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Chequing accounts and packages

Get $200 after opening a The Connected chequing account

Conditional on the payment of two $50 invoices online. See conditions ↓

Take advantage ↓

Find the package that's right for you

Discover our exclusive rates1

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regular clients (age 18-59)
  • regular clients (age 18-59)
  • young people (age 0-17)
  • students (age 18-24)
  • seniors (age 60+)

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Offer conditions

The promotional offer is valid from June 1st, 2020 to July 31st, 2020 (“promotional period”).
The offer is intended for all persons without any checking account at National Bank, alone or jointly with another person.
The offer may be modified, extended, or withdrawn without prior notice at any time. You must have reached the age of majority at the time of your enrollment in the covered products. Employees of National Bank and its subsidiaries and entities are not eligible.
The offer may not be combined or used with any other National Bank offer, promotion or benefit and cannot be applied retroactively. Customers who have had a cashback offer on a checking account since November 1, 2017 are not eligible for this offer.

There is a limit of one cashback per new checking account during this promotion. The client cannot benefit of the offer more than once. Only the primary account holder is eligible for the offer.

 Cashback details 
To be eligible to the offer, you must open a new checking account with a The ConnectedTM banking package during the promotional period and fulfill the conditions.
200$ Cashback promotional offer conditions:  
After opening your new checking account with The ConnectedTM banking package, you must:

  • Set up two (2) bill payments (i.e. utility bill, cable, internet, mobile telephony, public transport, etc.) of at least 50$ each in NBC online banking or in NBC mobile app. The bill payments must be debited from your new The ConnectedTM bank account.  

You benefit of 60 days following the checking account opening to meet the offer conditions and obtain the cashback.
Cashbacks will be deposit in your new National Bank checking account within 120 days of the opening date of your checking account.
To be granted the cashback, you must maintain the eligible products and services, and not make any changes related to these products and services for a minimum of 12 months after signing up for a banking account. In addition, during this same period, your checking account must remain open and be in good standing. If you don’t meet this condition, you will have to repay part of the cashback proportionally to the duration of the term remaining, within 30 days of receiving the request for payment

Legal disclaimers

TM THE MINIMALIST, THE MODEST, THE CONNECTED and THE TOTAL are trademarks of National Bank of Canada.

® Interac e-Transfer is a registered trade-mark of Interac Corp. Used under licence.

1. For more details, consult the Fee Guide.

2. Transactions carried out at our ABMs, a participating merchant, through our online banking services (including our call centre) or those related to certain operations in your account.

3. Transactions carried out at our branches during normal business hours.

4. If you do not have one of  the packages (The Connected, The Total, The Modest, The Minimalist, or the offer for professionals or students) or if you exceed the number of transactions included in your package, a fee of $1 may apply when you send money via Interac e-Transfer. The transfer must be sent to a bank account held at a participating Canadian financial institution. Refer to the Guide to Personal Banking Solutions for more information.

5. Subject to credit approval by National Bank of Canada. Credit charges are not waived with this package. For more information on the Integrated Line of Credit, click here.

6. Minimum 12-month rental in Canada. Certain conditions apply.

7. Applicable conditions:

  • For all packages: discounts are applied upon presentation of supporting documents.
  • For The Modest, The Connected and The Total: the Student discount is for full-time students, aged 18 to 24 inclusively, attending a post-secondary institution, upon presentation of identity documents (proof of age), proof of full-time student status (proof of registration, course schedule or transcripts). Only for individual account holders. The package is validated annually by presenting the above documents.
  • For The Minimalist package: No fees for Young people aged 0 to 17 upon presentation of identity documents (proof of age); no fees for Student aged 18 to 24 upon presentation of identity documents (proof of age) and proof of full-time student status (proof of registration, course schedule or transcripts); no fees for Seniors aged 65 and over upon presentation of eligibility for the Guaranteed Income Supplement; no fees for beneficiaries (aged 18 and over) of a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) upon presentation of proof of eligibility for an RDSP. To continue benefiting from no-fee banking, students must renew their package annually by presenting the above documents.

Practical details


The passbook option has not been available to new clients since May 4, 2015. If you are an existing client who uses a passbook with your account, a $2.50 monthly fee is charged.


For the fees associated with our products and services, consult the Fee Guide [PDF].

Contract governing personal deposit and investment accounts

For more information on the terms and conditions governing your new account, consult the Contract governing personal deposit and investment accounts document [PDF].

Basic banking services

For the terms and conditions governing whether a person may open an account or cash cheques and other items from the federal government, consult our guide to Basic Banking Services [PDF].

Access to funds policy

For details of our cheque hold policy, see the Access to Funds Policy [PDF].

Coercive tied selling

To understand what coercive tied selling is and what is not allowed, consult our pamphlet What you need to know about coercive tied selling [PDF].

Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation

Please refer to our page about Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC)

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