months
16 Dec 20170.0010741 Year
16 Dec 20160.0011302 Years
17 Dec 20130.0009115 Years
18 Dec 20080.00103010 Years

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