New to Canada

Moving to Canada is exciting and overwhelming. As a newcomer, you probably have a lot of questions about transferring your work skills, setting up your finances, and what your new community will look like.

We’re here to help you to be financially ready for the future.

Book an appointment with an advisor and get your money questions answered.

Welcome to Canada. Get your financial future off to a great start.

Check out our Canada Startright page for helpful resources.

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Top money tips

Cross banking off your to-do list. We have helpful resources for newcomers to Canada on banking, credit, and more.

Start banking in Canada

Scotiabank is Canada’s international bank with close to 24 million customers and over 2,700 branches around the world. Learn the basics of banking so you can call Canada “home” sooner.