Foreign currency & exchange rates

To order foreign cash, drafts and wire transfers, please visit a branch. If you require more information regarding foreign cash/draft 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 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 2020-04-02) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.443400 1.393400
Euro (Euro) 1.604480 1.479270
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.820780 1.695570
Australia (Dollar) 0.899510 0.829610
Japan (Yen) 0.014530 0.012910
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2020-04-02) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.025630 0.018120
Australia (Dollar) 0.899510 0.829610
Barbados (Dollar) 0.758780 0.640970
Belize (Dollar) 0.808440 0.611530
Brazil (Real) 0.311740 0.233530
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.831600 1.553570
Chile (Peso) 0.001840 0.001510
China (Yuan) 0.212940 0.185630
Colombia (Peso) 0.000400 0.000310
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002690 0.002350
Czech (Koruna) 0.060600 0.052260
Denmark (Krone) 0.214700 0.200500
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.029030 0.025180
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.562070 0.488060
Egypt (Pound) 0.099460 0.083150
Euro (Euro) 1.604480 1.479270
Fiji (Dollar) 0.703680 0.599270
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.199030 0.174720
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063690 0.049270
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.189860 0.176660
Hungary (Forint) 0.004680 0.003860
Iceland (Krona) 0.011020 0.009310
India (Rupee) 0.020130 0.017470
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000110 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.423540 0.366030
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.012770 0.009650
Japan (Yen) 0.014530 0.012910
Jordan (Dinar) 3.580490 0.640790
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014510 0.012100
Korea (Won) 0.001250 0.001100
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.354110 0.315900
Mexico (Peso) 0.062840 0.056570
Morocco (Dirham) 0.156650 0.129830
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.880520 0.812010
Norway (Kroner) 0.143240 0.131530
Oman (Rial) 4.028820 3.399310
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.009390 0.005440
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.449100 0.385490
Philippines (Peso) 0.030130 0.027080
Poland (Zloty) 0.370810 0.321200
Qatar (Riyal) 0.426840 0.329960
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.402390 0.335080
Singapore (Dollar) 1.037770 0.946860
South Africa (Rand) 0.083130 0.071850
Sweden (Krone) 0.146750 0.134140
Switzerland (Franc) 1.505540 1.420630
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.050910 0.045650
Thailand (Baht) 0.046690 0.041580
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.229320 0.165990
Turkey (New Lira) 0.241320 0.200010
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.412280 0.348570
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.820780 1.695570
United States (Dollar) 1.443400 1.393400

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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