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 2020-02-26) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.353900 1.303900
Euro (Euro) 1.506450 1.381240
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.780670 1.655460
Australia (Dollar) 0.915390 0.845480
Japan (Yen) 0.013340 0.011720
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2020-02-26) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.025110 0.017600
Australia (Dollar) 0.915390 0.845480
Barbados (Dollar) 0.713990 0.596180
Belize (Dollar) 0.763650 0.566740
Brazil (Real) 0.345010 0.266810
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.713410 1.435380
Chile (Peso) 0.001830 0.001510
China (Yuan) 0.202210 0.174900
Colombia (Peso) 0.000440 0.000350
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002560 0.002220
Czech (Koruna) 0.061750 0.053410
Denmark (Krone) 0.201460 0.187260
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.027590 0.023740
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.528070 0.454060
Egypt (Pound) 0.094590 0.078280
Euro (Euro) 1.506450 1.381240
Fiji (Dollar) 0.687670 0.583260
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.188500 0.164190
Honduras (Lempira) 0.060340 0.045920
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.177450 0.164250
Hungary (Forint) 0.004700 0.003880
Iceland (Krona) 0.011470 0.009760
India (Rupee) 0.020110 0.017450
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.421870 0.364360
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011870 0.008750
Japan (Yen) 0.013340 0.011720
Jordan (Dinar) 2.032520 1.738550
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014270 0.011870
Korea (Won) 0.001190 0.001050
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.343060 0.304850
Mexico (Peso) 0.073420 0.067150
Morocco (Dirham) 0.155690 0.128870
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.879580 0.811070
Norway (Kroner) 0.148460 0.136750
Oman (Rial) 3.796290 3.166780
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.009450 0.005500
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.429070 0.365460
Philippines (Peso) 0.028260 0.025210
Poland (Zloty) 0.368850 0.319230
Qatar (Riyal) 0.402680 0.305800
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.379580 0.312270
Singapore (Dollar) 0.997540 0.906630
South Africa (Rand) 0.093990 0.082710
Sweden (Krone) 0.142680 0.130070
Switzerland (Franc) 1.406140 1.321230
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047790 0.042530
Thailand (Baht) 0.045390 0.040280
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.216290 0.152960
Turkey (New Lira) 0.243320 0.202020
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.387890 0.324180
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.780670 1.655460
United States (Dollar) 1.353900 1.303900

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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