Ivory Coast - West African Franc - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Ivory Coast, the West African Franc currency plus sending (XOF) transfers and travel tips for Ivory Coast.

 
 
CountryIvory Coast
FlagIvory Coast
Country CodeCI
Domestic Currency West African Franc
Currency Symbol
Currency CodeXOF
Exchange RateUSD/XOF = 604.73
Telephone Prefix+225

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to West African Franc

USD

XOF

U$ 1
604.73
U$ 5
3,024
U$ 10
6,047
U$ 20
12,095
U$ 50
30,237
U$ 100
60,473
U$ 250
151,183
U$ 500
302,365
U$ 1,000
604,730
U$ 2,000
1,209,460
U$ 5,000
3,023,650
U$ 10,000
6,047,300
U$ 50,000
30,236,500
U$ 100,000
60,473,000
More amounts

USD

XOF

U$ 0.0017
1
U$ 0.0083
5
U$ 0.0165
10
U$ 0.0331
20
U$ 0.0827
50
U$ 0.1654
100
U$ 0.4135
250
U$ 0.8270
500
U$ 1.6540
1,000
U$ 3.3080
2,000
U$ 8.2700
5,000
U$ 16.54
10,000
U$ 82.70
50,000
U$ 165.40
100,000
More amounts

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

Ivory Coast Currency Info


Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Ivory Coast?

The domestic currency in Ivory Coast is the West African Franc.

What is the West African Franc currency code and symbol?

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

How much is U$100 US Dollars in West African Franc?

U$ 100 converts to 60,473

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.

Is the West African Franc a closed currency?

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


West African Franc (XOF) in the markets

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

ALERT: 1-DAY ▼ 0.5% 🔔 |
USD/XOF at 604.78 was trading 1.9% above the 90-day average 593.76 with a range 584.61 to 607.94. ALERT: USD/XOF is DOWN 0.5% for 1-DAY.
21-Feb 5PM-NY 10PM-LON | 22-Feb 9AM-SYD

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 West African 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 West African Franc deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

 

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West African Franc to US Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodXOF/USDDate
1 Day0.00165217 Feb 2020
7 Day0.00166511 Feb 2020
30 Day0.00169119 Jan 2020
3 Month0.00168920 Nov 2019
1 Year0.00172418 Feb 2019
5 Year0.00173419 Feb 2015
10 Year0.00207320 Feb 2010

West African Franc to Euro - Historical Rates

PeriodXOF/EURDate
1 Day0.00152417 Feb 2020
7 Day0.00152411 Feb 2020
30 Day0.00152419 Jan 2020
3 Month0.00152420 Nov 2019
1 Year0.00152418 Feb 2019
5 Year0.00152619 Feb 2015
10 Year0.00152820 Feb 2010

West African Franc to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

PeriodXOF/GBPDate
1 Day0.00127017 Feb 2020
7 Day0.00128511 Feb 2020
30 Day0.00130019 Jan 2020
3 Month0.00130720 Nov 2019
1 Year0.00133418 Feb 2019
5 Year0.00112519 Feb 2015
10 Year0.00134320 Feb 2010

West African Franc to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodXOF/AUDDate
1 Day0.00246317 Feb 2020
7 Day0.00247811 Feb 2020
30 Day0.00245819 Jan 2020
3 Month0.00248420 Nov 2019
1 Year0.00241818 Feb 2019
5 Year0.00222519 Feb 2015
10 Year0.00231620 Feb 2010

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