Eritrean Currency

Travelling to Eritrea and needs to know the name of the Eritrean money unit or just need to know how much is $5 American dollars in Eritrean currency?

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


Eritrean Currency Exchange Rate Today

Eritrea Money

  • The official money used in Eritrea is Nakfa.

  • The currency symbol of the Eritrean money is Nfk.

  • The Eritrean currency code is ERN.

  • The Nakfa Notes: The Eritrean currency notes are made up of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 nakfa.

  • The Nakfa Coins: 1 Nakfa is made up of 100 Cents. Eritrean Cent Coins go from 1, 5, 10, 25, 50 cents, 1 nakfa.

What is the best currency to use in Eritrea? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Eritrean money and use the local Nakfa as it is accepted everywhere in Eritrea. American 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.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Eritrea? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within Eritrea (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 Nakfa to US Dollars?

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

Therefore it's wise to check the today's currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Eritrean Nakfa before ordering the Nakfa you require for your up coming trip at American Dollar to Nakfa Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Nakfa to Stirling Pound?

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

It’s wise to check the latest currency exchange rate for British Pound to Eritrean Nakfa before purchasing the Nakfa you require for your next trip from Stirling Pound to Nakfa Exchange Rate Today.