Qatar is a dynamic modern country built on the foundations of its deep cultural roots. Whether you are taking in the major sights of Doha, or visiting the world heritage listed Al Zubarah Fort, there is no shortage of things to do in Qatar.
You can explore and discover a range of remarkable sights and experiences including natural wonders and cultural treasures. And while you do, you may find it handy to have some Qatari Riyal on you so you can enjoy all of it without worrying about exchange rates.
There are currently no restrictions or limitations on bringing QAR or foreign currency into Qatar, except for Israeli currency which is currently prohibited.
If you want to get your QAR sorted before your holiday, you can buy your FX at any of our stores or order it online. **Please note we are currently only selling this currency, and unfortunately not accepting it for a sell exchange.
QAR QR, ر.ق
1, 5, 10, 25, 50
﷼1, ﷼5, ﷼10, ﷼50, ﷼100, ﷼50
Did you know? QAR Currency Facts
- Until 1966, Qatar used the Indian rupee as currency, in the form of Gulf rupees.
- When India devalued the rupee in 1966, Qatar chose to introduce its own currency.
- Following Dubai's entrance into the Uniate Arab Emirates, Qatar began issuing the the Qatari riyal separate from Dubai on 19 May 1973. The old notes continued to circulate in parallel for 90 days, at which time they were withdrawn.
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