Open a business bank account

Find the right accounts and packages that best suit your business needs

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CAD account: our 3 business packages

Our CAD account allows you to optimize the management of your daily transactions. Choose the package that best suits your needs. 

Offer for $0/month with the Platinum Business Mastercard® credit card 1

Digital Package

Ideal for all your
online transactions

  • $7/month or $0/month with the Platinum Business Mastercard ® credit card  1
  • Unlimited electronic transactions 2
  • Unlimited cheque deposits by ABM,
    mobile 3,  and scanner 4
  • 12 transfers 5 via Interac e-Transfer ®

Hybrid Package

Ideal for all your transactions based on your needs and preferences

  • $8/month
  • 6 electronic 2 or assisted 6 transactions per month
  • Unlimited cheque deposits by ABM, mobile, 3 and scanner 4
  • 2 transfers 5 via Interac e-Transfer ®

Premium Package

Ideal for a high number of all types of transactions

  • $95/month or $80/month with the Platinum Business Mastercard® credit card $0 with a balance of $80,000+
  • Unlimited electronic transactions 2
  • 100 assisted transactions   6
  • Unlimited cheque deposits by ABM, mobile, 3 and scanner 4
  • Unlimited use of Interac e-transfer ®
  • Included deposits of $25,000 in bills and $500 in coins

For details on inclusions, see our full pricing guide in our PDF.

Our other business bank accounts

Whether it's for your operations abroad or investments, we have the account that meets your business needs. 

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USD account

Simplify your U.S. currency transactions

* $8 US/month minimum if your transaction fees total less than this amount in a month.

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Business Investment Account (BIA)

Access your extra cash while it grows

  • Competitive interest rates
  • Access your money at all times
  • Free and unlimited deposits
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Foreign currency accounts

Open an account in the foreign currency you use most frequently

  • Available in 15 foreign currencies
  • Simplified international operations
  • Reduced risk relating to fluctuating exchange rates
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Good to know

Deposits in your business accounts are insured by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) in all currencies. Learn more about the protection offered by the CDIC.

How do I open a business account?

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Make an online request

Choose your package and click Open an account. Complete the request by following the instructions. 7

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Prepare the required documents

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Finalize your request with an expert

A member of our National Bank Business Central ® team will contact you within 2 business days after your request to activate your account.

Have questions before you open your account?

How do I transfer my business account to National Bank?

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Open a business account

Choose your package and open your account.

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Follow our instructions to complete the transfer

Download our transfer kit. It provides a step-by-step guide to make the transfer of your account easier.

Download the transfer kit

Questions before tranferring your account?

Even more for your business

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Our online banking solutions

All our packages include a free subscription to our Internet Banking Solutions for Businesses. Manage your finances from anywhere!

Sign up for our solutions

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Our business credit cards

Use your business expenses to your advantage with our credit cards. Add the convenience of this payment method for your teams. Many cards offer additional protection on top of rewards points.

Discover our credit cards

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Our cyber security awareness toolkit

Is your team well-equipped to deal with phishing and other cyberattacks? In partnership with Cybereco, we've created a toolkit to help protect your business from cybercriminals.

Access our toolkit

Our partnership offers

Payment processing, legal advice, accounting, telemedicine, and more! Take advantage of our partners' special offers to make your day-to-day business easier.

Discover our partners

How can we help you?

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Tell us about your needs

Schedule a call with one of our experts for advice tailored to your reality.

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For immediate help

Call us Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET).


Little details that matter

® Mastercard, is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. Authorized user: National Bank.

® NATIONAL BANK BUSINESS CENTRAL is a registered trademark of National Bank of Canada.

® INTERAC e-TRANSFER is a registered trademark of Interac Corp. Used under licence.

1. Subject to credit approval by National Bank. Certain conditions apply.

2. Electronic transactions are transactions carried out in Canadian dollars at our ABMs, a participating merchant, through our online banking services or those related to certain operations in your account. The Around-the-Clock Depository Service is no longer considered electronic transactions.

3. You must be signed up for our Internet Banking Solutions for Businesses (IBSB).

4. A compatible scanner must be purchased separately at the client’s expense.

5. To use the Interac e-Transfer® service, you must be signed up for Internet Banking Solutions for Businesses. Funds must be transferred to a bank account held at a participating Canadian financial institution. If you exceed the transfer limit specified in your package, a service charge of $1.50 may apply when sending money by Interac e-Transfer.

6. Assisted transactions are carried out with a representative in the branch, through the Around-the-Clock Depository Service or through the issuing of a cheque.

7. To make an application for an online account, you must have online access to an active personal account at a Canadian financial institution. If so, we will identify you and begin the process of opening your online bank account. Please note, however, that we will not be able to finalize the account opening online. An expert will contact you within 1 to 2 business days to confirm your identity, assess your needs and activate your account. You will then need to visit a branch to pick up your debit card.   

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