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PROMOTION

New account, new boots

Get up to $300 to treat yourself after opening an eligible chequing account

Offer for non-chequing account holders. See conditions ↓

Take advantage ↓

Our most popular chequing accounts

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Our exclusive offers

You could benefit from a host of advantages and discounts specifically designed for you.

Nouveaux arrivants

Newcomer

Just arriving or planning to settle in Canada. 

Étudiants

Student

Focusing on your studies with a limited budget. 

Entreprise

Entrepreneurs

Access attractive packages and special offers with your Business account.

stétoscope

Health professional

Benefit from exclusive offers and privileges. 

ingénieurs

Engineering professional

Take advantage of personalized banking packages and offers. 

Nouveaux arrivants

Liberal professional

Benefit from banking packages designed for your specific needs.

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Quick and easy transfers

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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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

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The offer may be modified, extended, or withdrawn without prior notice at any time.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 $100 +$200 $300


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.

Commitment 

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.

Legal disclaimers

1. Applicable conditions:

  • For all packages: discounts are applied upon presentation of supporting documents.
  • For The Modest, The Connected and The Total: the Student discount is for full-time students, aged 18 to 24 inclusively, attending a post-secondary institution, upon presentation of identity documents (proof of age), proof of full-time student status (proof of registration, course schedule or transcripts). Only for individual account holders. The package is validated annually by presenting the above documents.
  • For The Minimalist package: No fees for Young people aged 0 to 17 upon presentation of identity documents (proof of age); no fees for Student aged 18 to 24 upon presentation of identity documents (proof of age) and proof of full-time student status (proof of registration, course schedule or transcripts); no fees for Seniors aged 65 and over upon presentation of eligibility for the Guaranteed Income Supplement; no fees for beneficiaries (aged 18 and over) of a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) upon presentation of proof of eligibility for an RDSP. To continue benefiting from no-fee banking, students must renew their package annually by presenting the above documents.

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. If you do not have one of  the packages (The Connected, The Total, The Modest, The Minimalist, or the offer for professionals or students) or if you exceed the number of transactions included in your package, a fee of $1 may apply when you send money via Interac e-Transfer. The transfer must be sent to a bank account held at a participating Canadian financial institution. Refer to the Guide to Personal Banking Solutions for more information.

5. The cashback on the annual fees for a Mastercard credit card can only be applied one time, at enrollment. 

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

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

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

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

Practical details

Passbooks

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.

Fees

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

Contract governing personal deposit and investment accounts

For more information on the terms and conditions governing your new account, consult the Contract governing personal deposit and investment accounts document [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 coercive tied selling [PDF].

Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation

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

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