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October 26, 2021

Message for U.S. Citizens: Change in Official USD-FCFA Consular Exchange Rate (October 25, 2021)

The U.S. Embassy N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that effective October 18, 2021, the consular exchange rate increased from 550FCFA to 600FCFA (1USD=600 FCFA). All consular service fees, including applications for visas, Consular Report of Birth Abroad, passports, and notarial services will follow this new exchange rate.




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