Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR) Profile


The Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR) is the official currency of the Maldives. It is the legal tender used for all transactions within the country.


The Maldivian Rufiyaa was first introduced in 1981, replacing the Maldivian Rupee, following the establishment of the Republic of Maldives.

Before the Rufiyaa, various currencies were used in the Maldives, including the Indian Rupee and the Ceylonese Rupee during the British colonial period.

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