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Djibouti - Djiboutian Franc - Currency Guide


Foreign exchange guide to Djibouti and the Djiboutian Franc (DJF)


DJF News, Forecasts and Trends

The below interactive chart shows the USD to DJF exchange rate, trend and recent alerts for the last 90 days.

Recent USD to DJF 90-day trend
USD/DJF at 178 was trading near AVG:178.03 with LO:177.98 and HI:178.16 (90 days). ALERT: USD/DJF dropped to 90-DAY LOWS.

US Dollar to Djiboutian Franc - Historical Rates

USD/DJF historic rateChange to 03-JulPeriod
178.0250  26 Jun 20200% ▼1 Week
178.0500  03 Jun 20200% ▼30 Days
178.0000  04 Apr 2020no change90 Days
178.0500  04 Jul 20190% ▼1 Year
177.4937  05 Jul 20150.3% ▲5 Years
177.7210  06 Jul 20100.2% ▲10 Years
USD/DJF 10 year historic rates & changes to 03-Jul-2020 : 178.0000

U$1,000 USD
Fdj178,000 DJF

Converted at USD/DJF wholesale exchange rate, compare foreign transfer and spend/travel exchange rates.


US Dollar to Djiboutian Franc - Quick Conversions

U$ 1 Fdj 178.00
U$ 5 Fdj 890.00
U$ 10 Fdj 1,780
U$ 20 Fdj 3,560
U$ 50 Fdj 8,900
U$ 100 Fdj 17,800
U$ 250 Fdj 44,500
U$ 500 Fdj 89,000
U$ 1,000 Fdj 178,000
U$ 2,000 Fdj 356,000
U$ 5,000 Fdj 890,000
U$ 10,000 Fdj 1,780,000
U$ 50,000 Fdj 8,900,000
U$ 100,000 Fdj 17,800,000
More amounts
U$ 0.0056 Fdj 1
U$ 0.0281 Fdj 5
U$ 0.0562 Fdj 10
U$ 0.1124 Fdj 20
U$ 0.2809 Fdj 50
U$ 0.5618 Fdj 100
U$ 1.4045 Fdj 250
U$ 2.8090 Fdj 500
U$ 5.6180 Fdj 1,000
U$ 11.24 Fdj 2,000
U$ 28.09 Fdj 5,000
U$ 56.18 Fdj 10,000
U$ 280.90 Fdj 50,000
U$ 561.80 Fdj 100,000
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Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Djibouti?

The domestic currency in Djibouti is the Djiboutian Franc.

What is the Djiboutian Franc currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Djiboutian Franc is DJF — symbol is Fdj.

Which countries use the Djiboutian Franc?

It is the domestic currency in    Djibouti.

Is the Djiboutian Franc a closed currency?

No, the Djiboutian Franc is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?


Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Djibouti

Travel money for Djibouti

Save money and time by Ordering your Djiboutian Franc online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the DJF cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in Djiboutian Franc otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


Sending money to Djibouti

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Djibouti you need to start with finding out the latest Djiboutian Franc exchange rate for foreign-transfers, which can be very different to the wholesale rate.

Then compare your bank's exchange rates to several licensed FX providers exchange rate and fees to see how much you can save - we make that calculation easy in the below table.

Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Djibouti

When sending money to Djibouti it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 4 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or Djiboutian Franc amount you want to transfer
  3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
  4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted DJF amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Djibouti.

Use the above Send to Djiboutian Franc calculator to compare the exchange rates of FX specialist providers rates versus your bank's standard rates you can hopefully save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more Djiboutian Franc deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

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