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 2018-06-22) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.357100 1.307100
Euro (Euro) 1.605370 1.500160
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.822830 1.717620
Australia (Dollar) 1.035290 0.960580
Japan (Yen) 0.012510 0.011800
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-06-22) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.057680 0.034770
Australia (Dollar) 1.035290 0.960580
Barbados (Dollar) 0.707490 0.424280
Belize (Dollar) 0.764650 0.520850
Brazil (Real) 0.397780 0.309670
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.823740 1.251460
Chile (Peso) 0.002310 0.001950
China (Yuan) 0.217910 0.191200
Colombia (Peso) 0.000530 0.000350
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002590 0.002270
Czech (Koruna) 0.065330 0.054770
Denmark (Krone) 0.216770 0.202160
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.030620 0.022560
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.559550 0.384240
Egypt (Pound) 0.085750 0.042140
Euro (Euro) 1.605370 1.500160
Fiji (Dollar) 0.699480 0.591570
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.209740 0.149030
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063700 0.043360
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.176500 0.162390
Hungary (Forint) 0.005290 0.004590
Iceland (Krona) 0.014210 0.009500
India (Rupee) 0.021220 0.018440
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.403250 0.358340
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011640 0.007820
Japan (Yen) 0.012510 0.011800
Jordan (Dinar) 2.098110 1.590859
Kenya (Shilling) 0.015060 0.010300
Korea (Won) 0.001310 0.001150
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.362720 0.322910
Mexico (Peso) 0.070200 0.063960
Morocco (Dirham) 0.162280 0.108970
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.962820 0.892010
Norway (Kroner) 0.171750 0.159740
Oman (Rial) 3.551000 2.932490
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.012100 0.004250
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.448910 0.395400
Philippines (Peso) 0.027290 0.024300
Poland (Zloty) 0.408070 0.348770
Qatar (Riyal) 0.409460 0.281160
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.379100 0.313890
Singapore (Dollar) 1.028510 0.923000
South Africa (Rand) 0.107250 0.093530
Sweden (Krone) 0.156790 0.146080
Switzerland (Franc) 1.390780 1.307870
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.048050 0.042630
Thailand (Baht) 0.043960 0.039250
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.225000 0.154490
Turkey (New Lira) 0.316920 0.273810
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.388260 0.320450
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.822830 1.717620
United States (Dollar) 1.357100 1.307100

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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