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 2018-12-14) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.363800 1.313800
Euro (Euro) 1.571700 1.446490
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.741930 1.616720
Australia (Dollar) 1.004550 0.929040
Japan (Yen) 0.012250 0.011480
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-12-14) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.042610 0.025000
Australia (Dollar) 1.004550 0.929040
Barbados (Dollar) 0.721420 0.431410
Belize (Dollar) 0.768610 0.522800
Brazil (Real) 0.389250 0.302640
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.834080 1.255910
Chile (Peso) 0.002180 0.001820
China (Yuan) 0.206970 0.181160
Colombia (Peso) 0.000490 0.000320
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002510 0.002170
Czech (Koruna) 0.063710 0.053260
Denmark (Krone) 0.210740 0.196130
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.030470 0.022350
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.562930 0.385420
Egypt (Pound) 0.085570 0.042460
Euro (Euro) 1.571700 1.446490
Fiji (Dollar) 0.699530 0.587520
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.205080 0.144170
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063780 0.042580
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.178940 0.163740
Hungary (Forint) 0.005150 0.004470
Iceland (Krona) 0.012550 0.008040
India (Rupee) 0.020130 0.017500
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.393920 0.344010
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011830 0.008210
Japan (Yen) 0.012250 0.011480
Jordan (Dinar) 2.110397 1.596566
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014930 0.010160
Korea (Won) 0.001300 0.001130
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.352270 0.310260
Mexico (Peso) 0.070500 0.063580
Morocco (Dirham) 0.161210 0.108320
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.952440 0.881840
Norway (Kroner) 0.162950 0.150440
Oman (Rial) 3.958610 2.943300
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.010670 0.003170
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.442610 0.386900
Philippines (Peso) 0.027590 0.024490
Poland (Zloty) 0.389970 0.340760
Qatar (Riyal) 0.411890 0.282070
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.383220 0.315010
Singapore (Dollar) 1.021760 0.914950
South Africa (Rand) 0.100520 0.088230
Sweden (Krone) 0.154020 0.142910
Switzerland (Franc) 1.386090 1.302280
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047790 0.042100
Thailand (Baht) 0.044500 0.039590
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.226370 0.154940
Turkey (New Lira) 0.282540 0.241730
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.393090 0.321680
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.741930 1.616720
United States (Dollar) 1.363800 1.313800

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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