Comoros Currency

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Comoros Currency

Useful and important information when travelling to Comoros

What is Comoros' Currency called?

Comoros's currency is the Franc. Banknotes are in denominations of 500, 1000, 2000, 5000 and 10000 Francs. Coins come in denominations of 25, 50, 100 and 250 Francs whilst 1, 2, 5 and 10 Francs are also produced as coins but rarely used. Some businesses in Comoros accept payment from foreign currencies such as the US Dollar and Euro.

Comorian Franc Currency Code: KMF

"Kmf" - This is the symbol you'll see alongside (some) prices / rates

Can you pay or use US Dollar (USD) in Comoros?

Yes, the US Dollar (USD) is widely accepted by many local businesses and Accommodation Lodges in Comoros however it's also wise to carry a sufficient amount of local Francs for those smaller businesses who prefer or deal only with their local currency.

You will notice that most Accommodation Lodges in Comoros quote their rates in the US Dollar currency (USD)

Currency Conversion Services:

Travellers to Comoros can convert the South African Rand, US dollar, British Pound and Euro currencies into Franc at bureaux de change and banks in Moroni (the Capital) however exchange rates outside of Comoros are more competitive and fair better.

Credit Cards & ATMS:

Visa cards are accepted (albeit - very limited) by some hotels and restaurants in Comoros, and most ATMs are found in Moroni.

Commercial Banks:

There are 7 commercial banks in Comoros:

  • Development Bank of Comoros
  • Federal Bank of Commerce
  • Bank for Industry and Commerce
  • Exim Bank (Comoros)
  • New York Securities Bank
  • Societe Nationale des Postes et Services Financiers
  • Foreign Financial Bank

Banking Hours:

This may vary depending on the bank but operating hours are generally from:

07:30am → 2:30pm from Monday - Thursdays
07:30am → 11:00am on Fridays.

Comoros Exchange Rate Calculator:

Terms & Conditions: cannot be held liable for any change in exchange rates and information above.

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