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 2019-06-24) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.345600 1.295600
Euro (Euro) 1.564390 1.439180
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.745640 1.620430
Australia (Dollar) 0.959380 0.887570
Japan (Yen) 0.012780 0.012000
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2019-06-24) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.035470 0.024260
Australia (Dollar) 0.959380 0.887570
Barbados (Dollar) 0.713630 0.418020
Belize (Dollar) 0.759500 0.511590
Brazil (Real) 0.388020 0.304510
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.819150 1.231780
Chile (Peso) 0.002120 0.001800
China (Yuan) 0.205230 0.179320
Colombia (Peso) 0.000480 0.000310
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002500 0.002180
Czech (Koruna) 0.063390 0.053380
Denmark (Krone) 0.209340 0.195130
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.029750 0.021780
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.557110 0.377200
Egypt (Pound) 0.091230 0.044220
Euro (Euro) 1.564390 1.439180
Fiji (Dollar) 0.675780 0.568270
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.203000 0.142990
Honduras (Lempira) 0.061680 0.041740
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.176270 0.161360
Hungary (Forint) 0.005090 0.004440
Iceland (Krona) 0.012220 0.008210
India (Rupee) 0.020540 0.017870
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.401320 0.353910
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.012230 0.007850
Japan (Yen) 0.012780 0.012000
Jordan (Dinar) 2.089224 1.568163
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014840 0.010050
Korea (Won) 0.001240 0.001090
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.348060 0.308650
Mexico (Peso) 0.073450 0.066990
Morocco (Dirham) 0.160940 0.107730
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.915080 0.843970
Norway (Kroner) 0.162130 0.150720
Oman (Rial) 3.918030 2.888620
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.009300 0.003200
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.440300 0.387690
Philippines (Peso) 0.027960 0.024880
Poland (Zloty) 0.388000 0.342450
Qatar (Riyal) 0.407680 0.276060
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.378710 0.309500
Singapore (Dollar) 1.023140 0.916030
South Africa (Rand) 0.099520 0.087460
Sweden (Krone) 0.147410 0.137100
Switzerland (Franc) 1.389850 1.312140
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.046750 0.041390
Thailand (Baht) 0.046590 0.041680
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.222950 0.151050
Turkey (New Lira) 0.254670 0.220060
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.386830 0.316120
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.745640 1.620430
United States (Dollar) 1.345600 1.295600

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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