We can help, even before you arrive in Canada
With the Scotiabank StartRight Program you can:
- Apply for a Scotiabank bank account before moving to Canada
- Transfer up to CAD $50,000 into your new account2 so you have money in the bank for when you arrive
Once you're here, take advantage of everything the StartRight Program offers
We'll help you get settled financially with a variety of solutions designed for newcomers:
- Customized banking packages that include chequing and savings accounts, credit cards3 that let you earn you rewards or cash back or save with low interest, auto financing4 and mortgages5.
- Free banking if you’re an international student6
- Easy, convenient ways to manage your money. You can bank, online, with your smartphone, tablet or telephone, or at any bank machine, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Useful advice from Scotiabank advisors. Many of our advisors were once newcomers themselves and can offer you the right solutions and advice to build a richer life for you and your family. We’re happy to help at every step along the way.