Currency Code: MYR
Subunit: sen (1/100)
Coins: 5, 10, 20, 50 sen
Banknotes: RM1, RM2, RM5, RM10, RM50, RM100
Central bank: Bank Negara Malaysia
Mint: Royal Mint of Malaysia
The Malaysian currency is called Ringgit Malaysia and is denoted by
symbol RM. The ringgit, the currency of Malaysia, is unofficially
identified as the Malaysian dollar. With currency code of MYR (Malaysian
Ringgit), a Ringgit is divided into 100 sen (cents). Bank Negara
Malaysia issues ringgit in the country. Ringgit comes in, both notes and
In banknotes, the currency is denominated into RM 1, 2, 5, 10, 50 and
100. Regarding coinage, ringgit denominates into 5 sen, 10 sen, 20 sen
and 50 sen. The currency can be exchanged at RM3.80, against the U.S.
dollar. If you're carrying your currency, then you can exchange it at
various banks, big hotels and currency converters present all over the
country. Maximum cities have ATMs, which further add to travelers'
Permitted Currency Limits Prior to arrival or departure from Malaysia,
every traveler (including children) has to fill the Travellers
Declaration Form (TDF) despite of the amount of currency carried.
Permitted currency limits according to the Malaysian Government are