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 2019-03-22) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.365600 1.315600
Euro (Euro) 1.578490 1.453280
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.827770 1.702560
Australia (Dollar) 0.998260 0.922750
Japan (Yen) 0.012620 0.011850
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2019-03-22) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.040300 0.022690
Australia (Dollar) 0.998260 0.922750
Barbados (Dollar) 0.723010 0.433000
Belize (Dollar) 0.768900 0.523100
Brazil (Real) 0.393740 0.307140
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.836250 1.258080
Chile (Peso) 0.002220 0.001860
China (Yuan) 0.212710 0.186900
Colombia (Peso) 0.000500 0.000330
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002500 0.002160
Czech (Koruna) 0.064140 0.053690
Denmark (Krone) 0.211730 0.197120
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.030330 0.022210
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.563590 0.386080
Egypt (Pound) 0.088700 0.045590
Euro (Euro) 1.578490 1.453280
Fiji (Dollar) 0.695690 0.583680
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.206660 0.145750
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063740 0.042540
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.178450 0.163240
Hungary (Forint) 0.005280 0.004600
Iceland (Krona) 0.013010 0.008500
India (Rupee) 0.020970 0.018330
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.410100 0.360190
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.012140 0.008520
Japan (Yen) 0.012620 0.011850
Jordan (Dinar) 2.114533 1.600702
Kenya (Shilling) 0.015180 0.010410
Korea (Won) 0.001300 0.001130
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.362240 0.320230
Mexico (Peso) 0.075490 0.068570
Morocco (Dirham) 0.161410 0.108530
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.966200 0.895590
Norway (Kroner) 0.164930 0.152420
Oman (Rial) 3.963290 2.947980
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.010650 0.003150
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.450350 0.394650
Philippines (Peso) 0.027930 0.024830
Poland (Zloty) 0.391990 0.342780
Qatar (Riyal) 0.412380 0.282560
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.383770 0.315560
Singapore (Dollar) 1.042130 0.935320
South Africa (Rand) 0.100910 0.088620
Sweden (Krone) 0.151430 0.140320
Switzerland (Franc) 1.392420 1.308620
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047860 0.042160
Thailand (Baht) 0.046030 0.041120
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.225120 0.153690
Turkey (New Lira) 0.274330 0.233520
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.393580 0.322170
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.827770 1.702560
United States (Dollar) 1.365600 1.315600

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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