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 2018-06-21) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.356400 1.306400
Euro (Euro) 1.594830 1.489620
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.815910 1.710700
Australia (Dollar) 1.028640 0.953930
Japan (Yen) 0.012480 0.011770
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-06-21) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.057280 0.034370
Australia (Dollar) 1.028640 0.953930
Barbados (Dollar) 0.707140 0.423930
Belize (Dollar) 0.764300 0.520500
Brazil (Real) 0.397160 0.309050
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.822900 1.250620
Chile (Peso) 0.002300 0.001950
China (Yuan) 0.218060 0.191350
Colombia (Peso) 0.000530 0.000350
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002590 0.002270
Czech (Koruna) 0.064840 0.054280
Denmark (Krone) 0.215350 0.200740
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.030600 0.022540
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.559300 0.383990
Egypt (Pound) 0.085500 0.041890
Euro (Euro) 1.594830 1.489620
Fiji (Dollar) 0.698480 0.590570
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.209700 0.148990
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063680 0.043330
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.176410 0.162300
Hungary (Forint) 0.005230 0.004540
Iceland (Krona) 0.014080 0.009380
India (Rupee) 0.021180 0.018390
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.401920 0.357010
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011580 0.007760
Japan (Yen) 0.012480 0.011770
Jordan (Dinar) 2.097785 1.590534
Kenya (Shilling) 0.015060 0.010300
Korea (Won) 0.001310 0.001160
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.361470 0.321660
Mexico (Peso) 0.069710 0.063470
Morocco (Dirham) 0.161670 0.108360
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.958280 0.887470
Norway (Kroner) 0.170730 0.158720
Oman (Rial) 3.549180 2.930680
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.012090 0.004240
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.447890 0.394380
Philippines (Peso) 0.027210 0.024220
Poland (Zloty) 0.405250 0.345950
Qatar (Riyal) 0.409270 0.280970
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.378910 0.313700
Singapore (Dollar) 1.026880 0.921370
South Africa (Rand) 0.106220 0.092500
Sweden (Krone) 0.155740 0.145030
Switzerland (Franc) 1.385190 1.302280
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.048010 0.042600
Thailand (Baht) 0.043920 0.039210
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.224900 0.154380
Turkey (New Lira) 0.314950 0.271840
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.388080 0.320270
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.815910 1.710700
United States (Dollar) 1.356400 1.306400

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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