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 2019-02-21) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.352300 1.302300
Euro (Euro) 1.555950 1.430740
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.762150 1.636940
Australia (Dollar) 0.990680 0.915170
Japan (Yen) 0.012470 0.011700
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2019-02-21) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.042370 0.024760
Australia (Dollar) 0.990680 0.915170
Barbados (Dollar) 0.714920 0.424910
Belize (Dollar) 0.762850 0.517040
Brazil (Real) 0.403410 0.316800
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.820260 1.242090
Chile (Peso) 0.002230 0.001870
China (Yuan) 0.208940 0.183130
Colombia (Peso) 0.000490 0.000320
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002440 0.002100
Czech (Koruna) 0.063350 0.052900
Denmark (Krone) 0.208750 0.194140
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.030090 0.021960
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.558680 0.381170
Egypt (Pound) 0.086680 0.043570
Euro (Euro) 1.555950 1.430740
Fiji (Dollar) 0.691290 0.579280
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.203280 0.142370
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063260 0.042070
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.176730 0.161520
Hungary (Forint) 0.005180 0.004500
Iceland (Krona) 0.012920 0.008410
India (Rupee) 0.020120 0.017480
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.404580 0.354670
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011340 0.007730
Japan (Yen) 0.012470 0.011700
Jordan (Dinar) 2.096434 1.582603
Kenya (Shilling) 0.015120 0.010350
Korea (Won) 0.001300 0.001130
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.357320 0.315320
Mexico (Peso) 0.073370 0.066450
Morocco (Dirham) 0.160800 0.107910
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.954070 0.883460
Norway (Kroner) 0.160860 0.148350
Oman (Rial) 3.928730 2.913420
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.010580 0.003080
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.441200 0.385490
Philippines (Peso) 0.027710 0.024610
Poland (Zloty) 0.383520 0.334310
Qatar (Riyal) 0.408790 0.278970
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.380220 0.312010
Singapore (Dollar) 1.026420 0.919610
South Africa (Rand) 0.101540 0.089250
Sweden (Krone) 0.149470 0.138360
Switzerland (Franc) 1.361030 1.277220
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047440 0.041740
Thailand (Baht) 0.046140 0.041230
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.223510 0.152080
Turkey (New Lira) 0.285760 0.244950
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.389960 0.318550
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.762150 1.636940
United States (Dollar) 1.352300 1.302300

All rates are for informational purposes and are subject to change throughout the day without notice. Rates are not guaranteed until time of booking.

For information on service charges, please see the Service Charge Bulletin.