Qatari Currency

Going on a trip to Qatar and wants to know the name of the Qatari money unit or just need to know how much is $5 US dollars in Qatari currency?

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


Qatari Currency Exchange Rate Today

Qatar Money

  • The local money used in Qatar is Riyal.

  • The currency symbol of the Qatari money is ر.ق.

  • The Qatari currency code is QAR.

  • The Riyal Notes: The Qatari currency notes are made up of 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500 riyal.

  • The Riyal Coins: 1 Riyal is made up of 100 Dirhams. Qatari Dirham Coins go from 1, 5, 10, 25, 50 dirham.

What is the best currency to use in Qatar? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Qatari money and use the local Riyal as it is accepted everywhere in Qatar. US 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.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Qatar? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Qatar (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 Riyal to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies 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 Qatari Riyal before ordering the Riyal you require for your next trip from American Dollar to Riyal Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Riyal to Stirling Pound?

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

It’s important to check out the latest money exchange rate for British Pound to Qatari Riyal before purchasing the Riyal you require for your next trip from British Pound to Riyal Exchange Rate Today.