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Canadian bank account before landing

June_77

Star Member
Nov 4, 2018
121
32
Hi,

Scotia bank provide the option to open a Canadian account while still in your home country.

Has anyone used this service & what is your feedback.

Thanks.
 

fmk8890

Hero Member
Dec 10, 2017
453
168
Visa Office......
London
NOC Code......
6231
App. Filed.......
04-05-2018
AOR Received.
04-05-2018
File Transfer...
08-08-2018
Med's Request
01-05-2018
Med's Done....
01-05-2018
Passport Req..
24-09-2018
VISA ISSUED...
26-09-2018
LANDED..........
11-11-2018
Hi,

Scotia bank provide the option to open a Canadian account while still in your home country.

Has anyone used this service & what is your feedback.

Thanks.
Yes I did, had no problems.
 

fmk8890

Hero Member
Dec 10, 2017
453
168
Visa Office......
London
NOC Code......
6231
App. Filed.......
04-05-2018
AOR Received.
04-05-2018
File Transfer...
08-08-2018
Med's Request
01-05-2018
Med's Done....
01-05-2018
Passport Req..
24-09-2018
VISA ISSUED...
26-09-2018
LANDED..........
11-11-2018
How did you contact Scotia Bank? Twitter? Or email? Pls kindly share.Thanks
Just google Scotiabank start right program and follow their instructions. Your online account is set up in 24 hours and you can transfer funds to that account upto $50,000. The transfer invoice is sent to you in 5 -7 days that i used for proof of funds at landing. Once you enter canada you c an go to any scotiabank branch and open your chequing and savings account and get access to your investment.
 

fmk8890

Hero Member
Dec 10, 2017
453
168
Visa Office......
London
NOC Code......
6231
App. Filed.......
04-05-2018
AOR Received.
04-05-2018
File Transfer...
08-08-2018
Med's Request
01-05-2018
Med's Done....
01-05-2018
Passport Req..
24-09-2018
VISA ISSUED...
26-09-2018
LANDED..........
11-11-2018
Also, make sure you transfer your funds from yur own account in your country. No western union or other forms of foreign money transfer companies.
 

fmk8890

Hero Member
Dec 10, 2017
453
168
Visa Office......
London
NOC Code......
6231
App. Filed.......
04-05-2018
AOR Received.
04-05-2018
File Transfer...
08-08-2018
Med's Request
01-05-2018
Med's Done....
01-05-2018
Passport Req..
24-09-2018
VISA ISSUED...
26-09-2018
LANDED..........
11-11-2018
I also liked their Start right accounts, the chequing account is free, they also offered us credit cards with credit limits of $3,000 right away which was great. And i got a free Safety deposit box.
 

Mr_fabrizio

Star Member
Oct 18, 2018
171
30
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Just google Scotiabank start right program and follow their instructions. Your online account is set up in 24 hours and you can transfer funds to that account upto $50,000. The transfer invoice is sent to you in 5 -7 days that i used for proof of funds at landing. Once you enter canada you c an go to any scotiabank branch and open your chequing and savings account and get access to your investment.
Thanks bro
 

June_77

Star Member
Nov 4, 2018
121
32
I have another question. how long before moving to canada should you open a canadian bank account? would a month before landing date suffice?
 

navinball

VIP Member
Feb 26, 2018
3,408
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I have another question. how long before moving to canada should you open a canadian bank account? would a month before landing date suffice?
no such requirement and a waste of time, just go to a local branch. they are at every street corner.