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Custom Advice, Offers and Solutions

There’s a lot to do when you’re moving to a new country and starting a new job! Let us provide you with a few tips prior to arriving—that way you’ll have less work to do once you’re here.

Transfer Money Before You Arrive

  • Need a secure, convenient way to transfer money to Canada?
  • Want immediate access to your money when you get here?

Start your application Another RBC site for a Canadian bank account before you arrive and enjoy these benefits and more!

Get Familiar with Canada’s Financial System

See how banking, borrowing and buying a home works in Canada to be even more prepared when you arrive.

Your way to network in Canada

Arrive79 is a free, dynamic social and professional network designed to help newcomers succeed in Canada.

  • Get weekly peer matches and chat online or in person
  • Connect with an Arrive Ambassador
  • Read helpful articles for getting settled
Connect with Arrive

Why Newcomers Love RBC

Whether you plan to be here a couple of years or hope to stay long-term, we have the right financial advice and solutions you’ll need to settle in faster.
  • Find solutions for all your financial needs

    As Canada’s largest bank*, we can help with your banking and credit, mortgage and more.

  • Start building a credit history here

    At RBC, you can apply for your first Canadian credit card–no credit history required!2

  • Shop, send money and make payments your way

    Shop online with Virtual Visa Debit48, tap to pay with Apple Pay26 and more.

  • Bank with the award-winning RBC Mobile app23

    You’ll also have access to Canada’s largest combined branch and ATM network.

How Can We Help You?

We understand that moving to a new country comes with many challenges–let us help answer any questions you may have. Our phone services are available in up to 200 languages.



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