Official exchange rate

Latest fixing: 19.6.2019
Currency Buying rate Selling rate Mid rate
USD 126.02 126.62 126.32
GBP 158.56 159.34 158.95
CAD 94.13 94.69 94.41
DKK 18.895 19.005 18.95
NOK 14.416 14.5 14.458
SEK 13.193 13.271 13.232
CHF 126.23 126.93 126.58
JPY 1.1619 1.1687 1.1653
XDR 173.92 174.96 174.44
EUR 141.11 141.89 141.5
Fixing: 2019-06-19

The exchange rate of the Icelandic króna is determined in the foreign exchange market, which is open between 9:15 hrs. and 16:00 hrs. on weekdays. Once a day, the Central Bank of Iceland fixes the official exchange rate of the króna against foreign currencies, for use as a reference in official agreements, court cases, and other contracts between parties that do not specify another reference exchange rate; cf. Article 19 of the Act on the Central Bank of Iceland, and fixes the official exchange rate index at the same time. This is done between 10:45 hrs. and 11:00 hrs. each morning that regulated foreign exchange markets are in operation. Under extraordinary circumstances, the Central Bank may temporarily suspend its quotation of the exchange rate of the króna.

As of February 1, 2018, the Icelandic króna is again among the currencies for which the European Central Bank quotes a daily reference rate. The ECB had not quoted a rate for the króna since 2008. The foreign exchange reference rates of the ECB are available here

Exchange rates of other currencies can be found on a number of websites, including The Central Bank of Iceland cannot be held liable for information found on such websites or for use of such information; furthermore, the Bank wishes to remind the reader of the general disclaimer concerning the reliability of data on the internet, which can be found on the Copyright and disclaimer page on this website.

Information on currency exchange rates is also available in XML format.


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