Scotia Momentum® Visa Infinite* Card
The cash back card with the most awards in 2021.◊
Plus, comprehensive Travel Insurance and New Mobile Device Insurance.7
No annual fee in the first year, including on supplementary cards.1
Fees and rates
First-year annual fee waived
20.99% / 22.99%
On purchases / cash advances
Minimum credit limit
Each supplementary Card
First-year annual fee waived
Your award-winning card for cash back
Winner of the 2021 MoneySense Best Cash Back Card (groceries and bills)
Winner of the 2021 creditcardGenius Best Cash Back Credit Card±
Winner of the 2020 MoneySense Best Overall Cash Back Card
Winner of the 2019 MoneySense Best Cash Back Card (with a fee)
What's included with your Card
groceries and recurring payments2
Earn 4% for every $1 you spend on grocery store purchases, recurring bill payments, and subscription purchases.
With these merchants and more.2
gas and daily transit4
Earn 2% for every $1 you spend on gas purchases and daily transit purchases.
With this merchant and more.2
Earn 1% cash back on all other purchases with no cash back limit.
Scotia Momentum® Visa Infinite* Cash Back Program Terms and conditions
A new, flexible way to pay off your eligible Scotiabank Visa* credit card purchases of $100 or more, with no interest rate on your plan and a low fee.§
How to qualify
You must have a minimum annual income of $60,000 or a minimum household income of $100,000 or a minimum assets under management of $250,000.
Get the Scotia Momentum® Visa Infinite* Card
Awarded a total of 6 awards and 11 recognitions for cash back cards in Canada in 2021 by major Canadian comparison websites and financial blogs. Based on a comparison to other consumer cash back cards offered by Canadian Schedule I Banks as of February 22, 2021.
Offer Description and Conditions: The First Year Annual Fee Waiver Offer (the “Offer”) applies only to new Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite credit card accounts (“Accounts”) that are opened, and any supplementary Account cards issued, by November 21, 2021 and is subject to the conditions below. We will waive the initial annual fee for the primary card and each additional supplementary card on the Account for the first year only. All other terms and conditions of the Program Terms continue to apply during the Offer period. Offer may be changed, cancelled or extended at any time without notice and cannot be combined with any other offers.
Eligibility and Exclusions: Individuals who are currently or were previously primary or secondary cardholders of a Scotiabank retail credit card in the past 2 years, including those that switch from an existing Scotiabank retail credit card, as well as employees of Scotiabank, are not eligible for the Offer. Subject to the above exclusions, Scotiabank small business credit cardholders are eligible for the Offer.
Rates and Fees: The current annual fee is $120 for the primary card and $50 for each additional supplementary card. The current preferred annual interest rates for the Account are: 20.99% on purchases and 22.99% on cash advances (including balance transfers, Scotia® Credit Card Cheques and cash-like transactions). All rates, fees, features and benefits are subject to change.
You will earn 4% Cash Back on the first $25,000 you spend annually on purchases on the Account at merchants classified in the Visa Inc. (Visa) network as Grocery Stores & Supermarkets (Merchant Code 5411) and Recurring Bill Payments. Recurring Bill Payments are defined as payments made on a monthly or regular basis automatically billed by the merchant to your Scotia Momentum® Visa Infinite* Card. Not all merchants offer recurring bill payments. (Please check with your merchant to see if they offer recurring bill payments on Visa cards.)
Concierge Service provided by a duly licensed third-party premium concierge provider: AXA Assistance USA, Inc.
You will earn 2% Cash Back on the first $25,000 you spend annually on purchases made at merchants classified under the Visa network in the categories of Gas (includes Service Stations [with or without Ancillary services], and Automated Fuel Dispensers & Electric Vehicle Charging) (Merchant Codes 5541, 5542, 5552) and Daily Transit (including Local and Suburban Commuter Passenger Transportation, including Ferries, Passenger Railways, Taxicabs and Limousines, Bus Lines, Transportation Services [Not Elsewhere Classified]). (Merchant Codes 4111, 4112, 4121, 4131, 4789.)
You will earn 1% cash back on purchases made after you have reached the 4% and 2% $25,000 annual spend maximum ('overflow') and on all other eligible purchases made with the Card. Purchase returns, payments, cash advances, Scotia® Credit Card Cheques, credit vouchers, card fees, interest charges or service/transaction charges do not qualify for Scotia Momentum® cash back.
Under all insurance coverages or services, certain limitations, restrictions and exclusions apply, including a pre-existing condition exclusion for certain benefits. Please see the Certificates of Insurance for full coverage details. Coverages are underwritten by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company and its wholly owned subsidiary First North American Insurance Company. The Bank of Nova Scotia is not an insurer. All insurance claims must be forwarded to the insurance providers.
All Scotiabank retail credit cards, except ScotiaLine Visa Card, Scotiabank Value Visa Card, and No-Fee Scotiabank Value Visa Card, will have Visa payWave when issued or reissued. Visa payWave™ is a Trademark of Visa Int./Lic. User.
Apple Pay works with iPhone 6 and later in stores, apps, and websites in Safari; with Apple Watch in stores and apps; with iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3 and later in apps and websites; and with Mac in Safari with an Apple Pay enabled iPhone 6 or later or Apple Watch. For a list of compatible Apple Pay devices, see support.apple.com/km207105
The Primary Cardholder on the Scotiabank Momentum® Visa Card Account (the “Account”) is responsible for all charges to the Account including those made by the additional Supplementary Cardholder.
Based on a first year annual fee waiver of $120 for the primary card, $50 for one supplementary card, and a potential bonus cash back earning of at least $180 during the Offer period assuming a minimum spend of $2,000 at the lowest possible cash back earn rate under the Program of 1% (i.e., Cash Back Bonus Rate of 9% x $2,000). Actual value will vary based on number of supplementary cards issued for the Account and individual category spend in the first 3 months. See full Offer terms and conditions above.
Trademark of The Bank of Nova Scotia.
Registered Trademark of The Bank of Nova Scotia
Visa Int. / Licensed User
All other trademarks are the property of their registered owners.
Click to Pay is an online checkout solution provided by a third party that supports American Express, Mastercard and Visa cards and is based on EMV® SRC Specifications. The Bank of Nova Scotia is not responsible for this service.
Scotia SelectPay Conditions apply, review Terms and Conditions for more details.
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