Democratic Republic Of The Congo Currency


The official currency is the Congolese Franc (CDF). Credit cards and ATM facilities are very limited and usually only in Kinshasa. It is best to take US dollars in hard currency. Banks are closed on weekends and credit cards cannot be used to obtain cash advances. The Congolese economy is highly unstable, therefore currency denominations and exchange rates can change at short notice.

Currency Exchange Rates

Democratic Republic of the Congo CDF 100 CDF 1,000 CDF 10,000 CDF 100,000 CDF 1,000,000
Australia AUD 0.10 AUD 0.96 AUD 9.57 AUD 95.66 AUD 956.64
Canada CAD 0.10 CAD 0.97 CAD 9.66 CAD 96.65 CAD 966.45
Ireland EUR 0.06 EUR 0.64 EUR 6.38 EUR 63.80 EUR 638.00
New Zealand NZD 0.10 NZD 1.02 NZD 10.18 NZD 101.80 NZD 1,018.04
South Africa ZAR 0.92 ZAR 9.24 ZAR 92.37 ZAR 923.75 ZAR 9,237.47
United Kingdom GBP 0.06 GBP 0.55 GBP 5.52 GBP 55.18 GBP 551.80
United States of America USD 0.07 USD 0.72 USD 7.17 USD 71.65 USD 716.53

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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