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Djibouti - Djiboutian franc - Currency Guide


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


USD/DJF Trend (90-day)

USDDJF at 178.0 is near its 90-day average, range 177.1-178.9.
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Recent USD to DJF Trend + Alerts

The above interactive chart shows the USD/DJF Exchange Rate, Trends and Alerts - UP DOWN HIGH LOW


DJF News, Forecasts and Trends

US dollar to Djiboutian franc - Historical Rates

30 Apr 2021
0% ▲1 Week
07 Apr 2021
0% ▼30 Days
06 Feb 2021
no change90 Days
07 May 2020
0% ▼1 Year
08 May 2016
0.4% ▲5 Years
10 May 2011
0.2% ▲10 Years

USD/DJF 10 year historic rates & change to 07-May-2021 : 178.03


$10,000 USD
Fdj1,766,798 DJF

Converted at USD/DJF interbank rate, compare Send Money and Currency Exchange exchange rates.

US dollar to Djiboutian franc - Quick Convert

$ 1 Fdj 176.68
$ 5 Fdj 883.40
$ 10 Fdj 1,767
$ 20 Fdj 3,534
$ 50 Fdj 8,834
$ 100 Fdj 17,668
$ 250 Fdj 44,170
$ 500 Fdj 88,340
$ 1,000 Fdj 176,680
$ 2,000 Fdj 353,360
$ 5,000 Fdj 883,400
$ 10,000 Fdj 1,766,800
$ 50,000 Fdj 8,834,000
$ 100,000 Fdj 17,668,000
More amounts
$ 0.0057 Fdj 1
$ 0.0283 Fdj 5
$ 0.0566 Fdj 10
$ 0.1132 Fdj 20
$ 0.2830 Fdj 50
$ 0.5660 Fdj 100
$ 1.4150 Fdj 250
$ 2.8300 Fdj 500
$ 5.6600 Fdj 1,000
$ 11.32 Fdj 2,000
$ 28.30 Fdj 5,000
$ 56.60 Fdj 10,000
$ 283.00 Fdj 50,000
$ 566.00 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.


Send Money to Djibouti - Best Rates

To get a good (and fair) exchange rate when sending money to Djibouti you need to find and compare exchange rates for International Money Transfers (IMTs).

The available FX rates for sending money abroad can be very different to the mid-market (wholesale) rate which you see reported online and in the News.

You should especially compare your own bank's exchange rates to those available from Money Transfer specialists 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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