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 2019-10-18) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.339150 1.289150
Euro (Euro) 1.527750 1.402540
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.755490 1.630280
Australia (Dollar) 0.942040 0.872130
Japan (Yen) 0.013430 0.011800
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2019-10-18) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.026260 0.018750
Australia (Dollar) 0.942040 0.872130
Barbados (Dollar) 0.706600 0.588790
Belize (Dollar) 0.756270 0.559360
Brazil (Real) 0.358820 0.280610
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.695640 1.417610
Chile (Peso) 0.002040 0.001720
China (Yuan) 0.198540 0.171230
Colombia (Peso) 0.000440 0.000340
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002490 0.002150
Czech (Koruna) 0.061880 0.053540
Denmark (Krone) 0.204330 0.190120
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.027640 0.023790
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.522630 0.448620
Egypt (Pound) 0.090260 0.073950
Euro (Euro) 1.527750 1.402540
Fiji (Dollar) 0.658340 0.553940
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.184140 0.159840
Honduras (Lempira) 0.059790 0.045370
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.174480 0.161270
Hungary (Forint) 0.004880 0.004050
Iceland (Krona) 0.011640 0.009930
India (Rupee) 0.020040 0.017370
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.406250 0.348740
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011800 0.008680
Japan (Yen) 0.013430 0.011800
Jordan (Dinar) 2.011716 1.717746
Kenya (Shilling) 0.013770 0.011360
Korea (Won) 0.001210 0.001070
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.342510 0.304300
Mexico (Peso) 0.072720 0.066450
Morocco (Dirham) 0.155390 0.128570
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.879280 0.810770
Norway (Kroner) 0.150350 0.138640
Oman (Rial) 3.757970 3.128460
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.009240 0.005290
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.431990 0.368380
Philippines (Peso) 0.027900 0.024860
Poland (Zloty) 0.375790 0.326170
Qatar (Riyal) 0.398690 0.301820
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.375770 0.308460
Singapore (Dollar) 1.010300 0.919390
South Africa (Rand) 0.095250 0.083970
Sweden (Krone) 0.142310 0.129700
Switzerland (Franc) 1.376030 1.291120
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.046990 0.041730
Thailand (Baht) 0.047080 0.041970
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.213910 0.150580
Turkey (New Lira) 0.255180 0.213870
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.383880 0.320170
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.755490 1.630280
United States (Dollar) 1.339150 1.289150

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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