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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 PEN to GNF exchange rate, trend and recent alerts for the last 90 days.

Recent PEN to GNF 90-day trend
60-DAY-LO 1-DAY0.8% (1d)
PEN/GNF at 2727.85 was trading 1.5% below AVG:2768.31 with LO:2699.01 and HI:2828.65 (90 days). There are no current rate alerts.

Peruvian Nuevo Sol to Guinean Franc - Historical Rates

PEN/GNF ratePeriod
30 Jun 2020 : 2724.36241 Week
07 Jun 2020 : 2777.428430 Days
08 Apr 2020 : 2820.533990 Days
08 Jul 2019 : 2787.68041 Year
09 Jul 2015 : 2303.00575 Years
10 Jul 2010 : 1666.648510 Years
PEN/GNF 10 year historic rates

S/.1,000 PEN
FG2,727,851 GNF

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


Peruvian Nuevo Sol to Guinean Franc - Quick Conversions

S/. 1 FG 2,728
S/. 5 FG 13,640
S/. 10 FG 27,279
S/. 20 FG 54,558
S/. 50 FG 136,395
S/. 100 FG 272,790
S/. 250 FG 681,975
S/. 500 FG 1,363,950
S/. 1,000 FG 2,727,900
S/. 2,000 FG 5,455,800
S/. 5,000 FG 13,639,500
S/. 10,000 FG 27,279,000
S/. 50,000 FG 136,395,000
S/. 100,000 FG 272,790,000
More amounts
S/. 0.0004 FG 1
S/. 0.0018 FG 5
S/. 0.0037 FG 10
S/. 0.0073 FG 20
S/. 0.0184 FG 50
S/. 0.0367 FG 100
S/. 0.0918 FG 250
S/. 0.1835 FG 500
S/. 0.3670 FG 1,000
S/. 0.7340 FG 2,000
S/. 1.8350 FG 5,000
S/. 3.6700 FG 10,000
S/. 18.35 FG 50,000
S/. 36.70 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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