Burkinabe Currency

Travelling to Burkina Faso and wants to know the name of the Burkinabe money unit or just need to know how much is $100 US dollars in Burkinabe currency?

Use the links on this page to understand more about the local currency in Burkina Faso, currency symbol, notes and more.


Burkinabe Currency Exchange Rate Today

Burkina Faso Money

  • The local money used in Burkina Faso is West African CFA Franc.

  • The currency symbol of the Burkinabe money is CFA.

  • The Burkinabe currency code is XOF.

  • The West African CFA Franc Notes: The Burkinabe currency notes are made up of 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000 francs.

  • The West African CFA Franc Coins: 1 West African CFA Franc is made up of 100 Centimes. Burkinabe Centime Coins go from 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 500 francs.

What is the best currency to use in Burkina Faso? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Burkinabe money and use the local West African CFA Franc as it is accepted everywhere in Burkina Faso. American dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Swiss Franc are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Can I use my credit cards in Burkina Faso? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within Burkina Faso (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for West African CFA Franc to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most days minute by minute.

It’s important to check out the current money exchange rate for US Dollar to Burkinabe West African CFA Franc before ordering the West African CFA Franc you require for your next trip from American Dollar to West African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for West African CFA Franc to Stirling Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most days by the minute.

It’s wise to check out the latest money exchange rate for British Pound to Burkinabe West African CFA Franc before ordering the West African CFA Franc you need for your up coming trip from Stirling Pound to West African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.