Preparing for the changes ahead

Making plans to leave your home country and move to Canada takes a lot of work. At CIBC, we want to help prepare you so that you can move to Canada with confidence. 

Here you will find information about special offers from CIBC to help you save money on your day-to-day banking and articles about how to get settled in Canada.

Get Settled Financially

CIBC has financial advisors who help all newcomers, including the affluent, meet their evolving financial needs. Let us help you plan for your future.

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Welcome to Canada Banking Package

Are you moving to Canada? Have you just arrived? Has Canada been your home for 5 years or less? CIBC has a special banking offer to help newcomers to Canada build a comfortable life. 

Learn more about the Welcome to Canada Banking Package

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Everyday Banking for Newcomers

If you’re a newcomer to Canada, you can get a CIBC bank account and pay no monthly fees for a year.

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Credit Cards for Newcomers

As a newcomer to Canada, you can get a credit card from CIBC, as long as you have another banking product with us.

Learn more about credit cards for newcomers

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Mortgages for Newcomers

Are you a newcomer to Canada? Are you thinking about buying a home? CIBC offers a special Newcomer Mortgage.

Learn more about mortgages for newcomers

Car Loans for Newcomers

When you arrive in Canada, you may want to buy a car right away. Once you find the car you want, ask your dealer for the CIBC Auto Finance™ Newcomers Program. CIBC can help even if you do not have a Canadian credit history.

Learn more about car loan for newcomers

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Toronto Pearson International Airport

When you arrive in Canada, you will have some immediate financial needs. CIBC has six convenient locations at Toronto Pearson International Airport.

Learn more about CIBC at Pearson International Airport

Advice and assistance you can count on

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Banking Glossary

As a newcomer to Canada, you may find some of the banking and credit terms confusing. Our Banking Glossary can help.  

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Before moving to Canada

There is a lot to think about when you are planning to move to a new country. To help you with your move to Canada, here is a checklist of things to do.

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Finding a job in Canada

Canada offers many job opportunities for new Canadians. If you are not sure where to begin, this information will help. 

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How banking works in Canada​

Find out how banking in Canada works. CIBC is here to help.

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How to bring your money to Canada

Moving to Canada? Find out how to bring your money with you. 

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How to manage your money and make it last

Budgeting helps you make sure that you do not spend more money than you earn. Here are some tips to help you manage your money better.

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Preparing your child for school in Canada

Understanding the Canadian education system and how your child can benefit. 

Learn more about the Canadian school system