Offers & promotions when opening a bank account 

Find the chequing account that’s right for you

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Free Interac e-Transfers®, discounts based on your age and packages tailored to your needs.

I’m between:
25 and 59 years
  • 0 and 17 years
  • 18 and 24 years
  • 25 and 59 years
  • 60 + years

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12 transactions per month (including 2 at the counter)2, 3

No fees for statements by mail

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30 digital transactions per month2

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Unlimited digital transactions2

Up to $30 in discounts on a MastercardTM credit cardMD, 4, 5

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Unlimited transactions, digital or at the counter2, 3

Up to $150 in discounts on a MastercardTM credit cardMD, 4, 5

Free use of Interac® and Cirrus® networks

Legal and estate assistance included

Overdraft protection

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What is your current situation?

Select the option that best describes your needs. 


Just arriving or planning to settle in Canada.


Focusing on your studies with a limited budget.

0-17 years 

Thinking about the future but not quite 18 yet

18-24 years

Looking for services that fit your lifestyle. 

Our banking offers for professionals

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Law and business management, administration, engineering, teaching: find an offer adapted to your reality. 

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Healthcare professionals 

Enjoy a complete package for your banking needs.

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Solutions that might interest you

Bank accounts

Learn about the benefits of our accounts and packages and find the one that's best for you.

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Credit cards

Discover our range of Mastercard® credit cards and find the one that best suits your lifestyle.

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The National Bank Experience

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National Bank mobile app

Get our mobile app to access a range of practical features and stay up to date on your finances

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Quick and easy transfers

Send and receive money in just a few clicks using the Interac e-Transfer® service online or via the mobile app.

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Practical advice

We’re here to answer your questions. Whatever your project, take advantage of our expert advice to manage your budget.

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Little details that matter

  1. Consult the Fee Guide for more details. Discounts are applied upon presentation of supporting documents. The Minimalist package is offered with no flat monthly fee for young people aged 0 to 17, for clients aged 18 to 24, for seniors aged 65 and over upon presentation of eligibility for the Guaranteed Income Supplement, and beneficiaries (aged 18 and over) of a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) upon presentation of proof of eligibility for an RDSP.
  2. Transactions carried out at our ABMs, a participating merchant, through our online banking services (including our call centre) or those related to certain operations in your account.
  3. Transactions carried out at our branches during normal business hours.
  4. Subject to credit approval by National Bank of Canada.
  5. The cashback on the annual fees for a Mastercard credit card can only be applied once, at enrollment.

®THE MINIMALIST, THE MODEST, THE CONNECTED, THE TOTAL and NATIONAL BANK are registered trademarks of National Bank of Canada.

®The Interac and Interac e-Transfer are registered trademarks of Interac Corp. Used under licence.

®CIRRUS is a registered trademark of CIRRUS SYSTEM Inc.

®MASTERCARD is a registered trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. Authorized user: National Bank of Canada.

Guide to transferring your account to National Bank

Have you just opened an account with us and you must transfer all your preauthorized transactions? Here is a guide to help you keep track of everything.


The passbook option has not been available to new clients since May 4, 2015. If you are an existing client who uses a passbook with your account, a $2.50 monthly fee is charged.


For the fees associated with our products and services, consult the Fee Guide [PDF].

Deposit Account Agreement and Personal bank holding account agreement

For more information on the terms and conditions governing your new account, consult the Deposit Account Agreement [PDF] and the Personal bank holding account agreement [PDF] 

Basic banking services

For the terms and conditions governing whether a person may open an account or cash cheques and other items from the federal government, consult our guide to Basic Banking Services [PDF].

Access to funds policy

For details of our cheque hold policy, see the Access to Funds Policy [PDF].

Coercive tied selling

To understand what coercive tied selling is and what is not allowed, consult our pamphlet What you need to know about What you need to know about prohibited conduct [PDF].

Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation

Please refer to our page about Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC)

FCAC account selector tool

Discover the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC)’s account selector tool to compare bank accounts.

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