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If you are an existing client and wish to speak with someone about opening a new account, please call our Customer Service team at 1-888-TRADE88 (1-888-872-3388) Mon – Fri 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST or on Sat & Sun 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. EST. After service hours, please feel free to contact us through our Automated Scotia iTRADE TeletraderTM Client Service.

If you do not have any accounts with us yet and would like to have a Relationship Manager from our dedicated Scotia iTRADE team contact you, please fill out the form below or call us Mon - Fri (8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST) at 1-888-769-3723.

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You may also email us at openaccount@scotiaitrade.com

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To meet with us in person, bring your documentation and drop by to speak with a Relationship Manager from our dedicated Scotia iTRADE team.

Scotia iTRADE Investor Information Centre
48 Yonge Street (Yonge & Wellington)
Toronto, Ontario
M5E 1G6
Mon - Fri (8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST)

Or visit any one of our Scotiabank branches at your convenience.

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Download the forms that are required to open your account. You can also contact our Customer Service team at openaccount@scotiaitrade.com.

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Our secure online account opening process is quick and easy. You can use this online application to open all accounts except an RESP Account.

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For investors looking to open Investment and Savings Accounts, Retirement Savings Plans and Retirement Income Funds, Informal Trusts and TFSAs.

For clients looking to open Investment or Informal Trust Accounts, or RESPs involving 2 – 4 individuals. Account registrations requiring more names should consider Non-Personal Account types.

For clients looking to open an account for Corporate, Private Business, Estate, or Non-Profit needs.

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Required if you wish to authorize a person or people to make financial decisions on your behalf in the event you become incapable of acting for yourself.

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Required if you wish to authorize a family member, friend, broker or agent to have specific levels of access to your account(s).

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Request an account opening kit

We're happy to send you a new account opening kit in the mail which contains everything you need.
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Expect to receive the kit within 10 business days.

What do you need to do next?

Sign the application, forms and additional documentation.

Mail

Simply apply the proper postage and mail to:

Scotia iTRADE
PO Box 4002 Station A
Toronto, ON
M5W 0G4

Visit our Scotia iTRADE Investor Information Centre at:

48 Yonge Street (Yonge and Wellington)
Toronto, ON
M5E 1G6
Mon - Fri (8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST)

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