Money Advice for Djibouti

Local Currency

Djibouti Franc (DJF)

General Advice

The currency in Djibouti is the Djibouti Franc. Notes come in denominations of Djf10,000, 5,000, 2,000, 1,000 and 500 and coins come in denominations of Djf500, 100, 50, 20 and 10.

Money Exchange

Money can be exchanged at major banks and hotels or at bureaux de change. The bureaux de change tend to stay open all day.

ATM Availability

ATMs are not widely available. For more information check the Visa ATM locator, the MasterCard ATM locator or the American Express ATM locator for the addresses of ATMs around the world.

Credit Cards

Major establishments such as large hotels may accept credit cards but they are not a common method of payment, therefore, it is best to rely on cash.

Travellers Cheques

You are advised to take traveller’s cheques in US Dollars or Euros and Euro and Sterling cheques are not accepted unless marked as ‘External Account’ or ‘Pour Compte Etranger’.

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