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Deposit Insurance

National Bank of Canada is a member of CDIC

Protecting your deposits

The Canadian Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) protects the money you deposit in National Bank, in case the bank declares bankruptcy. Check out the CDIC pamphlet [PDF] for details.

Maximum basic coverage:

$100,000

per depositor per category

7

categories of deposits are covered

To be eligible for insurance, deposits must be:

  • Made in Canadian dollars
  • Payable in Canada
  • Repayable no later than five years after the date of deposit (term deposits only)

Seven categories of eligible deposits

Savings held in one name

Eligible deposits held in one name are covered by CDIC up to $100,000.

Insured products

  • Chequing accounts
  • Savings accounts
  • GICs

Deposits held in trust

Eligible deposits held in trust are covered by CDIC up to $100,000 per beneficiary.

Insured products

  • Chequing accounts
  • Savings accounts
  • GICs

Deposits held in a Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF)

Eligible deposits held in an RRIF are covered by CDIC up to $100,000.

Insured products

  • Savings accounts
  • GICs

Deposits held for paying realty taxes on mortgaged properties

Eligible deposits put aside to pay realty taxes on mortgaged properties are covered by CDIC up to $100,000.

Insured products

  • Savings accounts
  • GICs

Deposits held in more than one name

Eligible deposits held in the names of two or more people are covered by CDIC up to $100,000.

Insured products

  • Chequing accounts
  • Savings accounts
  • GICs

Deposits held in a registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

Eligible deposits held in an RRSP are covered by CDIC up to $100,000.

Insured products

  • RRSP
  • Savings accounts
  • GICs

Deposits held in a Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSA)

Eligible deposits held in a TFSA are covered by CDIC up to $100,000.

Insured products

  • TFSA
  • Savings accounts
  • GICs

Want to know how much of your deposit is insured? Use our deposit insurance calculator.

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Legal disclaimers

Eligible deposits include chequing accounts, savings accounts and guaranteed investment certificates (GICs) that are repayable no later than five years after the date of deposit.

The following deposits are not covered under the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act: USD accounts or accounts in other currencies, shares, bonds or mutual funds, term deposits with a term greater than five years, treasury bills and debentures, principal-protected notes and deposits at non-CDIC member institutions.

CDIC FAQ and form

CDIC FAQ [PDF]

Form [PDF]

Questions?

For more information about deposit insurance, go to the CDIC website.

Visit the CDIC website

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Call CDIC

1-800-461-7232


Member of Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC)