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 2020-01-17) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.330300 1.280300
Euro (Euro) 1.512200 1.387000
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.766610 1.641400
Australia (Dollar) 0.941460 0.871550
Japan (Yen) 0.013170 0.011550
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2020-01-17) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.025460 0.017950
Australia (Dollar) 0.941460 0.871550
Barbados (Dollar) 0.702170 0.584370
Belize (Dollar) 0.751840 0.554930
Brazil (Real) 0.354410 0.276200
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.684970 1.406950
Chile (Peso) 0.001890 0.001570
China (Yuan) 0.203320 0.176010
Colombia (Peso) 0.000450 0.000360
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002550 0.002210
Czech (Koruna) 0.062430 0.054090
Denmark (Krone) 0.202190 0.187980
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.027520 0.023670
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.519360 0.445360
Egypt (Pound) 0.091860 0.075550
Euro (Euro) 1.512200 1.387000
Fiji (Dollar) 0.687850 0.583440
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.184530 0.160220
Honduras (Lempira) 0.059420 0.045000
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.174930 0.161720
Hungary (Forint) 0.004770 0.003940
Iceland (Krona) 0.011650 0.009950
India (Rupee) 0.019920 0.017260
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.413270 0.355760
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011970 0.008850
Japan (Yen) 0.013170 0.011550
Jordan (Dinar) 1.999234 1.705263
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014000 0.011590
Korea (Won) 0.001230 0.001080
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.350580 0.312370
Mexico (Peso) 0.073750 0.067480
Morocco (Dirham) 0.154430 0.127610
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.906210 0.837700
Norway (Kroner) 0.153600 0.141890
Oman (Rial) 3.734970 3.105470
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.009290 0.005340
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.433040 0.369430
Philippines (Peso) 0.027880 0.024830
Poland (Zloty) 0.376090 0.326470
Qatar (Riyal) 0.396310 0.299430
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.373340 0.306040
Singapore (Dollar) 1.016380 0.925470
South Africa (Rand) 0.096710 0.085430
Sweden (Krone) 0.143760 0.131150
Switzerland (Franc) 1.394970 1.310060
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047540 0.042290
Thailand (Baht) 0.046670 0.041560
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.212800 0.149470
Turkey (New Lira) 0.249520 0.208210
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.381470 0.317760
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.766610 1.641400
United States (Dollar) 1.330300 1.280300

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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