Qatar - Qatari Rial - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Qatar, the Qatari Rial currency plus sending (QAR) transfers and travel tips for Qatar.

Country CodeQA
Domestic Currency Qatari Rial
Currency Symbol
Currency CodeQAR
Exchange RateUSD/QAR = 3.641
Telephone Prefix+974

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Qatari Rial



U$ 1
﷼ 3.6410
U$ 5
﷼ 18.21
U$ 10
﷼ 36.41
U$ 20
﷼ 72.82
U$ 50
﷼ 182.05
U$ 100
﷼ 364.10
U$ 250
﷼ 910.25
U$ 500
﷼ 1,821
U$ 1,000
﷼ 3,641
U$ 2,000
﷼ 7,282
U$ 5,000
﷼ 18,205
U$ 10,000
﷼ 36,410
U$ 50,000
﷼ 182,050
U$ 100,000
﷼ 364,100
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U$ 0.2746
﷼ 1
U$ 1.3730
﷼ 5
U$ 2.7460
﷼ 10
U$ 5.4920
﷼ 20
U$ 13.73
﷼ 50
U$ 27.46
﷼ 100
U$ 68.65
﷼ 250
U$ 137.30
﷼ 500
U$ 274.60
﷼ 1,000
U$ 549.20
﷼ 2,000
U$ 1,373
﷼ 5,000
U$ 2,746
﷼ 10,000
U$ 13,730
﷼ 50,000
U$ 27,460
﷼ 100,000
More amounts

To calculate specific USD/QAR amounts use our Convert USD to QAR quick calculator. To read more about the latest exchange rate trends and to compare FX provider rates view USD to QAR Rate Guide.

Qatar Currency Info

Frequently Asked Questions

What currency should I use in Qatar?

The domestic currency in Qatar is the Qatari Rial.

What is the Qatari Rial currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Qatari Rial is QAR — symbol is .

How much is U$100 US Dollars in Qatari Rial?

U$ 100 converts to ﷼ 364.10

Which countries use the Qatari Rial?

It is the domestic currency in Qatar.

Is the Qatari Rial a closed currency?

No, the Qatari Rial is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?

Qatari Rial (QAR) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to QAR exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

USD/QAR at 3.641 was trading near AVG:3.6408 with LO:3.6326 and HI:3.6453 (90 days). There are no current rate alerts.

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Qatar

Travel money for Qatar

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


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Sending money to Qatar

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Qatar you need to start with finding out the latest Qatari Rial 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).

The Qatari riyal (QAR) is fully convertible, and Qatar does not restrict overseas transfers of funds from capital gains, interest, dividends, royalties or management fees. The Qatari riyal has been pegged to the US dollar (USD) at a rate of QR3.64 per US$1 since 1980.

Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Qatar

When sending money to Qatar 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 Qatari Rial 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 QAR amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Qatar.

Use our Send to Qatari Rial 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 Qatari Rial deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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Qatari Rial to US Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.274730 Mar 2020
7 Day0.274724 Mar 2020
30 Day0.274601 Mar 2020
3 Month0.274701 Jan 2020
1 Year0.274701 Apr 2019
5 Year0.274702 Apr 2015
10 Year0.274703 Apr 2010

Qatari Rial to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.249030 Mar 2020
7 Day0.254324 Mar 2020
30 Day0.248501 Mar 2020
3 Month0.244801 Jan 2020
1 Year0.245101 Apr 2019
5 Year0.252502 Apr 2015
10 Year0.203103 Apr 2010

Qatari Rial to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.222030 Mar 2020
7 Day0.233024 Mar 2020
30 Day0.214901 Mar 2020
3 Month0.207301 Jan 2020
1 Year0.210201 Apr 2019
5 Year0.185202 Apr 2015
10 Year0.180103 Apr 2010

Qatari Rial to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.445530 Mar 2020
7 Day0.460124 Mar 2020
30 Day0.424501 Mar 2020
3 Month0.391201 Jan 2020
1 Year0.386301 Apr 2019
5 Year0.362102 Apr 2015
10 Year0.299003 Apr 2010

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