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Foreign Exchange Guide to Yemen

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Yemeni rial
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The domestic currency in Yemen is the Yemeni rial with currency code YER. Read this foreign exchange guide to Yemen and the Yemeni rial with money transfer and travel tips plus Yemeni rial exchange cross rates.

In this guide we review :

  1. Yemeni rial info - general info about the Yemeni rial
  2. Yemeni rial in the markets - recent YER moves and predictions from the FX markets
  3. Travelling in Yemen - currency & money saving tips
  4. Buying Yemeni rial cash online - travel money for Yemen
  5. Sending money to Yemen - save on Yemeni rial bank transfers to Yemen
  6. Yemeni rial exchange rates - latest & historic exchange rates.

Yemeni rial (YER) general currency information

What is the Yemeni rial currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Yemeni rial is YER and the symbol is .

Which countries use the Yemeni rial?

It is the domestic currency in Yemen.

Yemeni rial (YER) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the YER to USD 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.

YER-USD 3 Month chart
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YER currency converter

Yemen Trip Checklist   

  1. Compare YER travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
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  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Travel money for Yemen

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


Travel Money for Yemen

Compare ﷼YER Cash rates


Sending money to Yemen

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

Getting a better deal when sending money to Yemen

When sending money to Yemen 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 Yemeni 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 YER amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Yemen.

Use our Send to YER 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 Yemeni rial deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


Bank Transfers to Yemen

Compare ﷼YER Transfer Rates


Yemeni rial - exchange rates - live and historic

Major YER cross rates
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YER/USD - Yemeni rial to U.S. dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0039951 Week
18 May 20180.0039991 Month
19 Dec 20170.0039956 Months
17 Jun 20170.0039961 Year
17 Jun 20160.0040022 Years
18 Jun 20130.0046425 Years
19 Jun 20080.00501110 Years

YER/EUR - Yemeni rial to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0033901 Week
18 May 20180.0033921 Month
19 Dec 20170.0033756 Months
17 Jun 20170.0035701 Year
17 Jun 20160.0035492 Years
18 Jun 20130.0034675 Years
19 Jun 20080.00323410 Years

YER/GBP - Yemeni rial to British pound sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0029781 Week
18 May 20180.0029691 Month
19 Dec 20170.0029856 Months
17 Jun 20170.0031281 Year
17 Jun 20160.0027872 Years
18 Jun 20130.0029675 Years
19 Jun 20080.00254210 Years

YER/JPY - Yemeni rial to Japanese yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.43731 Week
18 May 20180.44311 Month
19 Dec 20170.45156 Months
17 Jun 20170.44311 Year
17 Jun 20160.41722 Years
18 Jun 20130.44225 Years
19 Jun 20080.540610 Years

YER/AUD - Yemeni rial to Australian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0052561 Week
18 May 20180.0053241 Month
19 Dec 20170.0052216 Months
17 Jun 20170.0052431 Year
17 Jun 20160.0054102 Years
18 Jun 20130.0048985 Years
19 Jun 20080.00527710 Years

YER/CAD - Yemeni rial to Canadian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0051811 Week
18 May 20180.0051561 Month
19 Dec 20170.0051466 Months
17 Jun 20170.0052811 Year
17 Jun 20160.0051652 Years
18 Jun 20130.0047365 Years
19 Jun 20080.00508310 Years