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 2019-08-16) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.355100 1.305100
Euro (Euro) 1.536020 1.410810
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.681200 1.555990
Australia (Dollar) 0.944180 0.874270
Japan (Yen) 0.013830 0.012200
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2019-08-16) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.027400 0.019890
Australia (Dollar) 0.944180 0.874270
Barbados (Dollar) 0.714590 0.596780
Belize (Dollar) 0.764250 0.567340
Brazil (Real) 0.376010 0.297800
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.724570 1.446540
Chile (Peso) 0.002070 0.001750
China (Yuan) 0.201930 0.174620
Colombia (Peso) 0.000440 0.000350
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002570 0.002230
Czech (Koruna) 0.062020 0.053690
Denmark (Krone) 0.205750 0.191550
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.028760 0.024910
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.529420 0.455410
Egypt (Pound) 0.089630 0.073320
Euro (Euro) 1.536020 1.410810
Fiji (Dollar) 0.670680 0.566270
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.188240 0.163930
Honduras (Lempira) 0.060570 0.046150
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.176500 0.163290
Hungary (Forint) 0.004980 0.004150
Iceland (Krona) 0.011800 0.010090
India (Rupee) 0.020250 0.017590
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.410240 0.352730
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.012120 0.009000
Japan (Yen) 0.013830 0.012200
Jordan (Dinar) 2.036863 1.742892
Kenya (Shilling) 0.013960 0.011560
Korea (Won) 0.001200 0.001050
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.346920 0.308710
Mexico (Peso) 0.072100 0.065830
Morocco (Dirham) 0.156650 0.129830
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.897490 0.828980
Norway (Kroner) 0.154650 0.142940
Oman (Rial) 3.799410 3.169900
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.009170 0.005220
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.431780 0.368170
Philippines (Peso) 0.027630 0.024590
Poland (Zloty) 0.373170 0.323550
Qatar (Riyal) 0.403000 0.306120
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.380020 0.312710
Singapore (Dollar) 1.006490 0.915580
South Africa (Rand) 0.093910 0.082630
Sweden (Krone) 0.143690 0.131080
Switzerland (Franc) 1.402230 1.317320
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.046460 0.041200
Thailand (Baht) 0.046740 0.041630
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.215300 0.151970
Turkey (New Lira) 0.267090 0.225780
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.388090 0.324380
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.681200 1.555990
United States (Dollar) 1.355100 1.305100

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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