Kuwaiti Currency

Going to Kuwait and needs to know the name of the Kuwaiti money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $5 American dollars in Kuwaiti currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local currency used in Kuwait, currency symbol, notes and more.


Kuwaiti Currency Exchange Rate Today

Kuwait Money

  • The official money used in Kuwait is Dinar.

  • The currency symbol of the Kuwaiti money is د.أ.

  • The Kuwaiti currency code is KWD.

  • The Dinar Notes: The Kuwaiti currency notes are made up of ¼, ½, 1, 5, 10, 20 dinars.

  • The Dinar Coins: 1 Dinar is made up of 100 Filss. Kuwaiti Fils Coins go from 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 fils.

What is the best currency to use in Kuwait? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Kuwaiti money and use the local Dinar as it is accepted everywhere in Kuwait. American dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Swiss Franc 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 Kuwait? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Kuwait (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 Dinar to US Dollars?

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

It’s wise to ask for the the latest money exchange rate for US Dollar to Kuwaiti Dinar before ordering the Dinar you need for your up coming trip at American Dollar to Dinar Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Dinar to British Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are always changing and in most days minute by minute.

Therefore it's important to check out the latest currency exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Kuwaiti Dinar before ordering the Dinar you require for your next trip from British Pound to Dinar Exchange Rate Today.