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OCBC exchange rate

A complete list of OCBC's foreign currency exchange rates.

Finding a more favourable exchange rate can make a significant difference in the amount of money that arrives at the other end of an international money transfer. If you’re after the best exchange rate you can get, it’s worth comparing OCBC Bank’s alongside some specialist money transfer services. Often, you’re able to get a better deal elsewhere than with your usual bank.

Begin by checking out OCBC Bank’s current exchange rates and comparing them to some other options.

What are OCBC Bank’s exchange rates like?

Take a look at the approximate FX rates OCBC Bank is offering below. This table is accurate as of 26 March 2021.

On the table, the buying rate is the exchange rate at which OCBC Bank would buy a foreign currency and convert into Singapore dollars for you. The selling rate is opposite, meaning that it’s the rate which OCBC Bank would buy your Singapore dollars and convert into foreign currency for you. This is the exchange rate you’ll need to pay attention to if you want to send your Singapore dollars overseas.

Currency codeUnitCurrencyOCBC sells TT/ODOCBC buys TTOCBC buys O/D
ZAR100 ZARAfrican Rand9.1702N/AN/A
USD1 USDAmerican Dollar1.35661.33661.3316
AUD1 AUDAustralian Dollar1.04161.01291.0079
CAD1 CADCanadian Dollar1.08221.05981.0538
CNH100 CNHChinese Yuan Offshore20.904220.4042N/A
DKK100 DKKDanish Kroner21.725121.087320.7873
EUR1 EUREuro1.60471.56841.5624
HKD100 HKDHong Kong Dollar17.546517.126517.0265
INR100 INRIndian Rupees1.8890N/AN/A
IDR100 IDRIndonesian Rupiah0.0096N/AN/A
JPY100 JPYJapanese Yen1.24521.21451.2105
MXN100 MXNMexican Peso6.7058N/AN/A
NZD1 NZDNew Zealand Dollar0.95500.92760.9226
NOK100 NOKNorwegian Kroner15.934715.401315.1013
PHP100 PHPPhilippine Peso2.8236N/AN/A
RUB100 RUBRussian Rouble1.82211.6972N/A
SAR100 SARSaudi Riyal36.8752N/AN/A
LKR100 LKRSri Lanka Rupees0.6931N/AN/A
GBP1 GBPSterling Pound1.87331.83101.8210
SEK100 SEKSwedish Kroner15.858515.366015.0660
CHF100 CHFSwiss Franc144.9049141.5590141.0590
THB100 THBThai Bahts4.40314.24864.1686
TRY100 TRYTurkish Lira17.4462N/AN/A
AED100 AEDUAE Dirham37.709535.6950N/A
Currency codeUnitCurrencyOCBC sells TT/ODOCBC buys TT
ZAR1 USDAfrican Rand14.7436N.A
AUD1 AUDAustralian Dollar0.77430.7493
CAD1 USDCanadian Dollar1.24471.2697
CNH1 USDChinese Yuan Offshore6.44046.6404
DKK1 USDDanish Kroner6.20446.4044
EUR1 EUREuro1.19091.1659
HKD1 USDHong Kong Dollar7.69877.8387
INR1 USDIndian Rupees70.8150N.A
IDR1 USDIndonesian Rupiah14010.0000N.A
JPY1 USDJapanese Yen108.2000110.7000
MXN1 USDMexican Peso20.1001N.A
NZD1 NZDNew Zealand Dollar0.71050.6855
NOK1 USDNorwegian Kroner8.49358.6935
PHP1 USDPhilippine Peso47.2750N.A
RUB1 USDRussian Ruble73.954579.2545
SAR1 USDSaudi Riyal3.6539N.A
LKR1 USDSri Lanka Rupees196.0000N.A
GBP1 GBPSterling Pound1.39191.3589
SEK1 USDSwedish Kroner8.53448.7344
CHF1 USDSwiss Franc0.92770.9527
THB1 USDThai Bahts30.060032.0600
TRY1 USDTurkish Lira7.7409N.A
AED1 USDUAE Dirham3.57453.7675

Sending money with OCBC Bank: What to know

What we like

  • No cable and commission fees. Enjoy fee-free overseas fund transfer conducted through OCBC digital banking.
  • High limits. The maximum overseas transfer limit is S$100,000 per day. If you’re a premier account holder, you can send up to S$200,000 daily.
  • Global savings account. If you are a frequent traveller and are in constant need of different foreign currencies, the OCBC Global Savings account allows you to transact in eight major currencies with one account.

What to watch out for

  • Uncompetitive exchange rates. OCBC Bank’s fees generally aren’t as competitive as those offered by dedicated money transfer services.

Find out what it’s like to send a money transfer with OCBC Bank

Compare OCBC exchange rate to online money transfer services

When you’re looking to make a foreign exchange transaction, it is advisable to compare OCBC’s FX rates to that of a specialist money transfer company. These companies typically offer more competitive exchange rates, and also charge lower fees than the banks (or no fees at all).

The table below shows a list of money transfer service providers and gives an indication of their exchange rates and fees.

Min. Transfer Amount Transfer Speed Online Transfer Fee Rate Amount Received Description CTA Details
SGD 0 Same day SGD 4.99 0.734 USD
7,332
Special offers like free transfers and better exchange rates available for new customers.
Remitly has quick, affordable transfers around the world, with both express and economy options.
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SGD 250 1 day SGD 0.00 0.739 USD
7,388
Exclusive offer: Discounted exchange rates for your first and ongoing transactions. $0 transfer fee.
OFX has no maximum limit transfers, with competitive exchange rates for 45+ currencies.
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SGD 2,000 1 day SGD 0.00 0.739 USD
7,388
TorFX guarantee to beat any competitor's exchange rate for a transaction. Conditions apply.
TorFX sends money overseas in 30+ currencies, with competitive rates for transfer amounts over $2,000.
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SGD 1 Same day SGD 3.99 0.738 USD
7,381
Use promo code 3FREE to send your first 3 transfers with no fee. Conditions apply.
WorldRemit sends money to 110+ countries for bank-to-bank deposits, cash pick-ups or mobile top-ups.
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SGD 250 1 day SGD 0.00 0.739 USD
7,388
Send guarantees to match any competitor's exchange rate. T&Cs apply.
Send has fee-free transfers in 30+ currencies to over 200 countries.
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SGD 1 1 - 2 days SGD 45.00 0.742 USD
7,384
Wise uses the mid-market rate and transparent fees to help you send money in 45+ currencies. Go to site Show details
SGD 5 1 - 2 days SGD 3.00 0.738 USD
7,375
Special offer: Zero fees on your first 10 transfers.
CurrencyFair has bank-beating exchange rates and fast transfer times on 15+ popular currencies.
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SGD 1 1 day SGD 43.00 0.742 USD
7,386
Pay no fees on your first two transfers, up to S$3000.
SingX offers the real exchange rate every time you make a transfer and can help you send money across the world.
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SGD 200 2 days SGD 50.00 0.736 USD
7,321
Exclusive: Use code FINDER10 to receive US$10 off your first transaction.
InstaReM offers simple transfers with a flat 0.5% transfer fee for most transfers.
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Compare up to 4 providers

Disclaimer: Exchange rates change often. Confirm the total cost with the provider before transferring money.

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