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We Have the Right Account for You

Whether you’re in Canada to work, study or make a new life, let us help you settle in faster with your first bank account. Choose the type of account you’re looking for below to explore your options.

Personal Accounts

Easily pay bills, send money, withdraw cash and deposit your pay with one of the many personal accounts we offer to newcomers to Canada.

Student Accounts

Enjoy simple, convenient and affordable student banking, so you can focus on your studies and keep more money in your pocket.

Business Accounts

As you build a life and a business in Canada, an RBC business account can help your company reach its full potential.

How Banking Works in Canada

Since banking in Canada may be quite different from banking back home, we’ve put together some information to help you get familiar with how it works here:

Why Newcomers Love Our Bank Accounts

We know you have many to-dos on your list. The good news is that opening a Canadian bank account at RBC can make your other tasks easier. An RBC advisor can help you choose the right account and also help answer any questions you have as you settle in.

  • Deposit your money where it will be safe
    Our accounts are secure and offer a cost-effective way to transfer funds to Canada.

  • Talk to someone in your language
    RBC representatives can help you by phone or in-branch in up to 200 languages.

  • Access your money across Canada
    We have the largest combined branch and ATM network across Canada.

  • Enjoy 24/7 access anywhere, anytime
    Check balances, transfer funds and more by phone, online or with the RBC Mobile app25.

Ways to Bank

With anytime, anywhere access to your accounts and convenient ways to send and receive money, you’ll love banking with RBC.

The RBC Newcomer Advantage

We know that you and your family have unique needs. Let us help. With the RBC Newcomer Advantage1 you can get everything you need for a great financial start in Canada. We are Canada’s largest bank* and leading financial institution, and we’ve been providing advice and solutions to newcomers for over 148 years.