Congolese Currency

Visiting Congo and wants to know the name of the Congolese money unit or just want to know how much is $1000 American dollars in Congolese currency?

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


Congolese Currency Exchange Rate Today

Congo Money

  • The official 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? Naturally 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 Stirling 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 Congo? Popular 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?

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

It’s important to check the latest money exchange rate for US Dollar to Congolese Franc before ordering the Franc you need 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 days by the minute.

Therefore it's wise to ask for the the current currency exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Congolese Franc before ordering the Franc you need for your up coming trip at Stirling Pound to Franc Exchange Rate Today.