Scotia Simple Switch® for Visa* Program

We'll make it easy for you


Once you've been approved for a new Scotiabank Visa account and provided us with the necessary details, the Scotia Simple Switch for Visa program takes care of:

  • Transferring outstanding balances from other financial institutions to your Scotiabank Visa account
  • Transferring pre-authorized transactions from your old financial institution to your Scotiabank Visa account
  • Sending a request to close your old credit card account

Free & Convenient

The Scotia Simple Switch® for Visa* program is a convenient, free service that makes it easy to switch to Scotiabank from another financial institution.


  • Consolidating and carrying balances with one institution makes bill payments easier
  • We may even be able to save you money by reducing the amount of interest your pay
  • Not sure which Visa account is best for you? Compare our cards to find the one that best suits your needs

Make the switch

Simply visit your local branch.

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