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 2019-11-14) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.351400 1.301400
Euro (Euro) 1.521910 1.396700
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.765970 1.640760
Australia (Dollar) 0.941140 0.871230
Japan (Yen) 0.013530 0.011910
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2019-11-14) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.025900 0.018390
Australia (Dollar) 0.941140 0.871230
Barbados (Dollar) 0.712730 0.594930
Belize (Dollar) 0.762400 0.565490
Brazil (Real) 0.358870 0.280660
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.710400 1.432370
Chile (Peso) 0.001840 0.001520
China (Yuan) 0.201940 0.174630
Colombia (Peso) 0.000440 0.000350
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002510 0.002170
Czech (Koruna) 0.061880 0.053540
Denmark (Krone) 0.203520 0.189320
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.027830 0.023980
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.527150 0.453140
Egypt (Pound) 0.091770 0.075460
Euro (Euro) 1.521910 1.396700
Fiji (Dollar) 0.665130 0.560720
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.187050 0.162740
Honduras (Lempira) 0.060290 0.045870
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.176320 0.163110
Hungary (Forint) 0.004810 0.003990
Iceland (Krona) 0.011880 0.010170
India (Rupee) 0.020000 0.017340
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.416500 0.358990
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011620 0.008500
Japan (Yen) 0.013530 0.011910
Jordan (Dinar) 2.028994 1.735023
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014100 0.011690
Korea (Won) 0.001230 0.001090
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.347640 0.309430
Mexico (Peso) 0.072280 0.066010
Morocco (Dirham) 0.155400 0.128580
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.887490 0.818980
Norway (Kroner) 0.151170 0.139460
Oman (Rial) 3.789790 3.160280
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.009400 0.005450
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.430740 0.367130
Philippines (Peso) 0.028370 0.025320
Poland (Zloty) 0.373770 0.324150
Qatar (Riyal) 0.402000 0.305120
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.379090 0.311780
Singapore (Dollar) 1.020170 0.929260
South Africa (Rand) 0.095560 0.084280
Sweden (Krone) 0.142710 0.130100
Switzerland (Franc) 1.386260 1.301350
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047390 0.042130
Thailand (Baht) 0.047620 0.042510
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.215490 0.152160
Turkey (New Lira) 0.257910 0.216600
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.387210 0.323500
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.765970 1.640760
United States (Dollar) 1.351400 1.301400

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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