Olympia FX FAQ
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No - just head to PayFX.com and order your travel cash online! You have the option of creating an account for future transactions or you can make a purchase as a guest.

The first step is to open an account by filling out the online forms. This should only take about 5 minutes to fill out. Once that is complete, a Foreign Exchange Specialist will give you a call to better understand your business needs.

The first step is to open an account by filling out the online forms. This should only take about 5 minutes to fill out. Once that is complete, a Foreign Exchange Specialist will give you a call to better understand your transaction needs.

In order to comply with the policies and procedures governing against money laundering and terrorist financing in Canada, US and the UK, we require KYC (know your customer) forms accompanied by government issued photo ID. Read more about compliance.

Some transactions such as wires, may have additional fees associated (your first wire is free), however these will be clearly explained to you and will be at a fraction of the cost charged by other providers.

Yes. Simply let us know where your payments are coming from or need to be sent and we will handle the rest.

Yes. The minimum transaction amount is $10,000 USD for corporations and $25,000 USD for individuals. Required minimums may be slightly higher for other currencies. Contact us for more information.

Olympia Trust trades up to 140 major currencies with banking partnerships in North America and the UK. See the full list here.

Yes, Olympia Trust Company is connected to the global SWIFT, allowing us to quickly send funds around the world.

In order to enter into a forward contract with Olympia you must be defined as a "Qualified Party". As a trust company organized in accordance with the Loan and Trust Corporations Act (Alberta), Olympia is considered to be a "Qualified Party" under these orders. The most commonly used category of "Qualified Party" for an individual, is an individual who either alone or with their spouse, has net assets of at least $5 million excluding their principal residence and can provide proof with supporting financial documents.

If you are a resident of any other Province or Territory of Canada please contact Olympia and we will assist you in determining whether you can enter into a Forward Contract with Olympia.

A "Qualified Party" is defined by British Columbia Securities Commission Blanket Order 91-501, Alberta Securities Commission Blanket Order 91-506, Saskatchewan Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority General Order 91-908, or the Manitoba Securities Commission Blanket Order 91-501, or, as applicable.

In order to enter into a forward contract with Olympia you must be defined as a "Qualified Party". As a trust company organized in accordance with the Loan and Trust Corporations Act (Alberta), Olympia is considered to be a "Qualified Party" under these orders. The most commonly used category of "Qualified Party" is a corporation, partnership or trust that has total assets of at least $25 million as shown on their most recently prepared annual financial statements.

If you are a resident of any other Province or Territory of Canada please contact Olympia and we will assist you in determining whether you can enter into a Forward Contract with Olympia.

A "Qualified Party" is defined by British Columbia Securities Commission Blanket Order 91-501, Alberta Securities Commission Blanket Order 91-506, Saskatchewan Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority General Order 91-908, or the Manitoba Securities Commission Blanket Order 91-501, or, as applicable.

Still have a question? Call

  1.866.752.7135

Still have a question? Call

  1.866.752.7135
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