Certain banks will permit newcomers to Quebec to open a bank account with an employment confirmation letter and many also offer cross-border banking products and services for clients with financial ties in the United States.

For banking options in Quebec, start by consulting the “Big Six”.

Bank Website

Bank of Montreal (BMO)

BMO - Personal Banking, Credit Cards, Loans & Investing

Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank)

Personal Banking | Scotiabank Canada

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)

Personal Banking and Financial Services | CIBC

National Bank

Personal Banking Solutions | National Bank (

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

Personal Banking - RBC Royal Bank

Toronto Dominion Bank (TD)

TD Canada Trust - Personal, Small Business Banking & Investing

Desjardins Services financiers pour particuliers et entreprises | Desjardins
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