Ghanaian Currency

Going to Ghana and needs to know the name of the Ghanaian money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $5 US dollars in Ghanaian currency?

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


Ghanaian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Ghana Money

  • The local money used in Ghana is Cedi.

  • The currency symbol of the Ghanaian money is GH₵.

  • The Ghanaian currency code is GHS.

  • The Cedi Notes: The Ghanaian currency notes are made up of GH?1, 5, 10, 20, 50.

  • The Cedi Coins: 1 Cedi is made up of 100 Pesewas. Ghanaian Pesewa Coins go from 1, 5, 10, 20, 50Gp, GH?1.

What is the best currency to use in Ghana? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Ghanaian money and use the local Cedi as it is accepted everywhere in Ghana. 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 Ghana? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Ghana (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 Cedi to US Dollars?

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

Therefore it's important to ask for the the current money exchange rate for US Dollar to Ghanaian Cedi before purchasing the Cedi you need for your up coming trip at American Dollar to Cedi Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Cedi to British Pound?

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

It’s important to ask for the the latest money exchange rate for British Pound to Ghanaian Cedi before purchasing the Cedi you need for your up coming trip from British Pound to Cedi Exchange Rate Today.