Home Exchange Rates ZAR Exchange Rates
Currency icons

USD to ZAR exchange rates

Convert US dollars to South African rands. Get bank-beating foreign currency exchange rates with OFX.

Live rates as at Jun 17, 2024, 3:07 AM (CUT)


Quick select:
1 USD
10 USD
100 USD
1,000 USD
10,000 USD
100,000 USD
1,000,000 USD
10,000,000 USD
USDUS dollar
ZARSouth African rand

1 US dollar = 18.323200 South African rand

Inverse rate 0.054576

Currency icons
From
USDUS dollar
To
ZARSouth African rand

USD/ZAR currency chart: 1.00 USD = 18.3252 ZAR

US dollar banknotes

Read today's US dollar currency update

Read the daily USD update from the currency specialists at OFX and get the latest on market movements and today's expected ranges of the major currency pairs.

Ready to send money from the USA?

1. Open an account

Complete the registration
form
in just 5 minutes

2. Send the funds

Enter your recipient's details
and send OFX the money
by bank transfer

3. Track the transfer

Track your transfer online
or via our OFX app

More tools to help you streamline and save

Tired of watching exchange rates?

Set a Rate Alert and we’ll send you an email or SMS when your target rate is reached.

Happy to wait for the right rate?

Tell us how much you want to send and your ideal rate. If it hits, we’ll action the transfer.

Fix a rate for your future transfers

With a Forward Contract you can lock in a rate for up to 12 months to protect against market moves.

Register in less than 5 minutes

Why Choose OFX

FX specialism

Decades of experience with over US$139bn moved to date

Highly regulated

We're publicly listed and monitored by over 50 state regulators and FinCen

Bank-beating rates

Keep more of your money as it travels around the world

FX to fit you

We offer a range of transfer options to suit your needs or goals

Transfers on your time

Make and track global transfers 24/7: online, in app, or with a real OFXpert

Fix your FX rates

Invested in security

We use advanced technology for fraud prevention and monitoring

ZAR Snapshot

The rand (ZAR) arrived in 1961, the same year that South Africa became an official Republic. There are 100 cents to every rand, however the 1 and 2 cent coins have fallen out of use due to inflation.

  • Currency Name: South African rand
  • Currency Code: ZAR
  • Currency Symbol: R
  • Central Bank: South African Reserve Bank
  • Reserve Currency: The South African Rand is not considered a reserve currency.
  • Safe Haven: The South African Rand is not considered a safe haven.
  • Countries Used In: South Africa
  • Major Unit: One South African Rand
  • Minor Unit: One cent
  • Cents per South African Rand: 100
  • Note Denominations: R 10, R 20, R 50, R 100, R 200
  • Coin Denominations: 10c, 20c, 50c, R 1, R 2, R 5

Previous USD to ZAR Exchange Rates

From
USDUS dollar
To
ZARSouth African rand
Frequency
Reporting period
6 months

USD to ZAR historical rates

Date1 USD=
Average18.761052
January 31, 202418.735948
February 29, 202419.016771
March 31, 202418.848356
April 30, 202418.884247
May 31, 202418.414655
June 17, 202418.666339

With offices around the world, we're on-hand to answer questions 24/7

Personal Clients

1-888-288-7354 (Within USA)
+1-415-449-1379 (International)

customer.service@ofx.com

Business Clients

1-888-966-6888 (Within USA)
+1-415-449-1375 (International)

customer.service@ofx.com

Business Development/Partnerships

corporatenorthamerica@ofx.com

San Francisco Office Address

OFX
49 Stevenson Street
13th Floor
San Francisco, CA
94105 USA