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Open an RESP

In Person*

Visit your nearest BMO Bank of Montreal Branch, or book an appointment online to meet an Investment Professional. Make sure to bring:

  • your Social Insurance Number
  • Social Insurance Number of the beneficiary(ies)
  • one piece of government issued identification (a provincial health insurance card can be used to confirm identity except in those provinces where it is not permitted)
  • your BMO Bank of Montreal account numbers or a void cheque from non-BMO bank accounts

By Phone

Get expert RESP advice by calling our BMO Investment Centre at 1-800-665-7700.

We’re available Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. and Sunday, closed.


You can open a self-directed RESP securely online through BMO InvestorLine.

BMO Nesbitt Burns clients can open BMO RESPs through their advisors.

*RESP beneficiaries must have a social insurance number. Make sure your child has one before opening an RESP. How to apply for a SIN

Book your own appointment. Get Started.
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