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 2018-05-25) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.322700 1.272700
Euro (Euro) 1.565330 1.460120
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.781790 1.676580
Australia (Dollar) 1.026210 0.951500
Japan (Yen) 0.012280 0.011570
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-05-25) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.061930 0.039030
Australia (Dollar) 1.026210 0.951500
Barbados (Dollar) 0.690270 0.407060
Belize (Dollar) 0.747450 0.503650
Brazil (Real) 0.397850 0.309740
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.785670 1.213390
Chile (Peso) 0.002290 0.001930
China (Yuan) 0.216080 0.189370
Colombia (Peso) 0.000520 0.000340
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002540 0.002220
Czech (Koruna) 0.063790 0.053230
Denmark (Krone) 0.211500 0.196890
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.029950 0.021900
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.546860 0.371550
Egypt (Pound) 0.083620 0.040010
Euro (Euro) 1.565330 1.460120
Fiji (Dollar) 0.689860 0.581960
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.205620 0.144910
Honduras (Lempira) 0.062460 0.042110
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.172110 0.158000
Hungary (Forint) 0.005220 0.004530
Iceland (Krona) 0.014120 0.009410
India (Rupee) 0.020720 0.017940
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.398870 0.353960
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011720 0.007910
Japan (Yen) 0.012280 0.011570
Jordan (Dinar) 2.049625 1.542374
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014680 0.009920
Korea (Won) 0.001310 0.001160
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.355880 0.316070
Mexico (Peso) 0.070340 0.064100
Morocco (Dirham) 0.158750 0.105440
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.940380 0.869570
Norway (Kroner) 0.166570 0.154560
Oman (Rial) 3.461630 2.843120
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.012360 0.004500
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.438880 0.385370
Philippines (Peso) 0.026940 0.023960
Poland (Zloty) 0.399030 0.339730
Qatar (Riyal) 0.400170 0.271870
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.369920 0.304710
Singapore (Dollar) 1.015190 0.909680
South Africa (Rand) 0.112210 0.098490
Sweden (Krone) 0.154490 0.143780
Switzerland (Franc) 1.353100 1.270190
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047420 0.042000
Thailand (Baht) 0.044170 0.039460
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.219900 0.149380
Turkey (New Lira) 0.309920 0.266810
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.378900 0.311090
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.781790 1.676580
United States (Dollar) 1.322700 1.272700

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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