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Currency Exchange

Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, we can help you get foreign currencies from more than 90 countries around the world.

Money That's Well-Traveled

With years of international banking experience, we can answer questions about your destination’s accepted currency, make the proper conversions and exchange leftover funds for U.S. dollars upon your return.

Currencies From 90+ Countries

With more than 90 currencies to choose from, City National ensures you’ll have the legal tender you need to make purchases at your destination.

Competitive Exchange Rates¹

Avoid costly exchange rate fees while traveling. Order foreign currency before your trip from your local City National Bank.

Quick & Convenient

Most orders requested before 2 p.m. PT will be available by the next business day, while orders requested after 2 p.m. PT will be available within two business days.

Exchange for U.S. Dollars Upon Returning¹

When you return from your trip, you can easily exchange foreign currency for U.S. dollars.


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Special handling and special order requests can be accommodated for City National Bank clients in many cases. Non-clients are limited to USD $2,500 per day in foreign currency.

Some major currencies at select banking offices may be available the same business day. In most cases, orders requested before 2 p.m. PT will be available by the next business day, while orders requested after 2 p.m. PT will be available within two business days. Rest assured, your Relationship Manager will do whatever they can to get you the foreign currency you need before your next trip.

There is no service fee for City National Bank clients who order foreign currency. Non-clients may be assessed a service fee depending on their transaction.

To order foreign currency, contact your Relationship Manager or visit your local City National Bank branch.

Upon your return, City National Bank will exchange your foreign currency for U.S. dollars for no additional fee. Simply contact your Relationship Manager or visit your local branch to make an exchange.

City National Bank offers foreign currency exchange at most of our bank branches. To find a City National Bank branch near you, visit our branch locator page.

Doing business internationally?

Our global trade experts can help your company mitigate risks, expedite transactions, maximize liquidity, improve cash flow and transact abroad.

Other International Banking Services

Foreign Currency Accounts

Send and receive foreign currency and help manage portfolio risk with a U.S.-domiciled Foreign Currency Deposit Account.2

International Wire Transfers

Send or receive funds in U.S. dollars or foreign currencies from around the world — wherever you are.


Please view our Foreign Exchange Sales and Trading Practices for more information about our foreign exchange standards.

1. Currency is sold or purchased at City National's announced rates. Currency returned following delivery will be repurchased at City National's then current purchase rate. A service charge may apply on a transaction under a stated U.S. dollar amount. Orders for currency cancelled following confirmation but before delivery are subject to reversal at City National's then current purchase rate. Special orders for currency not carried in stock must be prepaid. Other transaction minimums and service fees may apply. Ask us for details.

2. Clients must maintain at least one City National Bank U.S. dollar deposit account in good standing to qualify for a Foreign Currency Deposit Account. A Foreign Currency Deposit Account may be opened concurrently with a U.S. dollar deposit account if necessary.