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Guinea - Guinean Franc - Currency Guide


Foreign exchange guide to Guinea and the Guinean Franc (GNF)


GNF News, Forecasts and Trends

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

Recent USD to GNF 90-day trend
USD/GNF at 9615 was trading 1% above AVG:9518.14 with LO:9386.94 and HI:9639.66 (90 days). There are no current rate alerts.

US Dollar to Guinean Franc - Historical Rates

USD/GNF historic rateChange to 03-JulPeriod
9596.0000  26 Jun 20200.3% ▲1 Week
9552.0483  03 Jun 20200.7% ▲30 Days
9415.0000  04 Apr 20202.2% ▲90 Days
9167.0304  04 Jul 20194.9% ▲1 Year
7422.5672  05 Jul 201529.6% ▲5 Years
5012.8782  06 Jul 201091.9% ▲10 Years
USD/GNF 10 year historic rates & changes to 03-Jul-2020 : 9620.0000

U$1,000 USD
FG9,615,000 GNF

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


US Dollar to Guinean Franc - Quick Conversions

U$ 1 FG 9,615
U$ 5 FG 48,075
U$ 10 FG 96,150
U$ 20 FG 192,300
U$ 50 FG 480,750
U$ 100 FG 961,500
U$ 250 FG 2,403,750
U$ 500 FG 4,807,500
U$ 1,000 FG 9,615,000
U$ 2,000 FG 19,230,000
U$ 5,000 FG 48,075,000
U$ 10,000 FG 96,150,000
U$ 50,000 FG 480,750,000
U$ 100,000 FG 961,500,000
More amounts
U$ 0.0001 FG 1
U$ 0.0005 FG 5
U$ 0.0010 FG 10
U$ 0.0021 FG 20
U$ 0.0052 FG 50
U$ 0.0104 FG 100
U$ 0.0260 FG 250
U$ 0.0520 FG 500
U$ 0.1040 FG 1,000
U$ 0.2080 FG 2,000
U$ 0.5200 FG 5,000
U$ 1.0400 FG 10,000
U$ 5.2000 FG 50,000
U$ 10.40 FG 100,000
More amounts

Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Guinea?

The domestic currency in Guinea is the Guinean Franc.

What is the Guinean Franc currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Guinean Franc is GNF — symbol is FG.

Which countries use the Guinean Franc?

It is the domestic currency in    Guinea.

Is the Guinean Franc a closed currency?

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


Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Guinea

Travel money for Guinea

Save money and time by Ordering your Guinean Franc online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the GNF 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 Guinean Franc otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


Sending money to Guinea

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Guinea you need to start with finding out the latest Guinean 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 Guinea

When sending money to Guinea 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 Guinean 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 GNF amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Guinea.

Use the above Send to Guinean 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 Guinean Franc deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

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