Chadian Currency

Going on a trip to Chad and needs to know the name of the Chadian money unit or just want to know how much is $5 American dollars in Chadian currency?

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


Chadian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Chad Money

  • The local money used in Chad is Central African CFA Franc.

  • The currency symbol of the Chadian money is FCFA.

  • The Chadian currency code is XAF.

  • The Central African CFA Franc Notes: The Chadian 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. Chadian Centime Coins go from 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 500 francs.

What is the best currency to use in Chad? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Chadian money and use the local Central African CFA Franc as it is accepted everywhere in Chad. American dollars and other major currencies like Stirling 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 Chad? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within Chad (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?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always 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 Chadian Central African CFA Franc before buying the Central African CFA Franc you require 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 British Pound?

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

It’s important to check the today's currency exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Chadian Central African CFA Franc before purchasing the Central African CFA Franc you need for your next trip from Stirling Pound to Central African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.