Djibouti - Djiboutian Franc - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Djibouti, the Djiboutian Franc currency plus sending (DJF) transfers and travel tips for Djibouti.

Country CodeDJ
Domestic Currency Djiboutian Franc
Currency SymbolFdj
Currency CodeDJF
Exchange RateUSD/DJF = 178
Telephone Prefix+253

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Djiboutian Franc



U$ 1
Fdj 178.00
U$ 5
Fdj 890.00
U$ 10
Fdj 1,780
U$ 20
Fdj 3,560
U$ 50
Fdj 8,900
U$ 100
Fdj 17,800
U$ 250
Fdj 44,500
U$ 500
Fdj 89,000
U$ 1,000
Fdj 178,000
U$ 2,000
Fdj 356,000
U$ 5,000
Fdj 890,000
U$ 10,000
Fdj 1,780,000
U$ 50,000
Fdj 8,900,000
U$ 100,000
Fdj 17,800,000
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U$ 0.0056
Fdj 1
U$ 0.0281
Fdj 5
U$ 0.0562
Fdj 10
U$ 0.1124
Fdj 20
U$ 0.2809
Fdj 50
U$ 0.5618
Fdj 100
U$ 1.4045
Fdj 250
U$ 2.8090
Fdj 500
U$ 5.6180
Fdj 1,000
U$ 11.24
Fdj 2,000
U$ 28.09
Fdj 5,000
U$ 56.18
Fdj 10,000
U$ 280.90
Fdj 50,000
U$ 561.80
Fdj 100,000
More amounts

To calculate specific USD/DJF amounts use our Convert USD to DJF quick calculator.

Djibouti Currency Info

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.

How much is U$100 US Dollars in Djiboutian Franc?

U$ 100 converts to Fdj 17,800

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?

Djiboutian Franc (DJF) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to DJF exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

USD/DJF at 178 was trading near the 90-day average 178.02 with a range 178 to 178.5. ALERT: USD/DJF has dropped to 90-DAY LOWS.
25-FEB 5PM-NY 10PM-LON | 26-Feb 9AM-SYD

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.


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  1. Compare DJF travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
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Sending money to Djibouti

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Djibouti you need to start with finding out the latest Djiboutian Franc foreign-transfer exchange 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 here).

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 our 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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Djiboutian Franc to US Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00561623 Feb 2020
7 Day0.00561817 Feb 2020
30 Day0.00561625 Jan 2020
3 Month0.00561626 Nov 2019
1 Year0.00561824 Feb 2019
5 Year0.00560525 Feb 2015
10 Year0.00562726 Feb 2010

Djiboutian Franc to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00518223 Feb 2020
7 Day0.00518317 Feb 2020
30 Day0.00509425 Jan 2020
3 Month0.00509526 Nov 2019
1 Year0.00495324 Feb 2019
5 Year0.00493325 Feb 2015
10 Year0.00413126 Feb 2010

Djiboutian Franc to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.00433623 Feb 2020
7 Day0.00432017 Feb 2020
30 Day0.00429625 Jan 2020
3 Month0.00436726 Nov 2019
1 Year0.00430024 Feb 2019
5 Year0.00361025 Feb 2015
10 Year0.00369526 Feb 2010

Djiboutian Franc to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00850323 Feb 2020
7 Day0.00837317 Feb 2020
30 Day0.00822525 Jan 2020
3 Month0.00827526 Nov 2019
1 Year0.00785024 Feb 2019
5 Year0.00710925 Feb 2015
10 Year0.00629226 Feb 2010

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