Foreign currency & exchange rates

To order foreign cash, drafts, travelers cheques and wire transfers, please visit a branch. If you require more information regarding foreign cash/draft, travellers cheques and wire transfers, please contact the member service centre at 604-877-7000 or toll free at 1-888-Vancity (826-2489).

The following rates are for cash (paper currency notes). Please note, you will receive a more favourable exchange rate for transactions involving cheques, drafts, travellers’ cheques, and wire transfers. This is because non-cash transactions incur lower shipping and processing costs than those involving paper currency notes.

Member Buys: is the rate for members to buy currency and pay in Canadian dollars.
Member Sells: is the rate for members to sell currency and receive Canadian dollars.

FX Most Popular Currencies (Rates effective 2019-12-13) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.342400 1.292400
Euro (Euro) 1.531830 1.406630
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.818110 1.692900
Australia (Dollar) 0.950060 0.880150
Japan (Yen) 0.013370 0.011740
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2019-12-13) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.025730 0.018220
Australia (Dollar) 0.950060 0.880150
Barbados (Dollar) 0.710150 0.592340
Belize (Dollar) 0.757900 0.560990
Brazil (Real) 0.364060 0.285850
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.699550 1.421520
Chile (Peso) 0.001910 0.001590
China (Yuan) 0.201490 0.174180
Colombia (Peso) 0.000450 0.000350
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002540 0.002200
Czech (Koruna) 0.062390 0.054050
Denmark (Krone) 0.204810 0.190600
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.027640 0.023790
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.523830 0.449820
Egypt (Pound) 0.090850 0.074540
Euro (Euro) 1.531830 1.406630
Fiji (Dollar) 0.690000 0.585590
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.186780 0.162470
Honduras (Lempira) 0.059920 0.045500
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.175830 0.162620
Hungary (Forint) 0.004900 0.004080
Iceland (Krona) 0.011830 0.010120
India (Rupee) 0.020170 0.017510
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.413780 0.356270
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.012060 0.008940
Japan (Yen) 0.013370 0.011740
Jordan (Dinar) 2.016300 1.722330
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014050 0.011650
Korea (Won) 0.001220 0.001070
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.344940 0.306740
Mexico (Peso) 0.073390 0.067120
Morocco (Dirham) 0.155780 0.128960
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.911980 0.843470
Norway (Kroner) 0.152650 0.140940
Oman (Rial) 3.766410 3.136900
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.009340 0.005390
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.428030 0.364420
Philippines (Peso) 0.028260 0.025220
Poland (Zloty) 0.377940 0.328320
Qatar (Riyal) 0.399570 0.302690
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.376690 0.309380
Singapore (Dollar) 1.020990 0.930080
South Africa (Rand) 0.097320 0.086040
Sweden (Krone) 0.146650 0.134040
Switzerland (Franc) 1.385300 1.300390
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047560 0.042300
Thailand (Baht) 0.047230 0.042120
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.214590 0.151260
Turkey (New Lira) 0.254420 0.213110
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.384760 0.321050
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.818110 1.692900
United States (Dollar) 1.342400 1.292400

All rates are for informational purposes and are subject to change throughout the day without notice. Rates are not guaranteed until time of booking.

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