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 2019-10-11) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.345250 1.295250
Euro (Euro) 1.522140 1.396930
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.737410 1.612200
Australia (Dollar) 0.940270 0.870360
Japan (Yen) 0.013490 0.011870
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2019-10-11) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.026440 0.018930
Australia (Dollar) 0.940270 0.870360
Barbados (Dollar) 0.711180 0.593370
Belize (Dollar) 0.759320 0.562410
Brazil (Real) 0.363480 0.285270
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.702990 1.424960
Chile (Peso) 0.002040 0.001720
China (Yuan) 0.199050 0.171740
Colombia (Peso) 0.000440 0.000350
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002500 0.002160
Czech (Koruna) 0.061370 0.053030
Denmark (Krone) 0.203620 0.189410
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.027750 0.023900
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.524880 0.450870
Egypt (Pound) 0.090500 0.074190
Euro (Euro) 1.522140 1.396930
Fiji (Dollar) 0.658890 0.554480
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.184930 0.160620
Honduras (Lempira) 0.060050 0.045630
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.175240 0.162030
Hungary (Forint) 0.004850 0.004030
Iceland (Krona) 0.011700 0.009990
India (Rupee) 0.020160 0.017500
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.412530 0.355020
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011920 0.008800
Japan (Yen) 0.013490 0.011870
Jordan (Dinar) 2.020320 1.726349
Kenya (Shilling) 0.013820 0.011420
Korea (Won) 0.001220 0.001070
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.344040 0.305830
Mexico (Peso) 0.072540 0.066270
Morocco (Dirham) 0.155240 0.128420
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.879210 0.810700
Norway (Kroner) 0.152470 0.140760
Oman (Rial) 3.773820 3.144310
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.009270 0.005320
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.432630 0.369020
Philippines (Peso) 0.027880 0.024840
Poland (Zloty) 0.373060 0.323440
Qatar (Riyal) 0.400340 0.303460
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.377400 0.310100
Singapore (Dollar) 1.008530 0.917630
South Africa (Rand) 0.095360 0.084080
Sweden (Krone) 0.140980 0.128370
Switzerland (Franc) 1.368400 1.283490
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047090 0.041830
Thailand (Baht) 0.047070 0.041960
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.214540 0.151210
Turkey (New Lira) 0.252800 0.211500
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.385540 0.321830
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.737410 1.612200
United States (Dollar) 1.345250 1.295250

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.