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 2019-04-18) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.354000 1.304000
Euro (Euro) 1.564840 1.439630
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.797080 1.671870
Australia (Dollar) 1.003120 0.927610
Japan (Yen) 0.012330 0.011560
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2019-04-18) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.039000 0.021390
Australia (Dollar) 1.003120 0.927610
Barbados (Dollar) 0.719190 0.429180
Belize (Dollar) 0.763700 0.517890
Brazil (Real) 0.387250 0.300650
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.822300 1.244130
Chile (Peso) 0.002240 0.001890
China (Yuan) 0.211660 0.185860
Colombia (Peso) 0.000490 0.000320
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002490 0.002150
Czech (Koruna) 0.063770 0.053320
Denmark (Krone) 0.209850 0.195240
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.030100 0.021980
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.559310 0.381800
Egypt (Pound) 0.088140 0.045030
Euro (Euro) 1.564840 1.439630
Fiji (Dollar) 0.689170 0.577160
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.206280 0.145380
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063260 0.042060
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.177010 0.161800
Hungary (Forint) 0.005190 0.004510
Iceland (Krona) 0.012880 0.008370
India (Rupee) 0.020680 0.018040
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.411220 0.361310
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011680 0.008060
Japan (Yen) 0.012330 0.011560
Jordan (Dinar) 2.098171 1.584341
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014990 0.010210
Korea (Won) 0.001290 0.001130
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.353850 0.311840
Mexico (Peso) 0.075370 0.068450
Morocco (Dirham) 0.160700 0.107810
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.939620 0.869010
Norway (Kroner) 0.164710 0.152200
Oman (Rial) 3.933150 2.917840
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.010470 0.002980
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.446780 0.391070
Philippines (Peso) 0.028130 0.025030
Poland (Zloty) 0.390480 0.341270
Qatar (Riyal) 0.409240 0.279430
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.380680 0.312470
Singapore (Dollar) 1.032270 0.925460
South Africa (Rand) 0.102860 0.090570
Sweden (Krone) 0.150830 0.139730
Switzerland (Franc) 1.361870 1.278060
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047560 0.041860
Thailand (Baht) 0.045510 0.040600
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.223800 0.152370
Turkey (New Lira) 0.266420 0.225620
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.390420 0.319010
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.797080 1.671870
United States (Dollar) 1.354000 1.304000

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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