Cameroonian Currency

Visiting Cameroon and wants to know the name of the Cameroonian money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $1000 US dollars in Cameroonian currency?

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


Cameroonian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Cameroon Money

  • The official money used in Cameroon is Central African CFA Franc.

  • The currency symbol of the Cameroonian money is FCFA.

  • The Cameroonian currency code is XAF.

  • The Central African CFA Franc Notes: The Cameroonian currency notes are made up of 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000 francs.

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

What is the best currency to use in Cameroon? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Cameroonian money and use the local Central African CFA Franc as it is accepted everywhere in Cameroon. US 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.

Can I use my credit cards in Cameroon? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Cameroon (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 Central African CFA Franc to US Dollars?

Foreign exchange rates 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 Cameroonian Central African CFA Franc before ordering the Central African CFA Franc you need for your next trip at American Dollar to Central African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.

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

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

It’s wise to ask for the the current money exchange rate for British Pound to Cameroonian Central African CFA Franc before ordering the Central African CFA Franc you require for your up coming trip from British Pound to Central African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.