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Special Offers and Services for Newcomers

When you’re first settling into a new country, there are many things you need to take care of. To help you along your journey, we’ve partnered with many brands and agencies to bring you exclusive savings and services.

Free Online Doctor Visit Through Maple

As a newcomer, whether or not you have healthcare coverage or access to a doctor yet, you can connect to a Canadian doctor from the safety and comfort of your home. Maple’s network of Canadian licensed doctors can provide you or a family member with a medical diagnosis and treatment, prescriptions and more—24/7 by text, phone or video.

For eligible newcomer clients with a qualifying bank account or credit card. Offer ends December 18, 2020 and must be used by March 18, 2021.

 

Save big on a TELUS mobile phone plan

Receive a free TELUS SIM card and a $50 Prepaid top-up PIN.74 Plus, when you activate on a 30-day rate plan of $35 and up, you can get an extra $120 in credits75.

 

Savings on Gas with Petro Canada53

We’ve teamed up with Petro-Canada53 so you can save 3¢/L on fuel52 and also earn RBC RewardsPopup window faster51 when you use an eligible personal or business RBC Rewards credit card to pay.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Get a Petro-Points53 card and link it to an eligible RBC Client Card (debit card) or credit card.
  2. Use your linked debit or credit card to pay for purchases at Petro-Canada.
  3. Save 3¢/L on fuel52 and earn 20% more Petro-Points53, plus 20% more RBC Rewards points51 (if paying with a linked RBC credit card that earns RBC Rewards points.)
Learn more about this offerAnother RBC site

Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC)

RBC has collaborated with TRIEC to launch a mentorship program to help job-ready, skilled newcomers build their professional networks and better leverage their talents to achieve employment in Canada. The partnership matches recent immigrants with a mentor who shares their professional background.

Become a mentee today! Choose your region for more information from our partners on finding a mentor:

 

Free Employment Webinars

Finding a job is a top priority for newcomers when they arrive in Canada. That’s why we’re collaborating with ACCES Employment, a not-for-profit organization and leader in connecting employers with qualified employees from diverse backgrounds.

Together with ACCES, we can help set you up for success before you even land in Canada through the RBC monthly Webinar Event Series:

  • Learn about finding employment in your field, résumés, interview tips and more
  • Webinars are led by RBC recruiters and newcomers who have had similar journeys as you
  • Access the webinars from anywhere in the world

Visit ACCESExternal Site today to register for upcoming webinars or watch previous webinars.

 

Your way to network in Canada

Arrive79 provides free tools, resources and connections newcomers need to succeed in Canada.

  • Access articles, webinars and guides to help you prepare for life, careers and finances in Canada
  • Get weekly peer matches and chat online
  • Connect with an Arrive Ambassador
Connect with ArriveExternal Site
 

Kick start your career

Prepped is a free, digital and personalized program that provides the guidance and training you’ll need to properly tackle your job search.

Learn MoreExternal Site

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 150 years.

Services Beyond Banking for Business

It doesn’t matter if you are a new business owner or a seasoned veteran, as an RBC business client, you have access to special offers and support from a wide range of business services that can help you operate your business.

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.

  • Call Call Toll-Free: 1-800-769-2511
  • International Call Call Collect: 1-506-864-2275
Book an Appointment to Visit a Branch

For the health and safety of our employees and communities, RBC has temporarily closed a number of branches, reduced hours, and is limiting the number of clients permitted at any given time to practice physical distancing. Open branches also have Plexi Protection Screens installed.

We encourage clients to bank at home if possible.