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 2018-11-16) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.340100 1.290100
Euro (Euro) 1.560700 1.435490
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.754020 1.628810
Australia (Dollar) 1.005480 0.929970
Japan (Yen) 0.012110 0.011340
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-11-16) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.044060 0.026450
Australia (Dollar) 1.005480 0.929970
Barbados (Dollar) 0.706760 0.416750
Belize (Dollar) 0.756750 0.510940
Brazil (Real) 0.398100 0.311500
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.805590 1.227420
Chile (Peso) 0.002180 0.001830
China (Yuan) 0.202450 0.176640
Colombia (Peso) 0.000480 0.000310
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002430 0.002090
Czech (Koruna) 0.062880 0.052440
Denmark (Krone) 0.209370 0.194760
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.030030 0.021910
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.554180 0.376670
Egypt (Pound) 0.084430 0.041320
Euro (Euro) 1.560700 1.435490
Fiji (Dollar) 0.689750 0.577740
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.202560 0.141660
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063260 0.042060
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.175500 0.160290
Hungary (Forint) 0.005150 0.004470
Iceland (Krona) 0.012490 0.007980
India (Rupee) 0.019810 0.017170
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.394480 0.344570
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011760 0.008140
Japan (Yen) 0.012110 0.011340
Jordan (Dinar) 2.077259 1.563428
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014650 0.009880
Korea (Won) 0.001290 0.001120
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.346120 0.304110
Mexico (Peso) 0.069670 0.062750
Morocco (Dirham) 0.160650 0.107760
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.943740 0.873130
Norway (Kroner) 0.163660 0.151150
Oman (Rial) 3.897040 2.881730
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.010880 0.003380
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.432940 0.377240
Philippines (Peso) 0.027340 0.024240
Poland (Zloty) 0.386260 0.337050
Qatar (Riyal) 0.405490 0.275670
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.376800 0.308590
Singapore (Dollar) 1.006740 0.899930
South Africa (Rand) 0.101170 0.088880
Sweden (Krone) 0.152860 0.141750
Switzerland (Franc) 1.354780 1.270970
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047050 0.041350
Thailand (Baht) 0.043680 0.038770
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.222850 0.151420
Turkey (New Lira) 0.280690 0.239890
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.386630 0.315230
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.754020 1.628810
United States (Dollar) 1.340100 1.290100

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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