Wire transfers

Wire money within Canada and beyond.

What it is

A quick, secure way to transfer funds domestically and internationally.

Great if

You need to send or receive large sums in any major currency.

With wire transfers, you can:

Embrace convenience.

Visit any Vancity branch to set up an outgoing wire transfer.

Transfer funds quickly.

Funds typically arrive at their destination within 3 to 5 business days.

Choose your currency.

Send or receive funds in your choice of more than 15 currencies.

Vancity’s wire transfer currencies.

Vancity supports both sending and receiving wire transfers in:

Vancity supports only sending (not receiving) wire transfers in:

How to complete a wire transfer.

Our teams can help you get set up with the online business banking solution that’s right for you.

Before you visit a branch to make your wire transfer, please:

Make sure the recipient’s financial institution can receive funds in the currency you’ve chosen.

Review these forms to make sure you’re prepared with all required info.

Wire Payment Instructions

If you’re mailing or faxing revised “Wire Payment Instructions” to your Sender(s), we recommend enclosing this cover letter.

Instructions for receiving wires.

Each currency has different wire transfer instructions. Check out the links below for specific instructions that apply to the currency of your wire transfer.

The fine print.

Fee for sending Canadian dollars within Canada $20
Fee for sending money outside of Canada $35
Fee for processing incoming wire transfers $5
Fee for incomplete wire instructions Service charges may apply if funds are returned*
Wire transfer limit? TBD

Additional fees may apply if an intermediary financial institution is required to relay the transfer funds to its final destination. To minimize costs, send funds in the currency of the recipient's financial institution.

We’re here to help your business.

Visit a branch

Come see us in person at one of our 50+ branches in the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, Greater Victoria and Squamish area.

Find a branch

Give us a call

Metro Vancouver: 604-877-7000
Greater Victoria: 250-519-7000
Toll-free: 1-888-826-2489

Other ways to receive funds.

Explore these options for receiving deposits based on your business and cash management needs.

Interac e-Transfers®

Great for sending individual transactions under $6,000 and up to $40,000 per month.

Pay multiple employees or contract workers or send transfers to vendors in real-time with immediate confirmation.

Explore Interac e-Transfers

Foreign exchange services

Great for businesses that want expert support to make trades and manage their foreign currency risk.

Our FX account managers can help you make smart choices to save time and costs and manage your exposure to currency fluctuations.

Explore foreign exchange
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