The best choice for new Canadians
Creating a better life for yourself and your family means making the right choices about managing your money. You’ll need a bank that can understand your needs and help you every step of the way.
That’s why so many new Canadians choose Scotiabank.
Start your new life with Scotiabank
What does Scotiabank offer? The StartRight Program1. Advice you can understand. Great banking services specifically created for newcomers like you. In fact, there are lots of reasons to choose Scotiabank. Just take a look.
Feel secure about your money
- Scotiabank is the third largest bank in Canada and among the 25 largest banks in the world2.
- As Canada's international bank, Scotiabank is a leading financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Central America and parts of Asia.
Enjoy convenient, comfortable banking
- You can find a Scotiabank branch close to you, no matter where you live. There are over 1,100 branches across Canada.
- It’s easy to find a Scotiabank bank machine in Canada. There are nearly 4,000 bank machines all over Canada. Use them to get cash, pay bills, transfer money and more.
- You can do nearly all your everyday banking with your computer, smartphone or tablet. View account balances, send money back home, pay bills and more. It’s safe, simple and easy.
- You can also use a touch-tone telephone to take care of your daily banking needs.
- Plus, when you’re travelling, you can get cash at over 50,000 partner ABMs worldwide without paying surcharges or access fees3.
Speak with advisors who understand
- Many of our advisors have moved to Canada from another country. They understand what you’re going through and can offer the right advice and solutions for you.
Get help in your language
- Our contact centre offers support in multiple languages.
- In addition to English, many advisors also speak another language. This means, you can visit a branch and get help in the language that’s most comfortable for you.
- In total, 55 languages are spoken in Scotiabank branches across Canada.
Feel good knowing that we welcome all cultures and communities
- Scotiabank celebrates diversity. So no matter where you’re from, we want to help you make Canada feel like home.
Careers at Scotiabank
As one of Canada's Top 100 employers, Scotiabank has many opportunites for new graduates. Learn more
At Scotiabank, community involvement is not something we just talk about. It's an important part of the way we live, work and do business every day.
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- 1 The Scotiabank StartRight Program, created for Canadian Landed Immigrants from 0-3 years in Canada, International Students and Foreign Workers. The Scotiabank StartRight Mortgage Program, created for Canadian Landed Immigrants and Foreign Workers from 0-5 years in Canada. Read More
- 2 Global Competitiveness Report (2014 – 2015) World Economic Forum Global.