Burundian Currency

Travelling to Burundi and wants to know the name of the Burundian money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $100 American dollars in Burundian currency?

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


Burundian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Burundi Money

  • The official 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? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Burundian money and use the local Franc as it is accepted everywhere in Burundi. US 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 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?

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

Therefore it's wise to ask for the the latest currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Burundian Franc before buying the Franc you require for your next trip from American Dollar to Franc Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Franc to British Pound?

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

Therefore it's wise to ask for the the today's money exchange rate for British Pound to Burundian Franc before buying the Franc you need for your next trip at Stirling Pound to Franc Exchange Rate Today.