Best Money Changers and Foreign Exchange Dealers in Metro Manila

These are the best money changers and foreign exchange dealers in Metro Manila, based on my own experience and the experiences of people commenting on online forums and blogs.

The Five Money Changers and Foreign Exchange Dealers Recommended by Many People:

CZARINA FOREIGN EXCHANGE updated March 26, 2018

MAKATI
Glorietta 1, 3rd Floor, Space 3-077
Ayala Center
Everyday: 10am to 7pm

Makati Cinema Square, Pasong Tamo
Upper Ground Floor, Unit 15
Mon to Fri only: 10am to 6pm
Closed Sat, Sun and holidays

Liberty Center Building
Ground Floor, Unit 103
104 H.V. De La Costa cor San Agustin St
Salcedo Village
Mon to Fri only: 10am to 6pm
Closed Sat, Sun and holidays

Easton Place, Ground Floor
Valero cor V.A. Rufino
Salcedo Village
Mon to Fri only: 10am to 6pm
Closed Sat, Sun and holidays

Prince Plaza II, Unit G7
Dela Rosa St., Legazpi Village
Mon to Fri only: 10am to 6pm
Closed Sat, Sun and holidays

Picasso Residences, Ground Floor
L.P. Leviste St.
Salcedo Village
Mon to Fri only: 10am to 6pm
Closed Sat, Sun and holidays

ALABANG
Alabang Town Center, Ground Floor
Alabang-Zapote Road parking lot entrance
After entry, to your right
Everyday: 10am to 7pm

BAGUIO CITY
Pines Arcade Bldg., Ground Floor
No. 12 Session Road
Everyday: 8:30am to 6pm

CAINTA
Q Plaza Commercial Complex, Space GS28-29
Felix Ave cor. Marcos Highway
Everyday: 10am to 7pm


QUEZON CITY
New Farmer’s Plaza, Ground Floor
Gen. Roxas St., Araneta Center
Mon to Sat: 10am to 7pm
Sun: 10am to 6pm

Ever-Gotesco Mall, Lower Ground Floor
Commonwealth Avenue
Everyday: 10am to 8pm

Ali Mall, Lower Ground Floor, Unit LG018
Araneta Center, Cubao
Mon to Fri: 10am to 8pm

Ayala Mall, Fairview Terraces (across SM Fairview)
Ground Floor Space L029B
Quirino Highway, corner Maligaya Drive
Barangay Pasong Putik, Novaliches
Mon to Sat: 10am to 7pm

Robinson’s Magnolia, New Manila, Unit 03374 Level 3
Aurora Blvd cor Doña Hemady & N. Domingo Street
Everyday: 10am to 7pm

PASIG
Estancia Mall Capitol Commons, Lower Floor, Unit B1-003
Meralco Avenue corner Shaw Blvd.
Everyday: 10am to 7pm

TAGUIG
Uptown Mall, Lower Ground 2, Unit B 201
9th Avenue 36th Street, BGC
Mon to Sat: 10am to 7pm

SANRY’S MONEY EXCHANGE
– Glorietta 1, Ayala Center, Makati
– Park Square 1, Ayala Center, Makati
– Greenbelt 1, Ayala Center, Makati
– The Link Ayala, Ayala Ave, Makati
– A. Venue Mall, Makati Ave cor Valdez, Makati
– Market! Market! Fort Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
– Guadalupe Commercial Complex, Edsa, Guadalupe, Makati
– Cash & Carry, South Superhighway, Makati
– V-Mall, Greenhills, San Juan
– Unimart Shpping Center, Greenhills, San Juan
– Robinsons Galleria, EDSA cor. Ortigas, QC
– Trinoma Mall, North Ave, QC
– Metro Point Mall, Edsa corner Taft, Pasay City

MOROMAX MONEY CHANGER
— customers say Moromax offers the same rate for smaller bills
– Level 1, Robinsons Place, Ermita, Manila
– Manila Ocean Park, Manila
– Highrise Pacific Star Bldg., Makati Ave cor Gil Puyat Ave, Makati
– Robinsons Metro East, Marcos Highway, Pasig City
– Robinsons Place, Junction, cainta
– Robinsons Galleria, Edsa cor Ortigas, QC
– Farmers Plaza, Araneta Center, Cubao, QC
– Ever Gotesco Mall, Commonwealth Ave., QC
– 139 Mother Ignacia St, South Triangle 4, QC
– Ever Ortigas, Ortigas Extension, Santa Lucia, Pasig
– Ever Plaza Grand Central, Grace Park, Caloocan City

EDZEN MONEY CHANGER
1151 Mabini Street, near corner Salas Street
Ermita
– only one branch, so the line is usually long
– walking distance from Robinsons Place Ermita 

TIVOLI MONEY CHANGER
– 1517 Mabini St., Ermita
– Level 2 Eton Centris Station, Quezon Avenue, QC
– 2nd Floor, Trinoma, QC

Other Money Changers Recommended by Some People:

