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Scotiabank is here to support you through your journey. From understanding banking basics, finding the right advisor, setting financial goals and more — the StartRightTM Program will help make banking in Canada easier.

The Scotiabank Advantage

  •  ScotiaRise, our 10-year, $500M commitment to foster economic resilience among disadvantaged groups including helping newcomers feel at home faster. Learn more
  • The Scotiabank StartRight® Program is designed to help newcomers access credit, savings, no-fee international money transfers and help from Scotiabank Advisors
  • The Scotiabank Student GIC Program can help students meet their study permit requirements faster by showing proof of funds

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Banking packages and products designed for you

The StartRight™ Program

Earn up to $1,800* in value the first year with the Scotiabank StartRight® Program designed for newcomers.

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Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GIC)

Choose the worry-free investment and get easy access to your money to help pay for living expenses while studying in Canada.

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International Students

Planning to study in Canada? Book an appointment with a Scotiabank expert and set up an account specifically for international students.

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Credit Cards

Get up to a $15,000 credit on an unsecured credit card as soon as you arrive — even without a credit history.

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Keep in touch with Scotiabank

We’re Here to Help

Book an appointment to speak with a Scotiabank representative to discuss your banking options.

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