Scotiabank is Canada’s international bank, serving over 23 million customers in almost 50 countries. When you bank with Scotiabank, you have access to over 900 branches and over 3,500 Scotiabank ABMs across Canada, so it’s easy to find one near your school or residence.
Scotiabank is the bank of choice for International students as it has helped more students get their study permit than any other bank in Canada with the Scotiabank Student Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) Program. Once International Students arrive in Canada, they have the Scotiabank StartRight® Program1 available to them which includes a no-fee chequing account, a credit card, movie rewards and more.
Scotiabank Student GIC Program
Scotiabank offers the Student GIC Program to International students from four countries: China, India, Vietnam and the Philippines. GIC program helps International students meet the proof of funds requirements of the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) guidelines quickly so that they can apply for a study permit.
Learn more about the StartRight® Program1