WELCOME TO CANADA PROGRAM FOR NEWCOMERS

 
 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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Welcoming newcomers to Canada
with our specially designed approach

Did you recently arrive in Canada or are you planning to come soon?
We can give you useful tips and an extensive offer for newcomers to Canada2.

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Banking offer that gives you access to
a wide range of benefits for up to 3 years!

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Vehicle financing7 to make it easier
to get around this big country!

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Credit card7 so you can quickly meet
your financial needsas soon as you arrive!

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Mortgage loan7 accessible
to future residents when they arrive!

BANKING SERVICES WITH PREFERENTIAL PRICING FOR 3 YEARS!

Up to 3 years of monthly services with no flat fee and unlimited electronic transactions

Welcome to Canada!

Moving to a new country can be a real challenge. That’s why we give you the time you need to get settled. At National Bank, you can enjoy preferred rates on a range of banking services for three years. 
Details of the offer

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National Bank’s HelloCanada™ Assistance Service

EXCLUSIVE!
National Bank’s HelloCanada™ Assistance Service6

Even though our website features amusing but relevant tips on life in Canada, we take our role very seriously when it comes to welcoming newcomers to Canada. National Bank Assistance Network has therefore set up a free phone assistance service that you can use for the first 12 months after you sign up for our newcomers program. This service is offered exclusively by National Bank so you can get personalized answers to all your questions, even the ones that have nothing to do with banking. It’s a helping hand you can count on!

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Free safety deposit box and free set of cheques!

FREE!
1st year rental of a small safety deposit box5 and your 1st set of cheques4

To enable you to store your valuable assets securely, we offer a free annual safety deposit box rental the first year. Safeguard your important documents and valuables to guarantee your peace of mind.

Start off right by ordering your first 100 cheques free of charge when you open your account. With a supply of cheques, you’ll be able to provide a sample cheque for an apartment rental or any other expenses. 



CREDIT CARD WITHOUT HAVING A CREDIT HISTORY IN CANADA7

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In Canada, your credit record determines your financial reputation and creditworthiness. If you don’t have a credit history, it will usually be difficult for you to take out a loan or apply for a credit card.

In that case, what can you do if you’re a newcomer to Canada and you don’t have a credit record here?

National Bank has found a solution for you by offering a credit card that doesn’t require the usual credit history. You can choose either the Edition®1 MasterCard with cashback and no annual fee or the Platinum MasterCard®2 which lets you earn travel points and benefit from a comprehensive insurance program. 

Come and see us at a branch. You can quickly begin building your own credit history.

Get your new life off to a good start!

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WANT TO ENJOY THE GREAT OUTDOORS? IT’S FASTER BY CAR!

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Take advantage of a preferential rate on an auto loan7 for newcomers. All you have to do is go to a branch and ask an advisor for details.

If you’re a permanent resident, you can access vehicle financing with a 25% downpayment.

Are you a temporary resident who’d like to get around more easily?

We can finance your vehicle if you make a 40% downpayment.

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MORTGAGES7 FOR NEWCOMERS ARE POSSIBLE AS WELL!

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Do you want to become a homeowner in Canada very soon?

Given your newcomer status, we’ve updated our mortgage loan eligibility criteria to take into account your new reality.

Whether you’re a permanent or temporary resident, you can go ahead with your project to buy a property and quickly feel right at home. 

After you arrive in Canada, simply go to a branch for complete information.

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Practical advice, valuable tips and interesting stories! 

Are you ready to start your new life?

Here is some great information to help get your plans off the ground.



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