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 2018-09-18) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.325600 1.275600
Euro (Euro) 1.585670 1.460460
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.773930 1.648720
Australia (Dollar) 0.984050 0.908540
Japan (Yen) 0.012060 0.011290
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-09-18) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.040470 0.022860
Australia (Dollar) 0.984050 0.908540
Barbados (Dollar) 0.695520 0.405510
Belize (Dollar) 0.748900 0.503100
Brazil (Real) 0.361730 0.275120
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.788160 1.209990
Chile (Peso) 0.002130 0.001770
China (Yuan) 0.202520 0.176710
Colombia (Peso) 0.000500 0.000330
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002510 0.002170
Czech (Koruna) 0.065080 0.054630
Denmark (Krone) 0.212770 0.198160
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.029760 0.021640
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.548830 0.371320
Egypt (Pound) 0.083580 0.040470
Euro (Euro) 1.585670 1.460460
Fiji (Dollar) 0.677990 0.565980
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.201950 0.141040
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063030 0.041830
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.173400 0.158190
Hungary (Forint) 0.005190 0.004510
Iceland (Krona) 0.013740 0.009230
India (Rupee) 0.019350 0.016720
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000110 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.402850 0.352940
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.010920 0.007300
Japan (Yen) 0.012060 0.011290
Jordan (Dinar) 2.056822 1.542991
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014770 0.010000
Korea (Won) 0.001280 0.001110
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.346330 0.304320
Mexico (Peso) 0.074060 0.067140
Morocco (Dirham) 0.160750 0.107860
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.901830 0.831220
Norway (Kroner) 0.167350 0.154840
Oman (Rial) 3.859360 2.844050
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.011650 0.004150
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.437090 0.381380
Philippines (Peso) 0.026420 0.023320
Poland (Zloty) 0.393170 0.343960
Qatar (Riyal) 0.401580 0.271760
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.373090 0.304880
Singapore (Dollar) 0.998770 0.891960
South Africa (Rand) 0.095160 0.082870
Sweden (Krone) 0.153040 0.141930
Switzerland (Franc) 1.397670 1.313860
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.046620 0.040920
Thailand (Baht) 0.043640 0.038730
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.220700 0.149270
Turkey (New Lira) 0.236960 0.196150
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.382690 0.311280
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.773930 1.648720
United States (Dollar) 1.325600 1.275600

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.