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The Connected Chequing Account

New account, new boots. Get up to $300 to treat yourself after opening The Connected chequing account 

Offer for non-chequing account holders. See conditions ↓ 

Take advantage ↓

Unlimited access

on all digital transactions1

Interac e‑Transfers

unlimited and free2

Up to $30 off

your credit card annual fee3

Apply online

in a few clicks

Select the rate that’s right for you

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regular clients
  • regular clients
  • young people (age 0-17)
  • students (age 18-24)
  • seniors (age 60+)

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Flat monthly fee4


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Other benefits of the package:

  • Free online statements
  • Access to cheque images
  • Access to ABMs in THE EXCHANGE® network at no additional cost
  • Special rates for online trading5

Convenient features

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Online fund transfers

Send and receive money with Interac e-Transfer® or make international payments with Mastercard Send by Mastercard® and Interac®

L’application Banque Nationale

Mobile or contactless payments

Pay with your smartphone using Apple Pay™ or Google Pay™ or use Interac Flash® to make contactless payments.

Depot cheque

Mobile cheque deposit

Take a photo of your cheques using the National Bank app on your phone or tablet to deposit your funds in a few clicks. 

How to open a chequing account online

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Send your request in just a few clicks with our online form.

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Enjoy the benefits

If your application is accepted, your account will be activated within two business days.


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Little details that matter

Offer conditions

The promotional offer is valid from August 3, 2020 to November 30, 2020 (“promotional period”).

The offer is intended for all persons without any chequing account at National Bank.

The offer may be modified, extended, or withdrawn without prior notice at any time. You must have reached the age of majority at the time of your enrollment in the covered products. Employees of National Bank and its subsidiaries and entities are not eligible.

The offer may not be combined or used with any other National Bank offer, promotion or benefit and cannot be applied retroactively. There is a limit of one cashback per eligible product during this promotion. The client cannot benefit of the offer more than once. Only the primary account holder is eligible for the offer. The actual secondary account holders that open a new account are not eligible to the offer. The cashback amount varies according to the conditions fulfilled.  

Cashback details

To be eligible to the offer you must open a new chequing account with an eligible package described below or sign up to an Offer for Professionals or an Offer for Students and fulfill the conditions. 

Eligible products 1st Cashback after opening an eligible chequing account Additional cashback with a recurring and automatic direct deposit to the account Maximum and total Cashback
Offers for Professionals & Offer for Students $50 +$50 $100
The ConnectedTM $100 +$200 $300
The TotalTM $150 +$200 $350

1st Cashback conditions.

After opening your new chequing account and choose an eligible product you must: 

  • Sign up to online banking and to online bank statement
  • Carry out at least one transaction in your chequing account (Interest and banking fees charged to the account are not considered eligible transactions.)

Conditions to obtain the additional cashback.

You must:

  • Set up one (1) recurring and automatic direct deposit of your payroll or monthly recurring pension

You benefit of 60 days following the chequing account opening to meet the offer conditions and obtain the cashback.

Cashbacks will be done in one (1) deposit in your new National Bank chequing account within 120 days of the opening date of your chequing account.


To be granted the cashback, you must maintain the eligible products and services, and not make any changes related to these products and services for a minimum of 12 months after signing up for them. If you do not meet this condition, you will have to repay to the Bank an amount corresponding to the period in which you did not keep your eligible products and services, within 30 days of receiving the request for payment. 

Clients who have benefit from a cashback offer on their chequing account since November 1st 2017 are not eligible to this offer.


Transaction fees:

  • Free Interac® e-Transfers2
  • Free online fund transfers between your National Bank accounts6 
  • Free online bill payments6
  • Free debit card purchases6
  • Free online statements 
  • Free access to cheque images 
  • Bank drafts in CAD: $9 
  • Free withdrawals, bill payments and other transactions at National Bank ABMs6
  • Withdrawals and transactions at another financial institution's Interac banking machine: $2 
  • Withdrawals and transactions at another financial institution's Cirrus banking machine: $5 
  • Free withdrawals and transactions at ABMs of financial institutions in THE EXCHANGE® network

For more information on fees for National Bank's products and services, consult the Fees – Your Guide to Personal Banking Solutions pamphlet. 

Legal disclaimers 

1. 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.

2. No fees for sending an Interac e-Transfer®.

3. The cashback on the annual fees for a Mastercard credit card can only be applied once, at enrollment.

4. Applicable conditions:

  • For all packages: discounts are applied upon presentation of supporting documents.
  • For The Modest, The Connected and The Total: The student discount applies to full-time students between the ages of 18 and 24 opening an account with a single holder in their own name. To be eligible, the client must present an identity document confirming their age and proof of full-time student status (proof of enrollment, class schedule, transcript, etc.). Students must confirm their age and provide proof of student status when enrolling for the student discount. This proof will remain valid for the duration of the program of study or for a maximum of three years. After this period, the student must again provide proof of student status to maintain the discount.

5. Link a National Bank bank account to your brokerage account to benefit from preferential pricing. To be eligible, transactions must be made through our electronic solutions and you must also receive all your documents by electronic delivery.

6. Free fund transfers can be carried out via National Bank online, the National Bank app or our Telephone Banking Solutions.

TM THE CONNECTED and THE TOTAL are trademarks of National Bank of Canada.

® THE MODEST and NATIONAL BANK are trademarks of National Bank of Canada.

® Interac, Interac e-Transfer and Interac Flash are registered trade-marks of Interac Corp. Used under licence.

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

TM Apple Pay is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Apple Inc. is not a sponsor of or participant in National Bank Mobile Banking Solutions.

TM Google Pay is a trademark of Google LLC. The use of this trademark is subject to Google Inc.’s authorization policy.

® THE EXCHANGE is a registered trademark of Fiserv Inc. 

Not sure this account's right for you? Explore our other chequing accounts.

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