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    CIBC GIC is better

    Hello again. Well I guess the GIC application already started with the request approved and numbered by CIBC and it already has my non-passport address (my permanent/parents' address in Delhi). Are you saying that CIBC will not hand me my GIC installments in Canada because my passport/ID will...
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    CIBC GIC is better

    Went with CIBC and transfer in INR. 2 questions: 1. My bank manager, at Kotak Mahindra, could not receive confirmation from higher ups/head office that they could process the RTGS transfer. Said he would get back to me, but has not. 2. Is there an issue later in Canada if the GIC is in my name...
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    SCOTIA GIC OR CIBC?

    Dear full member :-), Kindly note that I did call and also chatted live. This is for future applicants: only ISBO can enter the system and resolve issues after one has successfully placed a GIC request and been allotted a GIC request number; one HAS TO then wait for ISBO's response through...
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    SCOTIA GIC OR CIBC?

    Updates: Two full business days (in Canada time) and no response from ISBO about my request to switch transaction from CAD to INR (see my previous post for details). Talked for 25 mins on the phone and 3 mins on live chat today--those guys cannot tackle these types of requests (or even access...
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    SCOTIA GIC OR CIBC?

    Howdy all, I am in a slightly different dilemma with CIBC. I registered for GIC on June 26, but chose CAD (as the INR conversion rate offered by CIBC was costing Rs 20,000 more than market rate of CAD). Unfortunately, when I got the confirmation, it specified that this would have to be a wire...