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    Guinea - Guinean franc - Currency Guide


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

    What's in this Guinea currency guide?

    1. USD/GNF trend
    2. Forecasts
    3. Travel Guinea
    4. Spending GNF
    5. Send to Guinea

    USD/GNF Trend (90-day)

    USD to GNF at 9664 has fallen 1.1% below its 90-day average, range 9664-9850.

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

    USD to GNF Currency Trend Chart

    US dollar to Guinean franc - Historical Rates

    USD/GNF wasChangePeriod
    04 Oct 2021
    0.6% 2 Weeks
    20 Jul 2021
    1.2% 90 Days
    18 Oct 2020
    1% 1 Year
    19 Oct 2016
    6.9% 5 Years
    21 Oct 2011
    41.3% 10 Years
    23 Oct 2001
    378.2% 20 Years
    USD/GNF change over periods to 18-Oct-2021

    $10,000 USD
    FG96,643,249 GNF

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

    USD to GNF - Quick Amounts

    Sell USD   →   Buy GNF
    $ 1 FG 9,664
    $ 5 FG 48,322
    $ 10 FG 96,643
    $ 20 FG 193,286
    $ 50 FG 483,215
    $ 100 FG 966,430
    $ 250 FG 2,416,075
    $ 500 FG 4,832,150
    $ 1,000 FG 9,664,300
    $ 2,000 FG 19,328,600
    $ 5,000 FG 48,321,500
    $ 10,000 FG 96,643,000
    $ 20,000 FG 193,286,000
    $ 50,000 FG 483,215,000
    $ 100,000 FG 966,430,000
    $ 0.0001 FG 1
    $ 0.0005 FG 5
    $ 0.0010 FG 10
    $ 0.0021 FG 20
    $ 0.0052 FG 50
    $ 0.0103 FG 100
    $ 0.0258 FG 250
    $ 0.0515 FG 500
    $ 0.1030 FG 1,000
    $ 0.2060 FG 2,000
    $ 0.5150 FG 5,000
    $ 1.0300 FG 10,000
    $ 2.0600 FG 20,000
    $ 5.1500 FG 50,000
    $ 10.30 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.


    Send Money to Guinea - Best Rates

    To get a good (and fair) exchange rate when sending money to Guinea 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 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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