Nigerien Currency

Visiting Niger and needs to know the name of the Nigerien money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $1000 American dollars in Nigerien currency?

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


Nigerien Currency Exchange Rate Today

Niger Money

  • The official money used in Niger is West African CFA Franc.

  • The currency symbol of the Nigerien money is CFA.

  • The Nigerien currency code is XOF.

  • The West African CFA Franc Notes: The Nigerien currency notes are made up of 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000 francs.

  • The West African CFA Franc Coins: 1 West African CFA Franc is made up of 100 Centimes. Nigerien Centime Coins go from 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 500 francs.

What is the best currency to use in Niger? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Nigerien money and use the local West African CFA Franc as it is accepted everywhere in Niger. 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 Niger? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Niger (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 West African CFA Franc to US Dollars?

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

It’s wise to ask for the the latest currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Nigerien West African CFA Franc before purchasing the West African CFA Franc you need for your up coming trip from American Dollar to West African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for West African CFA Franc to Stirling Pound?

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

Therefore it's important to check out the today's currency exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Nigerien West African CFA Franc before buying the West African CFA Franc you need for your next trip at Stirling Pound to West African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.