India Currency


The currency is the Indian Rupee (INR), which is divided into 100 paise (singular paisa). Major currencies can be changed at banks, and authorised bureaux de change. It is illegal to exchange money through the black market and it is advisable to refuse torn notes, as no one will accept them apart from the National Bank. It is best to change money into small denominations. Major credit cards are widely accepted, particularly in tourist orientated establishments. ATMs are not generally available.

Currency Exchange Rates

India INR 1 INR 5 INR 10 INR 100 INR 1,000
Australia AUD 0.02 AUD 0.10 AUD 0.21 AUD 2.06 AUD 20.64
Canada CAD 0.02 CAD 0.10 CAD 0.21 CAD 2.09 CAD 20.86
Ireland EUR 0.01 EUR 0.07 EUR 0.14 EUR 1.38 EUR 13.77
New Zealand NZD 0.02 NZD 0.11 NZD 0.22 NZD 2.20 NZD 21.97
South Africa ZAR 0.20 ZAR 1.00 ZAR 1.99 ZAR 19.93 ZAR 199.35
United Kingdom GBP 0.01 GBP 0.06 GBP 0.12 GBP 1.19 GBP 11.91
United States of America USD 0.02 USD 0.08 USD 0.15 USD 1.55 USD 15.46

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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