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Foreign Exchange Guide to Iraq

Read this currency guide to Iraq with HKD money transfer and travel tips.   [HKD/IQD=152.0637]

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 HKD to 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 HKD 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!


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

1 Day0.00084011 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00083905 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00084013 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00083813 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00083912 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00084913 Aug 2014
10 Years0.00086514 Aug 2009

IQD/EUR - Iraqi Dinar to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00075011 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00074605 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00074513 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00074413 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00073612 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00063513 Aug 2014
10 Years0.00060914 Aug 2009

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

1 Day0.00069911 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00069005 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00066813 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00065213 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00065712 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00050913 Aug 2014
10 Years0.00052314 Aug 2009

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

1 Day0.00124011 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00124105 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00119713 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00118213 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00115112 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00091213 Aug 2014
10 Years0.00103514 Aug 2009

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