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 2017-12-12) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.309400 1.259400
Euro (Euro) 1.562480 1.457270
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.769530 1.664320
Australia (Dollar) 1.023490 0.921090
Japan (Yen) 0.011760 0.010880
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2017-12-12) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.091150 0.057940
Australia (Dollar) 1.023490 0.921090
Barbados (Dollar) 0.690410 0.466710
Belize (Dollar) 0.741380 0.537170
Brazil (Real) 0.434100 0.340290
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.783960 1.313500
Chile (Peso) 0.002140 0.001770
China (Yuan) 0.211260 0.176850
Colombia (Peso) 0.000500 0.000340
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002530 0.001990
Czech (Koruna) 0.064100 0.053830
Denmark (Krone) 0.211170 0.194560
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.031190 0.022630
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.547530 0.396920
Egypt (Pound) 0.090700 0.040190
Euro (Euro) 1.562480 1.457270
Fiji (Dollar) 0.680150 0.559940
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.209480 0.146270
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063270 0.045700
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.173230 0.155820
Hungary (Forint) 0.004410 0.004280
Iceland (Krona) 0.014140 0.010130
India (Rupee) 0.021700 0.019040
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.396990 0.327880
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011810 0.008570
Japan (Yen) 0.011760 0.010880
Jordan (Dinar) 2.048987 1.513347
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014380 0.010400
Korea (Won) 0.001280 0.001070
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.350120 0.279710
Mexico (Peso) 0.071990 0.062560
Morocco (Dirham) 0.168740 0.102330
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.939590 0.844180
Norway (Kroner) 0.160360 0.146860
Oman (Rial) 3.816270 2.823470
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.013080 0.006380
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.438680 0.355270
Philippines (Peso) 0.027910 0.023010
Poland (Zloty) 0.397320 0.320910
Qatar (Riyal) 0.399980 0.289790
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.367480 0.312470
Singapore (Dollar) 0.995950 0.904540
South Africa (Rand) 0.102490 0.087270
Sweden (Krone) 0.158900 0.145290
Switzerland (Franc) 1.343120 1.246910
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047010 0.038520
Thailand (Baht) 0.043380 0.035370
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.218870 0.158160
Turkey (New Lira) 0.374470 0.296460
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.376300 0.318990
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.769530 1.664320
United States (Dollar) 1.309400 1.259400

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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