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How to add foreign suppliers with their corresponding currency

You can easily add a foreign supplier with the corresponding currency you pay them with in QuickBooks Online.

Note Multicurrency is only available in QuickBooks Online Essentials and Plus.

How to turn on the Multicurrency feature

The Multicurrency feature must be first enabled.

  1. Select the Gear icon on the Toolbar.

  2. Under Your Company, choose Account and Settings (or Company Settings).

  3. Select the Advanced tab.
  4. Select the edit (pencil) icon in the Currency section, then choose your Home Currency.
  5. Select the Multicurrency box to turn the feature on, then select Save.
Warning Once multicurrency is turned on, the home currency is set and cannot be changed.

How to add a foreign supplier in the supplier list

Here’s how to add a foreign supplier in the supplier list:

  1. From the left menu, select Expenses, then Suppliers.

  2. Select Add a supplier.

  3. Enter the supplier's name and other information.
  4. From the I pay this supplier with drop-down, select the appropriate currency. This is the currency that you use to pay for this suppliers products and services.
  5. Select Save.

How to add a foreign supplier in a form

Here's how to add a foreign supplier in a form:

  1. Select the Plus icon (+) on the Toolbar.

  2. Under Suppliers, select Bill.

  3. From the Supplier (Choose a supplier) drop-down, select Add new.
  4. Enter the supplier's name.
  5. From the Currency drop-down, select the appropriate currency.
  6. Select Save.

You're now able to add a foreign supplier in the supplier list or form.