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Foreign Exchange Services

Why exchange your currencies with UCU

UCU has launched a new Foreign Exchange service that allows you to buy and sell over 80 different foreign currencies in-branch or via phone. You can also have the currency delivered right to your door!

Need US dollars, Ukrainian Hryvnias, Euros, Poland Zloty, Yen or even Mexican Pesos? We got them all. United Kingdom Pound Sterling and Morocco Dirhams, Switzerland Francs and Cayman Island Dollars, and many others. And at competitive prices too.

Simplify your daily routine or business processes with UCU Foreign Exchange and Home Delivery services

  1. Ideal for members who frequently travel outside of Canada
  2. Convenient currency delivery directly to your branch or door step or office (for small business clients only)
  3. Receive competitive exchange rates
  4. Foreign exchange drafts (money order) available 

Should you have any questions or concerns, please visit your nearest UCU branch and talk to your Branch Staff or contact the UCU Call Center.

Everything you need to know about foreign exchange services:

Foreign currency is also known as foreign banknotes or cash. Foreign currency is often used when customers travel to foreign countries.

A foreign cheque is a cheque issued in a foreign currency by a foreign or domestic bank.

Most orders can be fulfilled within 1-2 business days. Delivery timelines can vary according to location and availability of foreign notes. Expedited shipping is also available.

Deliveries usually occur before 3pm local time. The courier does not setup specific delivery times.

Orders can be placed on non-business days. Please note that the rate shown on the system will be honoured and the order will be fulfilled the next business day.

While orders can be placed on weekends, they cannot be picked up by the courier on weekends. Note that only a few select postal codes offer Saturday pickups.

The courier will be instructed to deliver the package to the address that was entered into the system by the Branch Staff. If the courier was to make an error and not deliver to the address stated on the package, then UCU should be notified immediately. Once contacted, then an investigation will be opened with the courier. However, in this instance the customer won’t have to wait until the investigation is completed. A replacement order will be shipped immediately with overnight delivery.

  • Foreign Exchange Services