Foreign currency & exchange rates

To order foreign cash, drafts and wire transfers, please visit a branch. If you require more information regarding foreign cash/draft 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 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 2020-05-29) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.402500 1.352500
Euro (Euro) 1.593350 1.468140
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.762090 1.636890
Australia (Dollar) 0.957170 0.887260
Japan (Yen) 0.014150 0.012530
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2020-05-29) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.023800 0.016290
Australia (Dollar) 0.957170 0.887260
Barbados (Dollar) 0.738310 0.620500
Belize (Dollar) 0.787970 0.591070
Brazil (Real) 0.295900 0.217690
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.771960 1.493930
Chile (Peso) 0.001890 0.001560
China (Yuan) 0.205960 0.178660
Colombia (Peso) 0.000430 0.000330
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002650 0.002310
Czech (Koruna) 0.061630 0.053290
Denmark (Krone) 0.213570 0.199360
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.027230 0.023380
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.546010 0.472000
Egypt (Pound) 0.096370 0.080060
Euro (Euro) 1.593350 1.468140
Fiji (Dollar) 0.707110 0.602700
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.193990 0.169680
Honduras (Lempira) 0.061920 0.047500
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.184530 0.171320
Hungary (Forint) 0.004840 0.004010
Iceland (Krona) 0.011260 0.009550
India (Rupee) 0.019780 0.017120
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.427280 0.369780
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011790 0.008670
Japan (Yen) 0.014150 0.012530
Jordan (Dinar) 2.101068 1.807097
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014000 0.011590
Korea (Won) 0.001210 0.001070
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.345450 0.307240
Mexico (Peso) 0.066300 0.060030
Morocco (Dirham) 0.159140 0.132320
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.896290 0.827780
Norway (Kroner) 0.148850 0.137140
Oman (Rial) 3.922560 3.293050
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.009320 0.005370
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.440430 0.376820
Philippines (Peso) 0.029490 0.026440
Poland (Zloty) 0.378140 0.328520
Qatar (Riyal) 0.415800 0.318920
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.392200 0.324890
Singapore (Dollar) 1.021800 0.930890
South Africa (Rand) 0.084990 0.073710
Sweden (Krone) 0.152040 0.139440
Switzerland (Franc) 1.473870 1.388960
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.049860 0.044600
Thailand (Baht) 0.046990 0.041890
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.223630 0.160300
Turkey (New Lira) 0.229030 0.187720
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.401120 0.337410
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.762090 1.636890
United States (Dollar) 1.402500 1.352500

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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