Offer for those aged 18‑24

Open your first bank account with the package The Connected and get $300 cashback*

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It's easy to benefit from your account The Connected®

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  • Get $300 cashback when you open your first bank account *
  • Coffee or pizza to go? Use your debit card or smart phone for contactless payments.
  • Vacations, groceries, school fees? See your transactions or balance in real time from your online bank or National Bank app.
  • Owe your friend $20? Make secure transactions and transfers with the click of a button.
  • Got a cheque for your birthday? Take a photo and deposit it directly into your account.

Valid on selected offers and packages. Some transactions are required.* 

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It only takes 5 minutes

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Zero dollars, zero fees, zero stress: 

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Most asked questions

Good news: opening an account is free of charge. This means that there is nothing for you to pay when you open an account.

More good news! Your debit card comes free of charge. One will be sent to you automatically once you’ve opened an account.

You can:

  1. Keep your banking package The Connected®. You’ll have to begin paying the associated monthly fee of $15.95/month, unless you have the minimum balance of $4,500 (in which case you pay $0).
  2. Choose another package by signing in to your online bank. It’s fast and easy.

Ready to open your account?

Benefit from our offer today.

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Little details that matter

Promotion period 

From July 1, 2022, to October 31, 2022  

Cashback offered 

$300 cashback for your first National Bank chequing account.  

Offer conditions

The new account must be opened during the promotion period. Only one account is eligible. 

You must sign up for one of the following banking offers or packages:

  • Offer for professionals 

  • Offer for students 

  • Offer for newcomers 

  • The Connected® banking package 

  • The Total® banking package

Within 60 days of opening your new account, you must perform the following two actions: 

  • Carry out one bill payment of $50 or more from your online bank or National Bank app. 

  • Set up a recurring automated direct deposit (salary or monthly pension).  

Cashback payment

The $300 cashback will be deposited within 120 days of the account being opened.   

Other conditions:

You must have reached the age of majority when you open your chequing account. 

You cannot have benefitted from a cashback offer on a chequing account since November 1, 2018. 

The promotion may not be combined with any other offer, promotion or benefit applicable to National Bank chequing accounts and banking packages and cannot be applied retroactively.  

You are not employed by National Bank or one of its subsidiaries. 

The promotion may be modified or withdrawn without prior notice.   

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

Transaction fees:

  • Free Interac ® e-Transfers2

  • Free online fund transfers between your National Bank accounts5

  • Free online bill payments5

  • Free debit card purchases5

  • Free online statements

  • Free access to cheque images

  • Overdraft protection: $5/transaction

  • Bank drafts in CAD: $9

  • Stop payments: up to $30/transaction

  • Statements by mail: $2.50/month per account

  • Free withdrawals, bill payments and other transactions at National Bank ABMs

  • 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.

1. Applicable conditions:

  • Discounts are applied upon presentation of supporting documents.

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

3. 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.

4. Valid at all National Bank of Canada ABMs and over 3,300 THE EXCHANGE® Network ABMs.

5. Free fund transfers can be carried out via your online bank, the National Bank app or our telephone banking servives.

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

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

® THE EXCHANGE is a registered trademark of Fiserv Inc.

® CIRRUS is a registered trademark of CIRRUS SYSTEM Inc.