Senegalese Currency

Travelling to Senegal and wants to know the name of the Senegalese money unit or just need to know how much is $50 US dollars in Senegalese currency?

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


Senegalese Currency Exchange Rate Today

Senegal Money

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

  • The currency symbol of the Senegalese money is CFA.

  • The Senegalese currency code is XOF.

  • The West African CFA Franc Notes: The Senegalese 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. Senegalese Centime Coins go from 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 500 francs.

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

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

Therefore it's wise to check out the today's currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Senegalese West African CFA Franc before ordering the West African CFA Franc you need for your next trip from American Dollar to West African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.

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

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

Therefore it's important to check out the today's money exchange rate for British Pound to Senegalese West African CFA Franc before purchasing the West African CFA Franc you need for your next trip from Stirling Pound to West African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.