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 2019-06-20) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.341000 1.291000
Euro (Euro) 1.549820 1.424610
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.731420 1.606210
Australia (Dollar) 0.956190 0.884380
Japan (Yen) 0.012700 0.011920
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2019-06-20) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.034970 0.023760
Australia (Dollar) 0.956190 0.884380
Barbados (Dollar) 0.711290 0.415680
Belize (Dollar) 0.757200 0.509290
Brazil (Real) 0.385210 0.301700
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.813610 1.226240
Chile (Peso) 0.002100 0.001790
China (Yuan) 0.204990 0.179090
Colombia (Peso) 0.000470 0.000310
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002490 0.002170
Czech (Koruna) 0.062830 0.052820
Denmark (Krone) 0.207400 0.193200
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.029660 0.021690
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.555410 0.375500
Egypt (Pound) 0.090890 0.043890
Euro (Euro) 1.549820 1.424610
Fiji (Dollar) 0.671400 0.563890
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.202400 0.142390
Honduras (Lempira) 0.061490 0.041550
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.175570 0.160660
Hungary (Forint) 0.005050 0.004400
Iceland (Krona) 0.012110 0.008110
India (Rupee) 0.020520 0.017850
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.403720 0.356310
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.012240 0.007870
Japan (Yen) 0.012700 0.011920
Jordan (Dinar) 2.082736 1.561675
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014800 0.010010
Korea (Won) 0.001230 0.001090
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.347070 0.307660
Mexico (Peso) 0.073870 0.067400
Morocco (Dirham) 0.160040 0.106830
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.912050 0.840940
Norway (Kroner) 0.160540 0.149130
Oman (Rial) 3.906070 2.876660
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.009270 0.003170
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.435750 0.383140
Philippines (Peso) 0.027870 0.024780
Poland (Zloty) 0.384640 0.339090
Qatar (Riyal) 0.406430 0.274820
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.377520 0.308310
Singapore (Dollar) 1.018960 0.911850
South Africa (Rand) 0.099570 0.087510
Sweden (Krone) 0.146010 0.135700
Switzerland (Franc) 1.373850 1.296140
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.046610 0.041250
Thailand (Baht) 0.046240 0.041340
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.222170 0.150260
Turkey (New Lira) 0.255820 0.221210
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.385600 0.314890
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.731420 1.606210
United States (Dollar) 1.341000 1.291000

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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