Offer for students

Open an account and take advantage of our unique benefits depending on your field of study1

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Discover your benefits

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Take advantage of a bank account with no fixed monthly fees1

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Get a Platinum Mastercard® credit card2

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Get a line of credit tailored to your needs3

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Forget about fees with your student bank account. Take advantage of all the benefits of an account without paying a fixed monthly fee.

Fields of study: CEGEP, university and specialized training

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Submit your application online. It’s quick and easy.

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Offer for newcomers

Up to 3 years with no fixed monthly fees 4

Discover our offer for newcomers

Have you graduated or almost there?

We’re by your side, even after you finish your studies. Choose the offer that best fits your future industry to see what we can do for you as you begin your career. 

Get more benefits with National Bank

As a student, choosing National Bank means choosing a bank that will always be there for you. In addition to offering a free bank account, credit cards and lines of credit adapted to your needs, we also make sure to offer you personalized services on a daily basis.

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A simple digital experience

Want to manage your accounts whenever and wherever you want? Good thing you can manage them at your fingertips with the National Bank app!

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Our dedicated team

National Bank’s team of expert advisors are here to offer you financial solutions throughout every stage of life.

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Advantages of the offer

As a student, you could benefit from a number of advantages at National Bank. With our offer for students, you get personalized solutions that help you save money and make your daily life easier.

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Did you know that by claiming our offer for students, you can transfer your student line of credit to National Bank up to 6 months after you finish your studies, all while  benefiting from advantages3?

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Little details that matter

Duration of promotion

July 17 to November 30, 2023


  1. Open your 1st National Bank chequing account with The Connected® banking package, the offer for students or one of the offers for professionals.
  2. Sign up to your online bank and choose to receive your bank account statements and tax slips online.
  3. Set up automatic, recurring direct deposit of your pay from your new chequing account.
  4. Get $300.

Eligible clients

 14 to 24-year-olds:

  • New clients
  • Clients who do not have a National Bank chequing account

Exclusions :

  • Persons who have not reached the age of 14 at the time of opening their account.
  • Persons who have reached the age of 25 at the time of the opening their account.
  • Employees of National Bank and its affiliates.
  • Clients who have benefited from a cashback offer on a chequing account since July 17, 2021.


Deadlines to meet the conditions and obtain the $300 cashback:

    • Open your first National Bank chequing account with The Connected® banking package, the offer for students or one of our offers for professionals between July 17 and November 30, 2023.
    • Complete the required conditions no later than December 31, 2023.
    • The $300 cashback will be deposited into your new chequing account after verification of the conditions, and no later than January 25, 2024.
  • The promotion cannot be combined with any other promotion applicable to National Bank of Canada chequing accounts and is not retroactive.
  • The promotion may be modified, extended, or withdrawn at any time without notice.
  • There is a limit of one cashback for the duration of the promotion. The client may not benefit from the promotion more than once. Only the main holder of the product can benefit from the promotion.
  • You agree to maintain eligible products and services and not to make any changes to such products and services for a minimum of 3 months, beginning with the opening of the chequing account. If you do not comply with this condition, you must repay National Bank an amount corresponding to the period during which you did not keep your eligible products and services within 30 days of receiving a refund request.

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

  1. Bank account with chequing privileges. Some services such as statements by mail are not included. Included services and fees for non-related services are listed in our Fee guide, available in branch or at
  2. Subject to credit approval by National Bank of Canada. Certain conditions apply.
  3. Subject to credit approval by National Bank. Certain conditions apply. An endorser (guarantor) meeting National Bank's criteria may be required. Annual amount is allocated based on personal budgetary needs.
    Savings are calculated as follows: No monthly fee for transactions included in The TotalTM package (annual savings of $192), plus an annual 2.00% rate discount for the Student line of credit (annual savings of $600). These savings represent the difference between what a client with the offer and a client without it would pay. Some conditions apply. Potential savings may not reflect the actual net savings that you will receive; this amount will vary based on your financial situation.

  4. Year 1: No fixed monthly fee. Years 2 and 3: No fixed monthly fee if you sign up for all the required products and services, complete all required transactions each month and keep the product in our offer for newcomers. Some fees for transactions not included in the offer for newcomers may apply. For more information, see our offer for newcomers page.
  5. Subject to credit approval by National Bank. Transfer is possible during and after graduation. To maintain student benefits, the transfer of the line of credit to National Bank must be made no later than 6 months after graduation. You must provide proof of attendance from your Canadian post-secondary institution (last available proof if transferring at graduation) and your most recent transcript showing completion. The usual terms and conditions of the student line of credit also apply to the transfer, with the necessary adaptations.

    TM THE TOTAL are trademarks of National Bank of Canada.
    ® Mastercard is a registered trademark of Mastercard International Inc. Authorized user: National Bank of Canada.  TM Apple Pay is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Apple Inc. is not a sponsor or participant of National Bank Mobile Banking Solutions.  TM Google Pay and the Google Pay Logo are trademarks of Google LLC. The use of this trademark is subject to Google Inc.’s authorization policy.
    ® Interac is a registered trademark of Interac Inc., used under licence.