You can deposit a cheque anytime, anyplace with the National Bank app. We created a step-by-step demo to show you how.
Enter the amount of the cheque. Take a photo of the front and back of the cheque.
Select the account you want to deposit the funds in. Confirm the transaction... and that’s it!
Ready to try mobile deposits? Start by downloading the National Bank app.
Mobile deposits and security
National Bank has online fraud prevention measures in place that
meet industry standards. In addition to taking the usual precautions,
we use various systems and methods to make sure your personal
information remains confidential when you do transactions through National
You’re also covered by National Bank’s Peace
of Mind guarantee1.
In the unlikely event that fraud is committed via your online bank,
any losses will be reimbursed to you in full, as long as you’re not at
fault. It’s guaranteed and it’s free!
When to dispose of paper cheques
Keep them until the date shown on the screen when your deposit is
Hold funds policy
The amount that you are allowed to withdraw immediately after depositing a cheque depends on your withdrawal rating. The remaining funds become available once your cheque clears, which can take up to seven business days.
I can’t see the mobile deposit feature in the app
If you’re unable to access this feature, make sure that you’re using
the latest version of the mobile app. After updating the app, you
should see a camera icon in the lower-right corner of the
The app won’t accept my cheque
If you still can’t deposit your cheque after checking all of the points above, please visit a branch or ABM to make your deposit.