Congolese Currency

Travelling to Republic of Congo and needs to know the name of the Congolese money unit or just need to know how much is $1 US dollars in Congolese currency?

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


Congolese Currency Exchange Rate Today

Republic of Congo Money

  • The official money used in Republic of Congo is Central African CFA Franc.

  • The currency symbol of the Congolese money is FCFA.

  • The Congolese currency code is XAF.

  • The Central African CFA Franc Notes: The Congolese currency notes are made up of 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000 francs.

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

What is the best currency to use in Republic of Congo? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Congolese money and use the local Central African CFA Franc as it is accepted everywhere in Republic of 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 Republic of Congo? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Republic of 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 - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Central African CFA Franc to US Dollars?

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

Therefore it's wise to check the today's currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Congolese Central African CFA Franc before purchasing the Central African CFA Franc you need for your up coming trip from American Dollar to Central African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.

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

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

Therefore it's important to check out the today's currency exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Congolese Central African CFA Franc before buying the Central African CFA Franc you need for your up coming trip from Stirling Pound to Central African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.