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The RBC Newcomer Advantage

Moving to a new country isn’t easy, but with the RBC Newcomer Advantage1 you can get everything you need for a great financial start in Canada. So, settle in faster and take advantage of banking, credit and investment solutions created specifically with newcomers in mind!

  • Open your first Canadian bank account with no monthly fees for 12 months7
  • International Students: Get $60 cash79 when you open an RBC student banking account. Limited-time offer. Conditions apply.
  • Send two no-fee international money transfers per month for your first 6 months on select accounts18
  • Buy your first car in Canada with an RBC Royal Bank car loan—no credit history required4
  • Get your first Canadian credit card with no credit history2
  • Receive 2,500 welcome RBC Rewards points when you are approved for an RBC Rewards+ Visa card71
  • Buy your first home in Canada with an RBC Royal Bank mortgage—no credit history required5
  • Receive a $50 credit when you open an eligible business bank account for your first business in Canada22

  • Enjoy preferred interest rates on select Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs)16
  • Know your money is safe—we are Canada's largest bank*
  • Bank anytime, anywhere with the award-winning RBC Mobile app,25
  • We’re a leader in wealth management, with over 1,700 investment advisors in Canada

Advice by Visa Status

Select your Visa status for custom advice, offers and solutions:

Special Offers and Services for Newcomers

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

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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 Toll-Free:
1-800-769-2511

Toll-free when dialed from the United States or Canada.

Toll-free from these 21 countries outside of North America when using the appropriate access codePop-up window.

Call Collect:
1-506-864-2275

To make a free collect call, contact your Telephone Directory system or an International Operator to obtain the International Access Code or other unique dialing codes that may apply in your country.

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