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 2017-08-22) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.278350 1.228350
Euro (Euro) 1.526650 1.421660
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.659760 1.554760
Australia (Dollar) 1.023820 0.959210
Japan (Yen) 0.011870 0.010960
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2017-08-22) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.112350 0.032340
Australia (Dollar) 1.023820 0.959210
Barbados (Dollar) 0.663470 0.461070
Belize (Dollar) 0.703440 0.518780
Brazil (Real) 0.444470 0.318860
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.706720 1.412860
Chile (Peso) 0.002260 0.001650
China (Yuan) 0.200320 0.166910
Colombia (Peso) 0.000520 0.000310
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002430 0.001920
Czech (Koruna) 0.063320 0.049890
Denmark (Krone) 0.211730 0.184730
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.031690 0.020680
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.523450 0.427340
Egypt (Pound) 0.092210 0.011210
Euro (Euro) 1.526650 1.421660
Fiji (Dollar) 0.696210 0.545400
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.192320 0.157410
Honduras (Lempira) 0.062600 0.045490
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.167150 0.149440
Hungary (Forint) 0.005590 0.004150
Iceland (Krona) 0.014350 0.008140
India (Rupee) 0.021540 0.018040
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.374800 0.310940
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.012310 0.007300
Japan (Yen) 0.011870 0.010960
Jordan (Dinar) 1.787772 1.753491
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014340 0.009430
Korea (Won) 0.001240 0.000970
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.327170 0.247870
Mexico (Peso) 0.080210 0.063350
Morocco (Dirham) 0.162350 0.109390
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.948590 0.875990
Norway (Kroner) 0.169150 0.148540
Oman (Rial) 3.669500 3.002000
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.013900 0.007790
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.424520 0.345760
Philippines (Peso) 0.025450 0.023040
Poland (Zloty) 0.382040 0.315280
Qatar (Riyal) 0.380910 0.309650
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.356710 0.307900
Singapore (Dollar) 0.958200 0.867290
South Africa (Rand) 0.109510 0.079500
Sweden (Krone) 0.161430 0.147720
Switzerland (Franc) 1.338800 1.263990
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.044380 0.036500
Thailand (Baht) 0.043410 0.032100
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.210270 0.166010
Turkey (New Lira) 0.414280 0.308270
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.366240 0.313280
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.659760 1.554760
United States (Dollar) 1.278350 1.228350

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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