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 2020-01-23) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.340500 1.290500
Euro (Euro) 1.518860 1.393650
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.788410 1.663200
Australia (Dollar) 0.941650 0.871740
Japan (Yen) 0.013340 0.011720
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2020-01-23) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.025600 0.018090
Australia (Dollar) 0.941650 0.871740
Barbados (Dollar) 0.707280 0.589470
Belize (Dollar) 0.756950 0.560040
Brazil (Real) 0.356560 0.278350
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.697260 1.419230
Chile (Peso) 0.001900 0.001570
China (Yuan) 0.000000 0.000000
Colombia (Peso) 0.000450 0.000360
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002550 0.002210
Czech (Koruna) 0.062840 0.054500
Denmark (Krone) 0.203420 0.189210
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.027460 0.023610
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.523130 0.449120
Egypt (Pound) 0.092420 0.076110
Euro (Euro) 1.518860 1.393650
Fiji (Dollar) 0.693030 0.588620
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.185970 0.161660
Honduras (Lempira) 0.059800 0.045380
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.176170 0.162960
Hungary (Forint) 0.004780 0.003960
Iceland (Krona) 0.011690 0.009980
India (Rupee) 0.020130 0.017470
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.415520 0.358010
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011920 0.008800
Japan (Yen) 0.013340 0.011720
Jordan (Dinar) 2.013621 1.719650
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014120 0.011720
Korea (Won) 0.001230 0.001080
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.351470 0.313260
Mexico (Peso) 0.074510 0.068240
Morocco (Dirham) 0.155330 0.128510
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.908950 0.840440
Norway (Kroner) 0.153440 0.141730
Oman (Rial) 3.761470 3.131970
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.009340 0.005390
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.434570 0.370960
Philippines (Peso) 0.028020 0.024980
Poland (Zloty) 0.377810 0.328190
Qatar (Riyal) 0.399060 0.302180
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.376040 0.308730
Singapore (Dollar) 1.022470 0.931560
South Africa (Rand) 0.098150 0.086880
Sweden (Krone) 0.144620 0.132010
Switzerland (Franc) 1.402080 1.317170
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047960 0.042710
Thailand (Baht) 0.047200 0.042090
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.214310 0.150980
Turkey (New Lira) 0.249850 0.208540
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.384240 0.320530
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.788410 1.663200
United States (Dollar) 1.340500 1.290500

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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