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 2020-02-21) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.350600 1.300600
Euro (Euro) 1.495250 1.370040
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.777070 1.651860
Australia (Dollar) 0.917800 0.847890
Japan (Yen) 0.013160 0.011540
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2020-02-21) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.025170 0.017660
Australia (Dollar) 0.917800 0.847890
Barbados (Dollar) 0.714330 0.596520
Belize (Dollar) 0.762000 0.565090
Brazil (Real) 0.343520 0.265310
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.709430 1.431400
Chile (Peso) 0.001830 0.001500
China (Yuan) 0.201510 0.174200
Colombia (Peso) 0.000450 0.000350
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002560 0.002220
Czech (Koruna) 0.061950 0.053610
Denmark (Krone) 0.199990 0.185780
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.027620 0.023770
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.526860 0.452850
Egypt (Pound) 0.094600 0.078290
Euro (Euro) 1.495250 1.370040
Fiji (Dollar) 0.685840 0.581430
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.188410 0.164100
Honduras (Lempira) 0.060210 0.045790
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.177120 0.163910
Hungary (Forint) 0.004690 0.003870
Iceland (Krona) 0.011460 0.009750
India (Rupee) 0.019980 0.017310
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.422740 0.365230
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011680 0.008560
Japan (Yen) 0.013160 0.011540
Jordan (Dinar) 2.027866 1.733895
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014200 0.011790
Korea (Won) 0.001190 0.001050
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.344670 0.306470
Mexico (Peso) 0.073930 0.067660
Morocco (Dirham) 0.154740 0.127920
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.879550 0.811040
Norway (Kroner) 0.149150 0.137440
Oman (Rial) 3.787720 3.158210
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.009440 0.005490
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.429750 0.366140
Philippines (Peso) 0.028230 0.025190
Poland (Zloty) 0.367980 0.318360
Qatar (Riyal) 0.401790 0.304910
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.378760 0.311450
Singapore (Dollar) 0.993960 0.903050
South Africa (Rand) 0.094270 0.082990
Sweden (Krone) 0.142010 0.129400
Switzerland (Franc) 1.395290 1.310380
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047520 0.042260
Thailand (Baht) 0.045640 0.040530
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.215800 0.152470
Turkey (New Lira) 0.244150 0.202840
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.386990 0.323280
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.777070 1.651860
United States (Dollar) 1.350600 1.300600

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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