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 2018-10-15) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.325650 1.275650
Euro (Euro) 1.571940 1.446730
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.774190 1.648990
Australia (Dollar) 0.976540 0.901030
Japan (Yen) 0.012100 0.011330
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-10-15) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.043050 0.025440
Australia (Dollar) 0.976540 0.901030
Barbados (Dollar) 0.695550 0.405540
Belize (Dollar) 0.748930 0.503120
Brazil (Real) 0.394460 0.307850
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.788220 1.210050
Chile (Peso) 0.002140 0.001780
China (Yuan) 0.200980 0.175170
Colombia (Peso) 0.000490 0.000320
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002450 0.002110
Czech (Koruna) 0.063740 0.053290
Denmark (Krone) 0.210910 0.196300
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.030120 0.022000
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.548850 0.371340
Egypt (Pound) 0.083630 0.040520
Euro (Euro) 1.571940 1.446730
Fiji (Dollar) 0.673850 0.561840
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.200150 0.139240
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063000 0.041800
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.173550 0.158340
Hungary (Forint) 0.005160 0.004480
Iceland (Krona) 0.013020 0.008510
India (Rupee) 0.019160 0.016520
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000110 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.397580 0.347670
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011170 0.007550
Japan (Yen) 0.012100 0.011330
Jordan (Dinar) 2.055602 1.541771
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014750 0.009980
Korea (Won) 0.001270 0.001110
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.345360 0.303350
Mexico (Peso) 0.074040 0.067120
Morocco (Dirham) 0.160090 0.107200
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.896270 0.825660
Norway (Kroner) 0.167530 0.155020
Oman (Rial) 3.859490 2.844180
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.011000 0.003510
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.433890 0.378180
Philippines (Peso) 0.026470 0.023370
Poland (Zloty) 0.390670 0.341460
Qatar (Riyal) 0.401590 0.271770
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.373010 0.304800
Singapore (Dollar) 0.994810 0.888000
South Africa (Rand) 0.098220 0.085930
Sweden (Krone) 0.152230 0.141120
Switzerland (Franc) 1.363720 1.279910
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.046610 0.040910
Thailand (Baht) 0.043570 0.038660
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.220710 0.149280
Turkey (New Lira) 0.260210 0.219400
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.382710 0.311300
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.774190 1.648990
United States (Dollar) 1.325650 1.275650

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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