Scotiabank StartRight Program

Designed especially for newcomers to Canada

Establishing yourself in a new country and managing your finances can be very challenging. Whether you're planning your move to Canada or just landed, let Scotiabank help you.

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What are your plans in Canada?

Are you living in Canada now?

The Scotiabank StartRight® Program1 is designed to help new Canadians like you settle in. You can receive customized products, services and solutions tailored to meet your unique needs. Plus, our Scotiabank advisors offer expert guidance to help you build the life you want. To find out more, call toll-free at 1-866-800-5159 or visit a Scotiabank near you.

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Thank you for your interest.

The Scotiabank StartRight® Program1 has been specially designed for landed immigrants, foreign workers and international students who have been in Canada for three years or less. Please visit www.scotiabank.com to see products available to you.

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Whether you’re going to live in Canada permanently or temporarily, the Scotiabank StartRight® Program1 helps make the move easier. In select countries, you can open a bank account in Canada before you even arrive and wire up to CAD $50,0002 into your new account. And when you get here, our Scotiabank advisors can offer expert guidance to help you build the life you want.

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Looking for financial solutions and advice tailored for international students? The Scotiabank StartRight® Program1 is what you need. It offers free banking packages, a credit card even without income or credit history4, and access to scholarships opportunities. To find out more, call toll-free at 1-866-800-5159 or visit a Scotiabank near you.

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Thank you for your interest.

The Scotiabank StartRight®Program1 has been specially designed for landed immigrants, foreign workers and international students who have been in Canada for three years or less. Please visit www.scotiabank.com to see products available to you.

See more products

The Scotiabank StartRight® Program1 is designed to help make student life easier. In select countries, you can apply for a bank account in Canada and wire funds3 into your new account before you even arrive. Plus, when you get here, our Scotiabank advisors can offer expert financial advice to help you settle in.

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The Scotiabank StartRight® Program1 offers financial solutions designed for people working temporarily in Canada. You can open an account, apply for credit cards or get a mortgage to buy a home. Plus our Scotiabank advisors offer expert guidance to help you make the most of your Canadian experience. Find out more. Call toll-free at 1-866-800-5159 or visit a Scotiabank near you.

Find out more

Thank you for your interest.

The Scotiabank StartRight® Program1 has been specially designed for landed immigrants, foreign workers and international students who have been in Canada for three years or less. Please visit www.scotiabank.com to see products available to you.

See more products

Whether you’re going to live in Canada permanently or temporarily, the Scotiabank StartRight® Program1 helps make the move easier. In select countries, you can open a bank account in Canada before you even arrive and wire up to CAD $50,0002 into your new account. And when you get here, our Scotiabank advisors can offer expert guidance to help you build the life you want.

Find out more

What we offer

Program benefits

  • Receive $100 when you open an eligible chequing account.
  • Scotiabank Credit Card — Build your Canadian credit history.
  • Scotiabank StartRight Mortgage Program
    Own your first home with a hassle-free mortgage tailored to landed immigrants.
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Auto Loan

Program

  • Provides newcomers with a simple financing option for their vehicle purchase
  • Loans up to 60 months
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What we offer

Program benefits

  • Student Banking Advantage®
  • SCENE®®
    Credit cards that help build your credit history and reward you.
  • Getting There Savings Program®
    Learn the basics of good money management by saving each month.
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Studying in Canada

Education

  • Scholarships Canada
  • Canada Student Loan Program
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What we offer

Program benefits

  • Receive $100 when you open an eligible chequing account.
  • Scotiabank Credit Card — Build your Canadian credit history.
  • Scotiabank StartRight Mortgage Program
    Own your first home with a hassle-free mortgage tailored to landed immigrants.
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Careers at Scotiabank

Careers

  • Managing your money
  • Employment resources
  • Education
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What we offer

Program benefits

  • Partnership with China Everbright Bank and the Bank of Xi'an
  • Transfer money into your Canadian bank account prior to moving to Canada.
  • Apply for a Canadian credit card to start building your Canadian credit history.
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Getting Settled in Canada

Welcome to Canada

  • Managing your money
  • Employment resources
  • Government services
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What we offer

Program benefits

  • Partnership with Kotak Mahindra Bank in India
  • Transfer money into your Canadian bank account prior to moving to Canada.
  • Apply for a Canadian credit card to start building your Canadian credit history.
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Getting Settled in Canada

Welcome to Canada

  • Managing your money
  • Employment resources
  • Government services
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What we offer

Program benefits

  • Transfer money into your Canadian bank account prior to moving to Canada.
  • Have proof of funds at time of landing in Canada.
  • Apply for a Canadian credit card to start building your Canadian credit history.
Learn More

Getting Settled in Canada

Welcome to Canada

  • Managing your money
  • Employment resources
  • Government services
Learn More

What we offer

Program benefits

  • Transfer money into your Canadian bank account prior to moving to Canada.
  • Have proof of funds at time of landing in Canada.
  • Apply for a Canadian credit card to start building your Canadian credit history.
Learn More

Getting Settled in Canada

Welcome to Canada

  • Managing your money
  • Employment resources
  • Government services
Learn More

What we offer

Program benefits

  • Transfer money into your Canadian bank account prior to moving to Canada.
  • Have proof of funds at time of landing in Canada.
  • Apply for a Canadian credit card to start building your Canadian credit history.
Learn More

Landed Immigrants

StartRight Program

  • Receive $100 when you open an eligible chequing account
  • Enjoy a small safety deposit box free for one year
  • Own your first home with a hassle-free mortgage tailored to landed immigrants
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International Students

StartRight Program

  • For students attending a post-secondary or language school in Canada
  • Credit cards that help build your credit history and reward you.
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Foreign Workers

StartRight Program

  • Receive $100 when you open an eligible chequing account
  • Scotiabank Credit Card — build your Canadian credit history
  • Enjoy a small safety deposit box free for one year
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