Burundian Currency

Visiting Burundi and needs to know the name of the Burundian money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $10 US dollars in Burundian currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local money in Burundi, currency symbol, notes and more.


Burundian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Burundi Money

  • The local money used in Burundi is Franc.

  • The currency symbol of the Burundian money is FBu.

  • The Burundian currency code is BIF.

  • The Franc Notes: The Burundian currency notes are made up of 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000 francs.

  • The Franc Coins: 1 Franc is made up of 100 Centimes. Burundian Centime Coins go from 1, 5, 10 francs.

What is the best currency to use in Burundi? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Burundian money and use the local Franc as it is accepted everywhere in Burundi. American dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Japanese Yen 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.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Burundi? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within Burundi (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 - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Franc to US Dollars?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most cases minute by minute.

It’s wise to check the today's currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Burundian Franc before purchasing the Franc you need for your next trip from American Dollar to Franc Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Franc to Stirling Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are always changing and in most cases minute by minute.

Therefore it's important to ask for the the current money exchange rate for British Pound to Burundian Franc before ordering the Franc you need for your next trip from British Pound to Franc Exchange Rate Today.