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Direct deposits & void cheques.

Skip the hassle of paper cheques, and get paid quickly and safely, by setting up direct deposit. Vancity members typically use direct deposits for things like:

  • Employment paycheques
  • Pension payments
  • Disability payments
  • Government deposits

How to set up direct deposits

Downloading a void cheque and giving it to your employer or income provider is the easiest way to set up direct deposit. Simply log in to your online banking and click on Account Activity to access your void cheque, and direct deposit form.

Log in to online banking

Don’t have access to your online banking?

If you don’t have access to your online banking, simply fill out a direct deposit form, and give it to your employer or income provider. Before you start filling out your direct deposit form, you’ll need:

  • Your full name and address as it appears on your account statements
  • Vancity’s Financial Institution Number: 809
  • The account number and transit number of the account you want payments deposited into. Need help? Find out how to access your account and transit number
  • Your branch address
Direct deposit form

Alternatively, you may visit a branch to obtain a pre-authorized debit (PAD) form. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

Cheques & bank drafts.

When digital options aren't cutting it, and you need to cut a cheque instead, here’s what you can do:

You can deposit cheques at a branch, ATM, or with mobile cheque deposit.

e-Transfers & wire transfers.

Send money quickly and easily to anyone with a Canadian bank account with Interac e-Transfer®. To send money overseas, we’ve got you covered with wire transfers.

Foreign exchange.

Order foreign currency in cash, by bank draft, or set up a wire transfer by visiting us at a branch, or by calling us at 1-888-826-2489 for more information.

Businesses can work with our Foreign Exchange Account Managers, who offer a wide variety of services to help you reduce costs and manage risk.

See foreign exchange rates