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TermNote Plus GIC

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At a glance

What is a TermNote Plus GIC?

Earn interest at a competitive rate on investments ranging from 61 months to 10 years.

Perfect if you are looking to:

  • Make a long-term investment
  • Take advantage of a great fixed rate
  • Get a guaranteed return on your investment

Rate: Fixed

Minimum investment: $1,000 (non-registered account) or $5,000 (RRSP)

Access to funds: No

Investment horizon: 61 months to 10 years

Investment horizon placement

GIC options

Decide whether you want a registered or non-registered GIC, then select a term and interest type.

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Looking to cash in a portion of your investment each year and take advantage of higher interest rates? Learn about the GIC laddering strategy.

Little details that matter

Non-registered plan

Interest payment options

  • Monthly: calculated and payable based on the date the investment was issued ($1,000 minimum).
  • Twice a year: calculated and payable based on the date the investment was issued ($1,000 minimum).
  • Annually: calculated and payable based on the date the investment was issued, or compounded annually based on the date the investment was issued and payable at maturity.

For GICs purchased online, interest will only be paid annually.

Access to funds

Cannot be cashed in before maturity.

Posted rates are for interest calculated annually. For monthly interest, the rate is reduced by 0.125%. For interest paid twice a year, the rate is reduced by 0.05%.


Interest payments

Compounded annually on the investment date and payable at maturity.


Can be transferred from an RRSP to an RRIF.

Access to funds

Cannot be cashed in before maturity.

Posted rates are for interest payable at maturity (compounded annually).

Additional information

Fixed interest rate for the entire term. Interest is calculated annually.

Automatic renewal: Unless otherwise instructed, we will automatically renew your GIC at maturity for the same amount (principal and interest) and term at the prevailing rate. You will have 10 business days after the new GIC is issued to cancel the renewal.

Not considered an insured deposit under the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act (CDIC). Fully guaranteed by National Bank.

For information on fees related to RRSPs and TFSAs, refer to our brochure: Fees – Your Guide to Personal Banking Solutions [PDF], under "Registered Plans."

For information on our rate increase or new fee notification procedure, refer to our brochure: Fees – General Information and Agreement [PDF], under "Notice of Changes to Fees Listed in Your Guide to Personal Banking Solutions."

For information on the procedure for submitting claims regarding RRSP product fees, click here.

To invest online, you need to have a bank account with National Bank. Don't have an account? Contact a National Bank branch.

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