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Certify provides a currency conversion feature that allows you to report expenses in a foreign currency and have the expense amounts converted to your default currency. This article shows you how to report expenses in foreign currency.

Certify pulls the FOREX data from SIX Financial, the Swiss operator of Europe's most important independent financial exchange. SIX compiles foreign exchange rates sourced from banks worldwide.

Please Note: To enable multiple currencies for your account, please see our Configuring Multiple Currencies article.  

Step 1: On your account homepage, under My Expense Reports, select Drafts.

 

Step 2: Under My Expense Reports, select the Name of the expense report you want to open.

Step 3: Under My Certify Wallet, open the receipt you would like to add to your report by clicking Add next to the receipt name.

Step 4: Click Edit or use the Cleanup Wizard to open the new expense line and enter the applicable details. 

Step 5: Select the appropriate currency in the dropdown. Click Save when you are finished with all of the expense details. 

Step 6: View the conversion rate by hovering your cursor over the green triangle next to the expense amount. 

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    Anant Khanolkar

    These currency rates are not what the hotels or my CC charges me when they convert my expenses. The conversion always results in less than my expense. How can this be rectified. Can one use the actual rate ?

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    Wes Pelletier

    Because credit card companies use their own calculations to determine, the service we use will likely not match amounts. Because of this, we'd advise using the amounts that are on the statement, and not convert them. You may also want to check with your company's accountants to see what they'd prefer you do.