First National Bank Exchange Rates

First National Bank Exchange Rates, All exchange rates are updated regularly. These rates are indicative and exclude commission and charges. Rates may differ due to changing market conditions and the amount of transaction. Remember, if you are an FNB customer or you want to complete larger transactions, you could qualify for personalised discounted rates. Foreign exchange currencies included in the exchange rates below, may not be available for all foreign exchange products purchased and sold by FNB.


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Foreign exchange rates

Rand per Foreign currency unit

Description Code Bank Selling Rate Bank Buying TT Bank Buying Notes
EURO CURRENCY EUR 15.7330 15.1574 15.0919
BRITISH STERLING GBP 17.6821 16.9925 16.9044
US DOLLARS USD 13.7541 13.3239 13.2739

Foreign currency unit per Rand

Description Code Bank Selling Rate Bank Buying TT Bank Buying Notes
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES AED 0.2643 0.2787 0.2798
AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS AUD 0.0975 0.1025 0.1030
BOTSWANA PULA BWP 0.7483 0.7960 0.7998
CANADIAN DOLLARS CAD 0.0947 0.0999 0.1003
SWISS FRANCS CHF 0.0715 0.0753 0.0756
CHINESE RENMINBI CNY 0.4923 0.5187 0.5207
DANISH KRONE DKK 0.4707 0.4960 0.4981
GHANAIAN CEDI GHS 0.3471 n/a n/a
HONG KONG DOLLARS HKD 0.5616 0.5920 0.5945
INDIAN RUPEES INR 5.0817 5.3540 5.3741
JAPANESE YEN JPY 8.1160 8.5519 8.5902
KENYAN SCHILLINGS KES 7.3494 7.7982 7.8277
LESOTHO LOTI LSL 1.0000 1.0000 1.0000
MAURITIUS RUPEES MUR 2.4503 2.6244 2.6351
MALAWI KWACHA MWK 51.4890 n/a n/a
NAMIBIAN DOLLAR NAD 1.0000 1.0000 1.0000
NIGERIAN NAIRA NGN 25.8541 n/a n/a
NORWEGIAN KRONER NOK 0.6089 0.6414 0.6439
NEW ZEALAND DOLLARS NZD 0.1033 0.1089 0.1094
POLAND ZLOTYCH PLN 3.7038 3.5150 3.5004
SWEDISH KRONER SEK 0.6445 0.6791 0.6818
SINGAPORE DOLLARS SGD 0.0980 0.1035 0.1039
SWAZILAND LILANGENI SZL 1.0000 1.0000 1.0000
THAILAND BAHT THB 2.3530 2.4797 2.4902
TANZANIAN SHILLINGS TZS 164.1326 175.4836 176.0729
UGANDAN SHILLINGS UGX 266.3642 283.4959 284.4190
ZAMBIAN KWACHA ZMW 0.8429 n/a n/a

Change the way you do your foreign exchange

Time is money


Why queue in a branch or on the phone when you can do your foreign exchange anytime, anywhere via one of our self-service channels.
It is quick, easy and you save on fees if you do it via an electronic platform.
As we expand our foreign exchange solutions across various electronic platforms, we are reducing the number of branches that will be buying and selling foreign notes. View our easy to navigate branch listing included in this brochure.

Foreign Exchange solutions at your fingertips


Send and receive money worldwide with Online Banking and the FNB APP:
• Upload documents online
• Save beneficiaries
• Accept exchange rates
• Earn eBucks*
Hassle-free international travel Order foreign notes or a Multi-currency Cash Passport™ online and we can deliver# to your door.
Foreign Exchange for travel purposes can be ordered up to 60 days before your departure.
Open a Global Account online in a few minutes and start saving in foreign currency. Transfer your savings to your Cash Passport
and spend what you have saved. Send cash into Africa and the world with MoneyGram via FNB ATMs and Cellphone Banking. PayPal is the safe and easy way to pay and get paid when shopping online or making payments. FNB offers the Top-up and Withdraw service to transfer funds to or from a PayPal account.