5 simple and safe banking tasks you can try today

Signing in for the first time

Signing up for digital banking takes very little time. Many who are new to digital banking have found that after they sign in for the first time, banking this way becomes much more comfortable for them.

We’ve created easy step-by-step guides to help you get started with online or mobile banking. There's also a printable guide you can use to follow along with the steps to sign in for the first time.

Find out how you can safely manage your money from your phone, tablet, or computer.

Learn how to get started with mobile or online banking

Send money to friends and family

Whether you’re helping someone or receiving help, you may find you need to safely exchange money with a friend or a family member.

You can use the Interac e-Transferƚ service to pay or receive payment for the exact amount of your choice. Just collect the email address of the person you would like to exchange money with, and you have everything you need to get started. 

It’s that easy to split a bill, pay for a service, or send money to a loved one.

Learn how to send or receive money

Paying bills and credit cards

Using your computer, smartphone, or tablet, you can pay a bill in just a few minutes. Whether you like to set up recurring payments or prefer to pay each bill as you receive it, we can show you how to pay your bills in the way that works best for you. When you’re finished, you’ll get a reference number to keep as proof of payment.

You can also pay bills at any Scotiabank ABM, and if we’ve paid this bill for you at the branch before, your bill payees will already be registered to your accounts. 

Learn how to pay your bills quickly

Depositing cheques

Did you know that you can deposit a cheque to your account by taking a picture of it with your smartphone or tablet? No more unnecessary trips to the branch. Just click and immediately deposit the funds to your account. It’s fast, easy, and secure.

Find out how to deposit cheques with the app

Checking account balances

Whether you’re on your computer, tablet, or phone, you can quickly check the balances of your chequing and savings accounts, credit cards, lines of credit, loans, and mortgages.

Expecting a payment? You can also see if the funds were deposited into your account or check if a transaction has cleared.

Learn how to check your account balances.

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