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 2017-06-23) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.353550 1.303550
Euro (Euro) 1.537380 1.432390
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.743500 1.638500
Australia (Dollar) 1.037280 0.972680
Japan (Yen) 0.012350 0.011440
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2017-06-23) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.122270 0.042270
Australia (Dollar) 1.037280 0.972680
Barbados (Dollar) 0.701110 0.498700
Belize (Dollar) 0.743820 0.559160
Brazil (Real) 0.445450 0.319840
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.797870 1.504010
Chile (Peso) 0.002310 0.001700
China (Yuan) 0.206460 0.173050
Colombia (Peso) 0.000540 0.000330
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002590 0.002080
Czech (Koruna) 0.063260 0.049840
Denmark (Krone) 0.213170 0.186160
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.033210 0.022200
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.551250 0.455140
Egypt (Pound) 0.094730 0.013730
Euro (Euro) 1.537380 1.432390
Fiji (Dollar) 0.719010 0.568200
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.201040 0.166130
Honduras (Lempira) 0.065660 0.048550
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.177340 0.159630
Hungary (Forint) 0.005540 0.004100
Iceland (Krona) 0.015330 0.009120
India (Rupee) 0.022580 0.019080
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000130 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.403520 0.339660
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.012730 0.007720
Japan (Yen) 0.012350 0.011440
Jordan (Dinar) 1.891198 1.856917
Kenya (Shilling) 0.015030 0.010120
Korea (Won) 0.001300 0.001030
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.344230 0.264920
Mexico (Peso) 0.083060 0.066200
Morocco (Dirham) 0.165960 0.113000
New Zealand (Dollar) 1.003050 0.930440
Norway (Kroner) 0.167490 0.146880
Oman (Rial) 3.864880 3.197370
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.014680 0.008570
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.444940 0.366180
Philippines (Peso) 0.027460 0.025060
Poland (Zloty) 0.388420 0.321660
Qatar (Riyal) 0.401210 0.329950
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.376730 0.327920
Singapore (Dollar) 0.995630 0.904720
South Africa (Rand) 0.117360 0.087350
Sweden (Krone) 0.159030 0.145320
Switzerland (Franc) 1.410040 1.335240
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.046830 0.038950
Thailand (Baht) 0.044850 0.033540
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.221990 0.177730
Turkey (New Lira) 0.434890 0.328880
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.743500 1.638500
United States (Dollar) 1.353550 1.303550

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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