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Exchange foreign currency

Visit our branch to exchange foreign currency at preferential rates

Visit our branch to exchange foreign currency at preferential rates. Call us 24 hours in advance and place your order to avoid waiting time

Buy and Sell Foreign Currency

You can buy and sell foreign currencies at any Emirates Islamic branch. We recommend that you call us 24 hours before your visit so that we can arrange for the currency you need at your preferred branch.

Small amount exchanges can be done instantly for 19 currencies.

You can exchange up to AED 100,000 worth of foreign currency per day.

Tip: Always call and make your request to avoid disappointment as not all currencies are available immediately, we need to arrange them for you.

Learn more about Money Exchange.


A BUY rate applies when you buy AED, and a SELL rate applies when you sell AED. So, if you exchange foreign currency for AED, the BUY rate applies as the bank buys the foreign currency from you, and if you exchange AED for foreign currency, the SELL rate applies as the bank sells the foreign currency to you.

If you need foreign currency urgently, contact our 24-hour Call Centre on +971 600 599 995 and one of our customer service representatives will be happy to help you. Your request is subject to the availability of the currency.