Dominican Currency

Travelling to Dominican Republic and needs to know the name of the Dominican money unit or just need to know how much is $1 American dollars in Dominican currency?

Use the links on this page to find out more about the local currency used in Dominican Republic, currency symbol, notes and more.


Dominican Currency Exchange Rate Today

Dominican Republic Money

  • The local money used in Dominican Republic is Peso.

  • The currency symbol of the Dominican money is RD$.

  • The Dominican currency code is DOP.

  • The Peso Notes: The Dominican currency notes are made up of $20, $50, $100, $200, $500, $1000, $2000.

  • The Peso Coins: 1 Peso is made up of 100 Centavos. Dominican Centavo Coins go from $1, $5, $10, $25.

What is the best currency to use in Dominican Republic? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Dominican money and use the local Peso as it is accepted everywhere in Dominican Republic. American dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Japanese Yen are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Can I use my credit cards in Dominican Republic? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Dominican Republic (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Peso to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most cases by the minute.

It’s wise to check the current currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Dominican Peso before ordering the Peso you need for your next trip at American Dollar to Peso Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Peso to British Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most cases minute by minute.

It’s wise to check the latest money exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Dominican Peso before buying the Peso you require for your up coming trip from British Pound to Peso Exchange Rate Today.