Burmese Currency

Travelling to Myanmar and wants to know the name of the Burmese money unit or just need to know how much is $5 American dollars in Burmese currency?

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


Burmese Currency Exchange Rate Today

Myanmar Money

  • The local money used in Myanmar is Kyat.

  • The currency symbol of the Burmese money is K.

  • The Burmese currency code is MMK.

  • The Kyat Notes: The Burmese currency notes are made up of 50 pyas, K1, K5, K10, K20, K50, K100, K200, K500, K1000, K5000.

  • The Kyat Coins: 1 Kyat is made up of 100 Pyas. Burmese Pya Coins go from 1, 5, 10, 25, 50 pyas, K1, K5, K10, K50, K100.

What is the best currency to use in Myanmar? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Burmese money and use the local Kyat as it is accepted everywhere in Myanmar. US dollars and other major currencies like British 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.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Myanmar? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within Myanmar (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 - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Kyat to US Dollars?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most cases by the minute.

Therefore it's important to ask for the the latest money exchange rate for US Dollar to Burmese Kyat before purchasing the Kyat you require for your next trip from American Dollar to Kyat Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Kyat to British Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most cases by the minute.

Therefore it's wise to check the today's money exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Burmese Kyat before purchasing the Kyat you need for your next trip from British Pound to Kyat Exchange Rate Today.