Sierra Leone - Sierra Leonean Leone - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Sierra Leone, the Sierra Leonean Leone currency plus sending (SLL) transfers and travel tips for Sierra Leone.

CountrySierra Leone
FlagSierra Leone
Country CodeSL
Domestic Currency Sierra Leonean Leone
Currency SymbolLe
Currency CodeSLL
Exchange RateUSD/SLL = 7603
Telephone Prefix+232

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Sierra Leonean Leone



U$ 1
Le 7,603
U$ 5
Le 38,015
U$ 10
Le 76,030
U$ 20
Le 152,060
U$ 50
Le 380,150
U$ 100
Le 760,300
U$ 250
Le 1,900,750
U$ 500
Le 3,801,500
U$ 1,000
Le 7,603,000
U$ 2,000
Le 15,206,000
U$ 5,000
Le 38,015,000
U$ 10,000
Le 76,030,000
U$ 50,000
Le 380,150,000
U$ 100,000
Le 760,300,000
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U$ 0.0001
Le 1
U$ 0.0007
Le 5
U$ 0.0013
Le 10
U$ 0.0026
Le 20
U$ 0.0066
Le 50
U$ 0.0132
Le 100
U$ 0.0330
Le 250
U$ 0.0660
Le 500
U$ 0.1320
Le 1,000
U$ 0.2640
Le 2,000
U$ 0.6600
Le 5,000
U$ 1.3200
Le 10,000
U$ 6.6000
Le 50,000
U$ 13.20
Le 100,000
More amounts

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

Sierra Leone Currency Info

Frequently Asked Questions

What currency should I use in Sierra Leone?

The domestic currency in Sierra Leone is the Sierra Leonean Leone.

What is the Sierra Leonean Leone currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Sierra Leonean Leone is SLL — symbol is Le.

How much is U$100 US Dollars in Sierra Leonean Leone?

U$ 100 converts to Le 760,300

Which countries use the Sierra Leonean Leone?

It is the domestic currency in Sierra Leone.

Is the Sierra Leonean Leone a closed currency?

No, the Sierra Leonean Leone is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?

Sierra Leonean Leone (SLL) in the markets

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

USD/SLL at 7603 was trading 0.8% above AVG:7543.53 with LO:7484.71 and HI:7607.17 (90 days). There are no current rate alerts.

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a country in West Africa, on the Atlantic Ocean. It’s known for the white-sand beaches lining the Freetown Peninsula. The capital city, Freetown, commemorates the nation’s slave-trade history with the Cotton Tree landmark and King’s Yard Gate. Both were known as places of refuge for returned slaves in the 18th and 19th centuries. Nearby Bunce Island was a key departure point during the slave trade.


Travel money for Sierra Leone

Save money and time by Ordering your Sierra Leonean Leone online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the SLL 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 Sierra Leonean Leone otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


Sierra Leone Trip Checklist    

  1. Compare SLL travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Search Hotel deals - Save on your accomodation in Sierra Leone
  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to Sierra Leone

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Sierra Leone you need to start with finding out the latest Sierra Leonean Leone 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 Sierra Leone

When sending money to Sierra Leone 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 Sierra Leonean Leone 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 SLL amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Sierra Leone.

Use our Send to Sierra Leonean Leone 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 Sierra Leonean Leone deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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Sierra Leonean Leone to US Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00013223 Mar 2020
7 Day0.00013217 Mar 2020
30 Day0.00013123 Feb 2020
3 Month0.00013425 Dec 2019
1 Year0.00011925 Mar 2019
5 Year0.00023026 Mar 2015
10 Year0.00025727 Mar 2010

Sierra Leonean Leone to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00012223 Mar 2020
7 Day0.00011917 Mar 2020
30 Day0.00012123 Feb 2020
3 Month0.00012025 Dec 2019
1 Year0.00010525 Mar 2019
5 Year0.00021226 Mar 2015
10 Year0.00019227 Mar 2010

Sierra Leonean Leone to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.00011323 Mar 2020
7 Day0.00010917 Mar 2020
30 Day0.00010223 Feb 2020
3 Month0.00010325 Dec 2019
1 Year0.00009025 Mar 2019
5 Year0.00015526 Mar 2015
10 Year0.00017327 Mar 2010

Sierra Leonean Leone to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00022423 Mar 2020
7 Day0.00022017 Mar 2020
30 Day0.00019923 Feb 2020
3 Month0.00019325 Dec 2019
1 Year0.00016725 Mar 2019
5 Year0.00029426 Mar 2015
10 Year0.00028427 Mar 2010

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