Offer for students in teaching programs

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The offer summed-up

Up to


in annual savings1

1 bank account3

no monthly fee


Mastercard® 2

credit card with no annual fees for the first 3 years


line of credit4

These benefits apply to students enrolled in the following programs: 

  • Bachelor’s in pre-school and elementary education 
  • Bachelor's in secondary education
  • Bachelor’s in vocational education 
  • Master’s in education 
  • Master’s in pre-school and elementary education 
  • Master’s in secondary education 
  • Master’s in teaching

3 perks just for you

$300 promo for 14-24 year olds

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A bank account with no monthly fee

Get a Canadian or U.S. dollar account with no monthly fee.


• Unlimited ABM and online transactions
• Unlimited Interac e-Transfers®
• 100 personalized cheques free of charge (shipping fees and taxes not included)
• Overdraft protection
• Access your account from anywhere in Canada via THE EXCHANGE® ABM network
• Manage your finances through our mobile app or online platform

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A Platinum Mastercard® credit card

$0 annual fee for the first 3 years ($70 annual fee from 4th year)

A $70 annual fee will be automatically applied starting from the 4th year.

20.99% purchase rate

22.49% balance transfer and cash advance rate5-6

Your advantages

  • Travel rewards
  • Up to 1 point per dollar spent 7
  • Comprehensive travel insurance 8
  • Vehicle rental insurance 8

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*The regular annual fee will be billed automatically three years after the card is issued.

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A line of credit with preferential terms and conditions

Our student line of credit9 helps you cover unexpected expenses.

Great rates

Prime rate10 + 0.75%


No management fees11

Your advantages

  • Repaid credit can be reused as needed
  • Your credit limit is established based on your needs and program of study


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Quick tip!

Did you know that by signing up for the student offer, you could transfer your student line of credit to the National Bank for up to 6 months after the end of your studies and still benefit from the advantages?12

It’s never too soon to start saving and investing

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Short-term savings

With a high-interest savings account you can access your funds at any time. 

Learn more about the High-Interest Savings Account

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Independently manage your investment  accounts

To take control of your investments with powerful tools and a dedicated team of experts. 

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Services  designed for you

Benefit from legal assistance

In partnership with FBA Solutions, access lawyers by phone and get legal information in many areas9.

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Help protect yourself against identity theft and identity fraud with Securizone 

Take advantage of a 20% discount on the Securizone® or Securizone 360™ plan and access tools and support services to better protect your identity. 

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By your side throughout your career

Have you graduated?

Save on your transactions, get a line of credit, and a mortgage with great conditions thanks to our exclusive offer for teachers and educators.

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Ready to apply for the package?

Apply online and an advisor will contact you shortly to set up an appointment.

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Little details that matter

  • Be a full-time student in Canada.
  • Visit the branch once a year to update your file.
  • Show two pieces of ID, proof of full-time student status and your most recent transcript.
  • Have an eligible bank account11.

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® THE TOTAL is a registered trademark of National Bank of Canada.

SECURIZONE is a registered trademark of National Bank of Canada used by NBC Assistance Inc.


Discount is applicable to the standard rates of the Securizone or Securizone 360 plans for as long as you benefit from an exclusive offer. If you no longer benefit from an exclusive offer, you must agree to pay the applicable regular rate in order to continue to benefit from the plan. NBC Assistance Inc. reserves the right to terminate or modify this offer at any time. Please consult the rates and other applicable conditions on the Securizone page.

1.  Subject to credit approval by National Bank. The $301 in potential annual savings is provided as an example of what a holder with a typical profile could save if they had:

  • A banking package equivalent to The Total®available at the monthly cost of $13 for full-time post-secondary students aged 18 to 24 inclusively and
  • A student line of credit with an annual current balance of $30,000
  • A National Bank Platinum Mastercard®credit card

The savings is calculated as follows:

  • No flat monthly fee with The Total®package (annual savings of $156)
  • Annual discount of 0.25% on the rate for the student line of credit (annual savings of $75 for an annual current balance of $30,000).
  • Savings on annual credit card fees for one of the first three years (savings of $70).

Certain eligibility conditions apply. The potential savings may not reflect the net savings that you will receive; this amount will vary depending on your financial situation and the products in which you have enrolled. 

2. Subject to credit approval by National Bank of Canada. Certain conditions apply. Three years after the card is issued, the regular annual fee in effect will automatically be charged to the account. Offer cannot be renewed.

3. A chequing account. Some services such as the passbook and paper statement by mail are not included. Included services and fees for non-related services are listed in our Rate Guide, available in branch or at

4. Subject to credit approval by National Bank. Certain conditions apply. A guarantor who satisfies National Bank's criteria may be required. The annual amount is based on your personal budget needs.

5. Grace period:

No interest will be charged on purchases made during the month, provided the client pays the balance in full within twenty-one (21) days of the statement date. This grace period does not apply to cash advances or balance transfers. Minimum payment: If your account balance is lower than $10, you must pay the entire balance. If you reside in the province of Quebec, your minimum payment will correspond to 5% of the credit card account balance plus any overdue payment or $10, whichever amount is higher. If you reside outside of Quebec, your minimum payment represents 2.5% of the credit card account balance plus any overdue payment or $10, whichever amount is higher. Account statement: A statement is sent monthly.

Example of credit charges over a 30-day period

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*Variable interest rate in effect on September 1, 2021


6. Subject to credit approval by National Bank. Each balance transfer must be at least $250.

7. Certain restrictions apply. Please consult the applicable rules governing reward points under Rewards plan.

8. This coverage applies to purchases and rentals charged in part to the card, except out-of-province medical/hospital insurance for which the travel arrangements need not be charged to the card, and lost or delayed luggage insurance where all transportation costs must be charged to the card. This coverage applies to the primary cardholder, his/her spouse and/or dependent children when they (spouse and/or dependent children) travel with the primary cardholder. Applicable only for 10 days of travel. Extended warranty coverage applies to most new articles purchased with the card, in Canada or abroad, as long as the manufacturer's warranty is valid in Canada. Certain conditions and restrictions apply. For more information and for details of your insurance coverage, please consult the insurance certificate associated with your card.

9. Questions relating to any commercial or criminal activity are excluded.

10. The “Prime rate” means the annual variable interest rate posted by National Bank, from time to time, and used by the Bank to determine the interest rates on the demand loans it grants in CDN$ in Canada. Visit for the rate in effect.

11. Monthly account statement. No management fees. As a guideline, the applicable rate for a typical Student Line of Credit is comprised of the prime rate + 1%. Once an amount is borrowed from the line of credit, it accrues interest. The minimum monthly payment is limited to the monthly interest and life insurance premiums (as applicable). Examples of credit fees calculated over a 30-day period at the applicable rate as at January 22, 2024:

     Average Balance   
$500 $3 000
Typical Student Line of Credit $3.37
Prime rate + 0.75% (7.95%)


12. Subject to credit approval by National Bank. Transfer is possible during and after completion of studies. To maintain student benefits, the transfer of the line of credit to the National Bank must be made no later than 6 months after the end of studies. You must provide proof of attendance from your post-secondary institution located in Canada (last available proof if the transfer is at the end of your studies) and your latest transcript showing successful completion. The usual conditions for the student line of credit also apply to the transfer, with the necessary adjustments.

13.  National Bank reserves the right to terminate, without notice, the savings and other benefits on all products and services included in the banking offer, if the client closes their eligible bank account. In the event the client cancels their eligible credit card or replaces it for a credit card that is not eligible for the offer, National Bank will charge fixed monthly fees of $12.95 on the transaction accounts to enable the client to maintain their savings and other benefits in the banking offer.