Rwandan Currency

Visiting Rwanda and needs to know the name of the Rwandan money unit or just want to know how much is $1 US dollars in Rwandan currency?

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


Rwandan Currency Exchange Rate Today

Rwanda Money

  • The local money used in Rwanda is Franc.

  • The currency symbol of the Rwandan money is RF.

  • The Rwandan currency code is RWF.

  • The Franc Notes: The Rwandan currency notes are made up of 500, 1000, 2000, 5000 francs.

  • The Franc Coins: 1 Franc is made up of 100 Centimes. Rwandan Centime Coins go from 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 Francs.

What is the best currency to use in Rwanda? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Rwandan money and use the local Franc as it is accepted everywhere in Rwanda. US 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.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Rwanda? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Rwanda (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?

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

Therefore it's wise to check the today's money exchange rate for US Dollar to Rwandan Franc before buying the Franc you need for your next trip from American Dollar to Franc Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Franc to British Pound?

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

Therefore it's wise to check the today's money exchange rate for British Pound to Rwandan Franc before purchasing the Franc you need for your next trip at Stirling Pound to Franc Exchange Rate Today.