Naila’s Money Changer
1741 Mabini St., Malate
– You can ask questions via chat at nailasmoneychanger.com
– If you need foreign currencies, usually Naila’s have these currencies available; call in advance for faster service

Sheeha Money Changer
– along Mabini St., Ermita, near Edzen

Al-Fhatra Money Changer
1221 M H Del Pilar St., Ermita, City of Manila, Metro Manila
– near Duck Inn

Sarah-Ashley Money Changer
487 UN Avenue, Ermita, Manila

Moonlight Money Changer
74-A Mabini, Ermita

Euro Dollar Money Changer
Ground Floor, B2 Sunrise Center, 488 Pablo de Ocampo, Malate

Money Changer at METRO Supermarket
(Beside Bayad Center, Customer Service and Smart)
Alabang Town Center, Alabang-Zapote Road
(Some of the times, the rates are competitive with Czarina, other times their rates are lower)


New discovery!
Money Changer at the 4th Floor of Southwoods Mall in Binan, Laguna
When the US dollar-peso rate was much less than 53 pesos in many exchange shops, their rate was
1 US dollar = 53 pesos.

For big amounts of money, go to money changers inside malls that also have banks or cash deposit machines operating inside the malls. After getting your peso bills, you can just walk several steps towards these banks or cash deposit machines and deposit your money.

Some of the banks that operate inside malls are:
BDO and China Bank (SM malls)
BPI (Ayala malls and some SM malls)
Robinsons Bank (Robinsons malls)
EastWest (Festival Mall).
BPI has cash deposit machines at Ayala malls and at some SM malls.

Note:  These money changers might have other branches not listed.


NOTE: Many money changers now require you to present at least 1 valid ID and fill up personal data forms.  Some even require at least 2 valid IDs from new customers.
Obviously, this new procedure arose from the recent Bangladesh Bank heist, in which US$81 million was stolen from the bank through wire transfer and was laundered through RCBC Bank and money changer PhilRem.


For those in the Alabang, Muntinlupa area, here’s a list of the
Best Money Changers in Alabang, Muntinlupa 
Best Money Changers in Metro Manila 
Sanry’s Money Changer Branches in Metro Manila 
Czarina Money Changer Branches in Metro Manila  
100 Baisa to Peso
Old One-Million Turkish Lira to Peso

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  1. I searched online for the best money changers… Thanks for compiling this list. Very useful! 😀 God bless po! -Nikki

  2. This is really helpful. Thank you very much! 🙂

  3. thanks a lot, so useful 🙂

  4. Do know money changer for oman baisa?

    1. Money changer for Oman Baisa:
      There's no money changer changing baisa in the Philippines because 100 baisa is only one-tenth of 1 Omani rial.
      Here's more info on 100 baisa to peso

  5. mgknu po ang pal8 ng barain dinar coins!?

    1. Hi Nogielyn: Sa Facebook page ng Ans Money Changer sa Quintos St., Malate, Manila, ang palitan as of last April 2016 was Bahrain fils x .05. Kung meron kang 100 Bahrain fils, ang palit is 100 fils x .05 = 5 pesos.
      Less than kalahati ang palitan ng Bahrain coins compared sa Bahrain dinar. Ang isang Bahrain dinar is equal to 1,000 Bahrain fils. Fils ang tawag sa coins nila.

  6. Hi. may limit po ba sila when exchanging dollars? If so, ano po pinakamaliit na rate e.g in other money exchange outside the mall they require at least 100$ para maipapalit.

    1. Hi cookie cuks, wala namang limit sa mga money changers na pinupuntahan ko. Magtanong-tanong ka lang. Pero some money changers, mas mababa ang palitan kapag lower bills. Sa Czarina dito sa Alabang Town Center, pareho ang exchange rate for $100 or lower bills.

    2. Hi mam nora..saang money changer po tumatanggap ng 5000 ghana cedis notes

    3. Hi maam..saang money changer tumatanggap ng 5k ghana cedis?thanks

  7. Hi. Any money changer changing Sudanese Pounds in Manila? Thx

  8. Hello po..saang money changer tumatanggap ng 5k ghana cedis..thanks

  9. Hi po..saan po money changer tumatanggap ng 5000 ghana cedis?

  10. Hi saan po pwede mag papalit ng dollor na may kaunting kaunting punit lng at may maliit na ink na red sa may bandang itaas ng dollor

    1. Hi Richard, try mo sa mga maliliit na money changers. Yong mga malalaking money changers, mapili sila.

  11. Hi! Pag napapalit po ba ng euro to peso, pwede po ba ibigay pati euro coins?

    1. Hi Joanna, maraming money changers lalo na yong mga popular/bigger money changers ay hindi tumatanggap ng coins, pero merong tumatanggap. Tanungin mo na lang muna bago ka magpapalit. Pag matiempo ka na lang sa Ermita/Malate, Manila, tanungin mo mga money changers don.

