Burmese Currency

Travelling to Myanmar and needs to know the name of the Burmese money unit or just need to know how much is $50 American dollars in Burmese currency?

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


Burmese Currency Exchange Rate Today

Myanmar Money

  • The official 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. American 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.

Can I use my credit cards 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 - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Kyat to US Dollars?

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

Therefore it's wise to check the latest currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Burmese Kyat before buying the Kyat you need for your up coming trip from American Dollar to Kyat Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Kyat to British Pound?

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

It’s wise to check the latest currency exchange rate for British Pound to Burmese Kyat before purchasing the Kyat you require for your up coming trip from Stirling Pound to Kyat Exchange Rate Today.