Helpful information if you’ve just arrived
Welcome to Canada! We hope you will quickly come to love your new home. Here you will find information on ways CIBC can help you save, borrow and manage your money. You will also find information about renting a home, making your money last, and more.
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.
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.
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.
Mortgages for Newcomers
Are you a newcomer to Canada? Are you thinking about buying a home? CIBC offers a special Newcomer Mortgage.
Banking for International Students
Take advantage of our banking package for international students. From textbooks to tuition, educations costs can add up. Let us help you spend and save – wisely.
Get the foreign cash you need. CIBC offers cash in up to 75 foreign currencies.
CIBC Global Money Transfer
If you bank with CIBC, you can send money to someone in another country quickly and easily. There is no money transfer fee.
CIBC Smart™ Prepaid Visa* Cards
Prepaid cards are a great way to manage your money when you are shopping or travelling. CIBC offers two convenient and secure prepaid cards.
Saving for your future in Canada
Opening a savings account is a smart way to build money for your future in Canada. CIBC has many options for you.
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.
Advice and assistance you can count on
As a newcomer to Canada, you may find some of the banking and credit terms confusing. Our Banking Glossary can help.Learn more about banking terms
Checklist - Now that you are living in Canada
Welcome to Canada! Here is a checklist of things you should do as you begin your new life.Learn more about starting life in Canada
How banking works in Canada
Find out how banking in Canada works. CIBC is here to help.Learn more about banking in Canada
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.Learn more about managing your money
Important things to do as soon as you arrive in Canada
Congratulations! Your new life in Canada has started. Here is a list of important things to do in the first few days after you arrive.Learn more about what to do when you first arrive
Renting a home in Canada
Are you a newcomer to Canada who is looking for a place to rent? This information will help you begin your search and understand how the housing rental system works in Canada.Learn more about renting a home in Canada
What is credit?
Understanding credit and the importance of building a good credit rating when you’re new to Canada.Learn more about credit