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
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)
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.
Visa cards are accepted (albeit - very limited) by some hotels and restaurants in Comoros, and most ATMs are found in Moroni.
There are 7 commercial banks in Comoros:
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.
http://www.comorosaccommodation.africa cannot be held liable for any change in exchange rates and information above.
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