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 2018-12-13) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.361500 1.311500
Euro (Euro) 1.580270 1.455060
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.755620 1.630410
Australia (Dollar) 1.013660 0.938150
Japan (Yen) 0.012240 0.011470
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-12-13) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.043020 0.025410
Australia (Dollar) 1.013660 0.938150
Barbados (Dollar) 0.720250 0.430240
Belize (Dollar) 0.767460 0.521650
Brazil (Real) 0.390990 0.304390
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.831320 1.253150
Chile (Peso) 0.002190 0.001830
China (Yuan) 0.207250 0.181440
Colombia (Peso) 0.000490 0.000320
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002500 0.002160
Czech (Koruna) 0.063980 0.053540
Denmark (Krone) 0.211900 0.197290
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.030400 0.022270
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.562080 0.384570
Egypt (Pound) 0.085610 0.042500
Euro (Euro) 1.580270 1.455060
Fiji (Dollar) 0.698170 0.586160
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.204970 0.144060
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063690 0.042490
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.178740 0.163530
Hungary (Forint) 0.005180 0.004510
Iceland (Krona) 0.012610 0.008100
India (Rupee) 0.020200 0.017560
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.394510 0.344610
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011810 0.008190
Japan (Yen) 0.012240 0.011470
Jordan (Dinar) 2.107156 1.593325
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014880 0.010110
Korea (Won) 0.001310 0.001140
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.352140 0.310130
Mexico (Peso) 0.071220 0.064300
Morocco (Dirham) 0.162020 0.109140
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.962110 0.891500
Norway (Kroner) 0.163750 0.151240
Oman (Rial) 3.952630 2.937330
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.010650 0.003150
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.440860 0.385150
Philippines (Peso) 0.027790 0.024680
Poland (Zloty) 0.392360 0.343150
Qatar (Riyal) 0.411270 0.281450
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.382600 0.314400
Singapore (Dollar) 1.024480 0.917670
South Africa (Rand) 0.102100 0.089810
Sweden (Krone) 0.154310 0.143200
Switzerland (Franc) 1.389320 1.305510
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047740 0.042040
Thailand (Baht) 0.044560 0.039650
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.226030 0.154600
Turkey (New Lira) 0.284750 0.243940
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.392460 0.321050
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.755620 1.630410
United States (Dollar) 1.361500 1.311500

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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