Purchase and sale of foreign currency1
You can buy over 40 foreign currencies. Currently available:
- Euros (EUR)
- British pounds (GBP)
- Canadian dollars (CAD)
- Mexican pesos (MXN)
Requests for infrequently used currencies may take some time to process based on availability. They must be requested in advance.
You can purchase foreign currency through:
- Identified ATMs (euros)
- Banco Popular’s Foreign Exchange Department (Santurce)
- Banco Popular branch at the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport
To exchange foreign currency for dollars, you can visit any Banco Popular branch. The buy-back rate will be different from the rate of ordering the currency; only bills are accepted, coins are not accepted. Learn about the currencies we offer
Withdrawal of euros at ATMs3
Get euros at our ATMs in these locations:
- Popular Center
- Plaza Las Américass
- Plaza del Caribe
- Mayagüez Suau
- Arecibo San Luis
- Stop 22 in Santurce
- The Mall of San Juan
Use our Locator for more details.
Withdrawing euros from ATMs at the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport3
Only Banco Popular allows you to withdraw euros3 from its ATMs at the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport; they are located in Terminal B and Terminal C.
Wire transfers of funds in foreign currency4
The Foreign Exchange Department offers a quote service to transfer funds in foreign currency. It is available to:
- Individual customers - through branches
- Commercial customers - at branches or through Web Cash Manager
A preferential rate is applied for the convenience of commercial customers who, due to their business activity, are active in international transfers and their transactions are greater than $15,000.
Avoid risks and possible losses that may result from constant fluctuations on the foreign exchange market. With a Forward Contract, you can fix the exchange rate of your international banking transactions that will be liquidated on a future date.
For more information, visit our Resource Center.