Qatari Currency

Going on a trip to Qatar and needs to know the name of the Qatari money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $100 US dollars in Qatari currency?

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


Qatari Currency Exchange Rate Today

Qatar Money

  • The official 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. 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 Qatar? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely 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.

It’s important to check out the latest currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Qatari Riyal before ordering the Riyal you need for your next trip from American Dollar to Riyal Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Riyal to British Pound?

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

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