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    Djibouti - Djiboutian franc - Currency Guide


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

    What's in this Djibouti currency guide?

    1. USD/DJF trend
    2. Forecasts
    3. Travel Djibouti
    4. Spending DJF
    5. Send to Djibouti

    USD/DJF Trend (90-day)

    USD to DJF at 178.4 is just above its 90-day average, range 177.8-178.7.

    The below interactive chart displays the USD/DJF trend and UP DOWN HIGH LOW alerts

    USD to DJF Currency Trend Chart

    US dollar to Djiboutian franc - Historical Rates

    USD/DJF wasChangePeriod
    05 Oct 2021
    0% 2 Weeks
    21 Jul 2021
    0% 90 Days
    19 Oct 2020
    0% 1 Year
    20 Oct 2016
    0.1% 5 Years
    22 Oct 2011
    0.2% 10 Years
    24 Oct 2001
    0.2% 20 Years
    USD/DJF change over periods to 19-Oct-2021

    $10,000 USD
    Fdj1,784,152 DJF

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

    USD to DJF - Quick Amounts

    Sell USD   →   Buy DJF
    $ 1 Fdj 178.42
    $ 5 Fdj 892.10
    $ 10 Fdj 1,784
    $ 20 Fdj 3,568
    $ 50 Fdj 8,921
    $ 100 Fdj 17,842
    $ 250 Fdj 44,605
    $ 500 Fdj 89,210
    $ 1,000 Fdj 178,420
    $ 2,000 Fdj 356,840
    $ 5,000 Fdj 892,100
    $ 10,000 Fdj 1,784,200
    $ 20,000 Fdj 3,568,400
    $ 50,000 Fdj 8,921,000
    $ 100,000 Fdj 17,842,000
    $ 0.0056 Fdj 1
    $ 0.0280 Fdj 5
    $ 0.0561 Fdj 10
    $ 0.1121 Fdj 20
    $ 0.2803 Fdj 50
    $ 0.5605 Fdj 100
    $ 1.4013 Fdj 250
    $ 2.8025 Fdj 500
    $ 5.6050 Fdj 1,000
    $ 11.21 Fdj 2,000
    $ 28.03 Fdj 5,000
    $ 56.05 Fdj 10,000
    $ 112.10 Fdj 20,000
    $ 280.25 Fdj 50,000
    $ 560.50 Fdj 100,000

    More amounts


    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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