Syria - Syrian Pound - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Syria, the Syrian Pound currency plus sending (SYP) transfers and travel tips for Syria.

Country CodeSY
Domestic Currency Syrian Pound
Currency Symbol£
Currency CodeSYP
Exchange RateUSD/SYP = 514.37
Telephone Prefix+963

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Syrian Pound



U$ 1
£ 514.37
U$ 5
£ 2,572
U$ 10
£ 5,144
U$ 20
£ 10,287
U$ 50
£ 25,719
U$ 100
£ 51,437
U$ 250
£ 128,593
U$ 500
£ 257,185
U$ 1,000
£ 514,370
U$ 2,000
£ 1,028,740
U$ 5,000
£ 2,571,850
U$ 10,000
£ 5,143,700
U$ 50,000
£ 25,718,500
U$ 100,000
£ 51,437,000
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U$ 0.0019
£ 1
U$ 0.0097
£ 5
U$ 0.0194
£ 10
U$ 0.0389
£ 20
U$ 0.0972
£ 50
U$ 0.1944
£ 100
U$ 0.4860
£ 250
U$ 0.9720
£ 500
U$ 1.9440
£ 1,000
U$ 3.8880
£ 2,000
U$ 9.7200
£ 5,000
U$ 19.44
£ 10,000
U$ 97.20
£ 50,000
U$ 194.40
£ 100,000
More amounts

To calculate specific USD/SYP amounts use our Convert USD to SYP quick calculator.

Syria Currency Info

Frequently Asked Questions

What currency should I use in Syria?

The domestic currency in Syria is the Syrian Pound.

What is the Syrian Pound currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Syrian Pound is SYP — symbol is £.

How much is U$100 US Dollars in Syrian Pound?

U$ 100 converts to £ 51,437

Which countries use the Syrian Pound?

It is the domestic currency in Syria.

Is the Syrian Pound a closed currency?

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

Syrian Pound (SYP) in the markets

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

USD/SYP at 514.37 was trading near AVG:515 with LO:514.33 and HI:520.05 (90 days). ALERT: USD/SYP dropped to 90-DAY LOWS.

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Syria

Travel money for Syria

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


Syria Trip Checklist    

  1. Compare SYP travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Search Hotel deals - Save on your accomodation in Syria
  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to Syria

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Syria you need to start with finding out the latest Syrian Pound 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 Syria

When sending money to Syria 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 Syrian Pound 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 SYP amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Syria.

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


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Syrian Pound to US Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00194430 Mar 2020
7 Day0.00194424 Mar 2020
30 Day0.00194001 Mar 2020
3 Month0.00194201 Jan 2020
1 Year0.00194201 Apr 2019
5 Year0.00529302 Apr 2015
10 Year0.021703 Apr 2010

Syrian Pound to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00176230 Mar 2020
7 Day0.00180124 Mar 2020
30 Day0.00175601 Mar 2020
3 Month0.00173101 Jan 2020
1 Year0.00173301 Apr 2019
5 Year0.00486602 Apr 2015
10 Year0.016103 Apr 2010

Syrian Pound to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.00157130 Mar 2020
7 Day0.00164924 Mar 2020
30 Day0.00151801 Mar 2020
3 Month0.00146501 Jan 2020
1 Year0.00148601 Apr 2019
5 Year0.00356802 Apr 2015
10 Year0.014203 Apr 2010

Syrian Pound to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00315330 Mar 2020
7 Day0.00325724 Mar 2020
30 Day0.00299901 Mar 2020
3 Month0.00276601 Jan 2020
1 Year0.00273101 Apr 2019
5 Year0.00697802 Apr 2015
10 Year0.023603 Apr 2010

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