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Foreign Exchange Guide to Ivory Coast

Read this currency guide to Ivory Coast with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/XOF=583.8046]

Ivory Coast
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West African Franc
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Ivory Coast, the West African Franc currency plus XOF transfers and travel tips.

In this Ivory Coast currency guide we take a look at :

  1. West African Franc info - general info about the West African Franc
  2. West African Franc in the markets - recent XOF moves and predictions from the FX markets
  3. Travelling in Ivory Coast - currency & money saving tips
  4. Buying West African Franc cash online - travel money for Ivory Coast
  5. Sending money to Ivory Coast - save on West African Franc bank transfers to Ivory Coast
  6. West African Franc exchange rates - latest & historic exchange rates.

West African Franc (XOF) general currency information

What is the West African Franc currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the West African Franc is XOF.

Which countries use the West African Franc?

It is the domestic currency in Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo.

West African Franc (XOF) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to XOF exchange rate for the previous 3 months with rate alerts for days when the exchange rate moved up or down significantly or for 30 day highs and lows.

USD-XOF 3 Month chart
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USDXOF currency converter

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Ivory Coast


Travel money for Ivory Coast


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


Ivory Coast Trip Checklist    

  1. Compare XOF travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to Ivory Coast

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

When sending money to Ivory Coast 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 West African 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 XOF amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Ivory Coast.

Use our Send to XOF 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 West African Franc deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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XOF/USD - West African Franc to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.0017101 Week
15 Mar 20190.0017281 Month
16 Oct 20180.0017656 Months
14 Apr 20180.0018811 Year
14 Apr 20170.0016192 Years
15 Apr 20140.0021045 Years
16 Apr 20090.00201010 Years

XOF/EUR - West African Franc to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.0015241 Week
15 Mar 20190.0015241 Month
16 Oct 20180.0015246 Months
14 Apr 20180.0015241 Year
14 Apr 20170.0015252 Years
15 Apr 20140.0015235 Years
16 Apr 20090.00152510 Years

XOF/GBP - West African Franc to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.0013121 Week
15 Mar 20190.0012981 Month
16 Oct 20180.0013386 Months
14 Apr 20180.0013211 Year
14 Apr 20170.0012932 Years
15 Apr 20140.0012585 Years
16 Apr 20090.00134810 Years

XOF/JPY - West African Franc to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.19111 Week
15 Mar 20190.19251 Month
16 Oct 20180.19836 Months
14 Apr 20180.20191 Year
14 Apr 20170.17582 Years
15 Apr 20140.21425 Years
16 Apr 20090.199310 Years

XOF/AUD - West African Franc to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.0024091 Week
15 Mar 20190.0024371 Month
16 Oct 20180.0024726 Months
14 Apr 20180.0024231 Year
14 Apr 20170.0021362 Years
15 Apr 20140.0022495 Years
16 Apr 20090.00279310 Years

XOF/CAD - West African Franc to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.0022871 Week
15 Mar 20190.0023051 Month
16 Oct 20180.0022836 Months
14 Apr 20180.0023731 Year
14 Apr 20170.0021582 Years
15 Apr 20140.0023105 Years
16 Apr 20090.00242510 Years

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