  12. gusto ko na bumili ng GBP. aalis na ako friday..san ba maganda ang rate? hehehe

    1. Hi MyKwentongX: Maraming bumibili ng foreign currency sa Czarina at Sanry's, so most likely, mas okay ang rate nila.

    2. Argentina money po nagpapalit po ba sila

  13. Magpapapalit po ako ng Argentina money to php. Meron po ba .

  14. Hello. Nagbebenta po ba ng US dollars ang sanry's sa trinoma? Magpapapalit po sana PHP into USD. Thank you!

  15. Miss nora alam niyo po ba saan pwedeng magpa palit ng nuevo sol?

    1. Hi Kim: Sa Nailas Money Changer sa 1741 Mabini St., Malate. Merong nuevo sol sa currency list nila. Yong mga ibang money changers doon, malamang nagpapalit din sila.

    2. hi mam..where can i exchange dirham money here in the philippines..tnx much

  16. mam brazilian real tumtanggap po kya cla tnx…

    1. Ang Naila's Money Changer nagpapalit sila ng brazilian real. Small bills only daw, sabi ng website nila.

    2. Mam nora naghahanap po kasi ko kung san pwďe magpapalit ng lumang pera ng brazilian real san po kaya pwde salamat po

  17. Good eve did u exhange ruble currency? Russia origin to php?

  18. San po pwede magpapalit ng Russian Ruble?

  19. Somebody pls tell me were can I change my Qatar riyal to peso..tnx

  20. Saan pwede magpapalit ng Maldivian Rufiyaa? saang money changer pwede?

  21. hi san po pwde magpapalit ng cedis ghana to peso ? please need help. thanks/

  22. Hi do you know where to exchange money from Brasil to ph po?

  23. Hi Mam Nora, san po maganda magpapalit ng peso to hongkong dollar? Thank you in advance ��

  24. Las Pinas money changer. Feel free to inquire. Message us on facebook. Lenivee's Money Changer.

  25. san po pde magpalit ng india rupee

  26. hello, san po pwede magpapalit ng czech koruna?

  27. meron po akong kingdom of bahrain 100 coin sN ko po ito maipapapalit into peso?and magkano po ang exchange rate?

  28. Hi saan po pwede mag papalit ng dollar na may kaunting kaunting punit lng sa may bandang itaas ng dollar

  29. I like any good efforts .

  30. thanks for sharing good knowledge

  31. sherwin insigne

    Goodafternoon po..san po b pwede palitan lumang hongkong dollars..meon po kaya pwede…

  32. ask ko lang po if nagpapalit kayo ng swiss franc coins.. i have around 190SF coins

  33. Hi gusto ko lang po mag share ng experience ko sa inattendan ko na seminar libre po sya at talagang maraming matutunan tungkol sa Forex trading dito sa pilipinas. Kahit sa maliit na investment lang po ay malaki na ang maari nyong kitain dahil matututo po kayo kung paano din maging successful sa larangan ng forex trading dito sa ating bansa.

  34. taga binangonan rizal po ako and i have 100 dollar bill ang series ay 1928 at ang pakaka basa ko sa google its expensive . sino or san po kaya ako makaka kita ng interesadong bilhin ito? salamat po sa sasagot

  35. mam pwede po ba ako mag papalit ng piso sa dollars ?

    1. Hi Danah, sorry for very late reply. Yes, puede kang bumili ng dollars using your peso. Puede kang bumili sa money changers. Bring your IDs. Kung meron kang account sa bank, puede kang bumili sa bank where you have an account.

  36. Hello i have 9 pcs 100 bahrain coins . Saan po kaya pwede ito mapapalitan ? Plss i need imformation

  37. hello maam good day meron po aku 100 coin of bahrain saan po ba pwdeng papalitan.at magkano po tlga ang value.?

    1. As of today, 1 Bahrain dinar is 130 pesos, based sa website ng Nailas Money Changer. Ang isang Bahrain dinar = sampu na 100 fils (100 coin), so malamang na ang 100 coin is around 13 pesos. Usually, hindi nagpapalit ang mga money changers ng coins, pero kung mapadaan ka sa Ermita o Malate, magtanong ka rin.

  38. Mam San po pwd magpapalit ng Brazil real?

    1. Sa Nailas Money Changer sa Malate at malamang sa iba ring money changers doon: Brazil Real (small bill only) Real= 6 pesos

  39. may ngtip po saken sa hotel ng papua new guinea coins.dalawang 20t at isang 50t?pede ba ito ipapalit?

    1. Hi ken, sorry, malamang walang money changer ang ngpapalit ng Papua New Guinea coins. Yong bills ng Papua New Guinea ay pinapalitan, nakita ko sa website ng Nailas Money Changer.

  40. pwede pa magpapalit dto ng 100 fils coin ng bahrain ?

    1. Hi chino, ang alam ko, walang nagpapalit ng coins sa atin, kasi hindi sila kikita. Iba ito sa mga coins for collectors. Ang 1 Bahrain dinar is equal to sampu na 100 fils na coin, so kung 130 pesos ang 1 Bahrain dinar, ang kapalit dapat ng 100 fils na coin ay 13 pesos, kaya nga lang walang nagpapalit, pero tanungin mo rin sa money changer na malapit sa inyo.

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