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Foreign Currency

With over 75 currencies available, you can get the currency you need - quickly and at competitive rates!

For information on exchange rates, call a branch or the Contact Centre at: 1-866-592-2226. 

  • Rates quoted are guaranteed that same day (on Saturdays, Friday’s rates apply).

​To order currency, please visit a branch.

  • US dollar (USD) currency is typically available on request. Meridian Members with USD and Canadian dollar (CAD) chequing or savings accounts can exchange between CAD and USD through online banking.

  • All other currencies, if ordered before 2:30 pm, are usually ready for you the next business day, two at most!

  • Fees may apply, please see Meridian Personal Accounts and Serv​ices​ for details.

Meridian can order and buy-back the following currencies:

Common Currencies

Country Currency Code Currency Name
United States USD Dollar
Euro EUR Euro
United Kingdom GBP Pound
Mexico MXN Peso
Australia AUD Dollar
China CNY Yuan
Renminbi
Japan JPY​ Yen
New Zealand NZD Dollar
Switzerland CHF Franc
Denmark DKK Krone
Scotland SCO Pound


Additional Currencies Available 

Country Currency Code Currency Name
Argentina ARS Peso
Bahamas BSD Dollar
Bahrain BHD Dinar
Barbados BBD Dollar
Belize BZD Dollar
Bermuda BMD Dollar
Bolivian BOB Boliviano
Brazil BRL Real
Bulgarian BON Lev
Cayman
Islands
KYD Dollar
Chile CLP Peso
Colombia COP Peso
Costa Rica CRC Colon
Croatian HRK Kuna
Czech
Republic
CZK Koruna
Dominican
Republic
DOP Peso
East
Caribbean
XCD Dollar
Egypt EGP Pound
Fiji FJD Dollar
Guatemala GTQ Quetzal
Honduras HNL Lempira
Hong Kong HKD Dollar
Hungary HUF Forint
Iceland ISK Krona
India INR Rupee
Indonesia IDR Rupiah
Israel ILS Sheqel
Jamaica JMD Dollar
Jordan JOD Jordan
Kenya KES Shilling
Kuwait KWD Dinar
Latvia LVL Lat
Lebanon LBP Pound
Lithuania LTL Litas
Malaysia MYR Ringgit
Morocco MAD Dirharn
Nepal NPR Rupee
Nicaragua NIO Cordoba
Northern
Ireland
NIP Pound
Sterling
Norway NOK Krone
Oman OMR Rial
Pakistan PKR Rupee
Paraguay PYG Guarani
Peru PEN Sol
Philippines PHP Peso
Poland PLN Zloty
Qatar QAR Rial
Romania RON Leu
Russia RUB Ruble
Saudi
Arabia
SAR Rial
Seychelles SCR Rupee
Singapore SGD Dollar
South
Africa
ZAR Rand
South
Korea
KRW Won
Sweden SEK Krona
Tahiti CFP Franc
Taiwan TWD Dollar
Thailand THB Baht
Trinidad TTD Dollar
Tunisia TND Dinar
Turkey TRY New Lira
Ukrain UAH Hryvnia
United Arab
Emirates
AED Dirham
Uruguay UYU Peso
Vietnam VND Dong