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Money exchange in Pakistan

The Pakistani rupee (abbreviated as PKR) has been the official currency of Pakistan since 1948. 

There are 5 coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 50 rupees. And 8 banknotes: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000, 5000

Bringing in of foreign currencies is permitted without any limit. A passenger can bring any amount of any foreign currency to Pakistan. Taking out foreign currencies is permitted up to US $ 10,000 un-conditionally.

Taking out Pakistan currency exceeding Rs. 3,000 is not permitted and in case of departing for India a maximum of Rs. 500 is permitted.