Order foreign currencies

Cash for travelling

Ordering foreign currency made easy: with the PostFinance service, you’ll be well prepared for your holiday. Order your banknotes in one of around 70 foreign currencies in e-finance or by telephone and have the money delivered conveniently to your home or place of work.

Foreign currency: Have cash conveniently delivered to your home

  • Cash (notes) can be delivered to private or business addresses across Switzerland

  • Around 70 currencies (main and secondary currencies) to choose from

  • Order amount: equivalent of min. CHF 100 and max. CHF 100,000

    • You are a PostFinance customer domiciled in Switzerland or the Principality of Liechtenstein
    • You have a private or savings account in CHF, EUR or USD with PostFinance
  • Main currencies

    United States dollar
    Swiss Franc
    Australian dollar
    Canadian dollar
    Czech koruna
    Danish krone
    British pound
    Hong Kong dollar
    Japanese yen
    Norwegian krone
    New Zealand dollar
    Swedish krone
    Singapore dollar
    Thai baht
    Turkish lira

    Secondary currencies

    Secondary currencies can be requested in e-finance or can be viewed via the following link.

    Country information

    Information on the individual countries and their currency regulations can be obtained from our partner, Swiss Bankers.

  • Account typeAvailable currenciesPrices and conditions
    Account type
    Account in CHF
    Available currencies
    Prices and conditions
    • CHF 8/order
    • When withdrawing CHF cash: 1.5% premium  of the order amount (min. CHF 10 / max. CHF 250)
    • When withdrawing foreign currency cash, no premium is incurred
    Account type
    Account in EUR
    Available currencies
    Prices and conditions
    • EUR 8/order
    • 1% premium of the order amount
    Account type
    Account in USD
    Available currencies
    Prices and conditions
    • USD 8/order
    • 1% premium of the order amount

    The exchange rate applicable at the time each order is submitted shall be applied.

  • Delivery

    • The currency is delivered by Swiss Bankers
    • Delivery is possible throughout Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein

    Delivery period

    • Orders received by 3 p.m. on weekdays are generally delivered the next working day
    • Orders received after 3 p.m. on weekdays are generally delivered in two working days
    • In the event of a order for cash in an secondary currency or for consignments with an equivalent amount in excess of CHF 20,000, delivery takes 2 to 5 working days
    • You can order the foreign currency you require from your personal or savings account and have it delivered to your home. To do this, select the “Order foreign currency” product in e-finance, contact us by phone on 0848 888 900 (max. CHF 0.08/min. within Switzerland) or send us the completed The link will open in a new window order form.

    • In addition to Swiss francs, you can also withdraw euros from Postomats.

    • If you have enough time, keep an eye on the daily exchange rate. When the exchange rate is relatively low, it is worth ordering the foreign currency you want.

    • Yes. Once you have selected the currency and amount you want, you can add more currencies to the same order.

    • Yes. You can specify the denominations you want (small, medium, large or a specific amount) when ordering.

    • It is not possible to exchange cash foreign currency for Swiss francs at PostFinance branches or Postomats. Francs (notes and coins) and euros (notes only) can be paid in at Swiss Post branches that accept euros.

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