Congolese Currency

Travelling to Congo and needs to know the name of the Congolese money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $1 US dollars in Congolese currency?

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


Congolese Currency Exchange Rate Today

Congo Money

  • The local money used in Congo is Franc.

  • The currency symbol of the Congolese money is FC.

  • The Congolese currency code is CDF.

  • The Franc Notes: The Congolese currency notes are made up of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 francs.

  • The Franc Coins: 1 Franc is made up of 100 Centimes. Congolese Centime Coins go from 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 centimes.

What is the best currency to use in Congo? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Congolese money and use the local Franc as it is accepted everywhere in Congo. 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.

Can I use my credit cards in Congo? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Congo (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 Franc to US Dollars?

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

It’s wise to check the today's money exchange rate for US Dollar to Congolese Franc before ordering the Franc you require for your up coming 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.

It’s important to ask for the the today's money exchange rate for British Pound to Congolese Franc before ordering the Franc you require for your next trip from British Pound to Franc Exchange Rate Today.