How do I purchase foreign currency?

  • Bell Bank customers with an open deposit account can order foreign currency, in person, at any Bell Bank branch (exchange rates apply).
  • While customers can order a variety of foreign currency, not all currencies are available. Please call or stop by your local branch to check on         availability.
  • Limited supply of Euro and Canadian currencies are kept on-hand at designated locations: Fargo, N.D., - Headquarters, Fargo, N.D., -                   Downtown and Moorhead, Minn.
  • Maximum limits apply for purchase of on hand foreign currency.
  • Other foreign currency can be ordered, in person, by customers at any of our full service bank locations (fees may apply).
  • Ordered currency ships directly to the bank branch, and the customer will be notified upon its arrival.
  • Foreign currency cannot be sold in increments less than $5.

How long does it take for ordered foreign currency to arrive?

  • Foreign currency arrives 2-3 business days from the date of the order (orders placed after 2:30 p. m. CT are considered next business day).

How do I sell foreign currency?

  • Bell Bank customers with an open deposit account can exchange their foreign currency at any bank branch (exchange rates apply).
  • While customers can sell a variety of foreign currency, not all currencies can be exchanged. Please call or stop by your local branch to ask             about acceptable currencies.
  • Foreign currency bills smaller than $5 cannot be exchanged.  Foreign coin cannot be exchanged.
  • Foreign currency bills are subject to review before completing exchange.  Not all currencies are available for exchange.

Are there fees for exchanging foreign currency?

  • Fees apply when exchanging foreign currency that must be sent back to the vendor. However, there are no fees for exchanging on-hand                 currency.

For More Information

If you have further questions about our foreign exchange policy, please call or stop by your local branch, and our friendly staff can help you.