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Our StartRight Program can make your new life in Canada easier

Every newcomer has a different reason for wanting to start a new life in Canada. Whatever your banking needs may be, we can help you achieve your hopes and dreams.

Get over $300 in banking benefits

Here's how:

Receive $100
With the Scotiabank StartRight Program1, receive $100 when you open an eligible account2.
No monthly fees
Have your monthly fees waived on a Scotia One™ Account when you maintain a minimum daily balance3. A value of up to $165 per year.
Free small safety deposit box
Secure your valuables with a free small safety deposit box for a year4. A value of $55.
Apply for unsecured credit card
Apply for an unsecured Credit Card with no Canadian credit history required5.
Grow your savings
Grow your savings with our no fee high interest savings accounts.
Get a specially designed mortgage solution
Get a specially designed mortgage solution to assist you in purchasing a home in Canada6.

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Documents required to open an account

    For Permanent Residents

  1. Your Permanent Resident Card or confirmation of Permanent Residence
  2. One (1) additional piece of personal identification such as your passport or Canadian driver’s licence

    For Foreign Workers

  1. Your Work Permit
  2. One (1) additional piece of personal identification such as your passport or Canadian driver’s licence
  3. A letter from your employer in Canada, stating your annual income. (This is only required if you are applying for a credit card.)

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