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Where are You on Your Journey?

I’m Moving to Canada

Moving to a new country can be overwhelming and will include many questions. Let us make your transition easier by providing you with trusted advice and resources to help you get off to a great start.

Preparing to Move

Getting the right advice before you arrive will make it that much easier to settle in. Here are some resources to help set you on the right path:

Banking in Canada

Banking in Canada may be different from what you’re used to. We can help you understand how it works here so that you’re prepared when you arrive.

Credit in Canada

When you arrive, it’s important to start building a Canadian credit history. Let us help you understand this topic and the ways we can help.

I Just Arrived (0-6 Months)

Welcome to Canada! We know you have a lot to do and all kinds of things to get familiar with. Let us guide you with the right resources, tools and solutions to help you get off to a great start.

Tip for New Arrivals

Have you visited a Government Service OfficeExternal Site yet to apply for your government-issued documents? (It’s important to do so within your first 100 days here.)

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Open Your Bank Account

Opening your Canadian bank account now is one of the top things you can do to make your transition easier. Let us help you choose the perfect account.

Get Your First Credit Card

As a newcomer, it’s important to build a Canadian credit history. Let us help you understand this topic and apply for your first Canadian credit card.

I’m Settling In (6+ Months)

As you build your new life in Canada, let us help you take the next step towards getting settled. Whether you feel ready to buy a home, invest or start a business—or you just need banking and credit assistance—we can help.

Banking and Borrowing

Need a bank account, a Canadian credit card or financing to buy a car? You’ll find what you need here!

Buying a Home in Canada

Enjoy fast, easy approvals and mortgage solutions designed just for newcomers.

Investing for the Future

Let us provide expert advice and guidance to help you create a bright future for yourself and your family.

Starting a Small Business

Achieve your dream of starting a business in Canada with all the tools and resources you need at RBC.

The RBC Newcomer Advantage

Get everything you need for a great financial start in Canada. Discover products and services that can help you settle in faster. Plus, get up to a $15,000 credit limit on a new RBC credit card9.

Offers and Services from Our Partners

As an RBC client, you can also enjoy special savings and services from RBC and partner brands.

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Solutions and Advice

Bank, Borrow and Invest with RBC

Apply for your first Canadian bank account and credit card, buy your first car or home and more!

Advice by Visa Status

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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.

Call to book an appointment to open a bank account over the phone or by video conference.
  • Call Call Toll-Free: 1-866-756-1107
  • International Call Call Collect: 1-506-864-2275

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