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New exclusive offers for the Canadian Defence Community2

BMO Bank of Montreal is proud to be the official bank of the Canadian Defence Community, in partnership with Canadian Defence Community Banking (CDCB).



CDCB program benefits include:

  • FREE banking with the Performance Plan1
  • FREE Unlimited Interac e-Transfer®‡ transactions
  • Keep the same accounts no matter how many times you relocate
  • BMO Employee Pricing on a wide range of mortgage options3, 4
  • Flexibility to move or break your mortgage through the Integrated Relocation Program

 

  • Interest rate buy-down option
  • Eligible for mortgage protection even when on active duty
  • BMO® ATMs on Bases, Wings and Units saving you time and money
  • No Annual Fee credit card options with choice of rewards
  • CDCB Student Line of Credit with preferential pricing and flexibility3, 5
  • 24/7 banking6 with BMO Online Banking and the BMO Mobile App7, 8




BMO CDCB Program benefits are exclusive to all members of the Canadian Defence Community and their families.



Who's Eligible?


Solutions for every stage of your career

Whether you’re starting your career, moving from one posting to the next or making the transition to civilian life, we’re here to help you every step of the way.


Starting out

Embarking on a new career can be both exciting and challenging. Here are some of the priorities you may have at this stage of your life, and ways we can help you meet them.


I want to get the most from my banking.

The Performance Plan now includes:

  • Free Banking1 - a savings of $179 per year

 

  • Unlimited Interac e-Transfer transactions
  • 5 non-BMO ATM withdrawals per month on the Interac network per month9
  • 5 international withdrawals using non-BMO Harris ATMs on the Cirrus®* network each month9, 10
  • With PlanShare couples can maintain financial independence by opening up to 20 accounts for a single monthly Plan fee11
  • Keep the same accounts no matter how many times you relocate



Learn more

I need to pay
for school.

  • Save with the preferred interest-rate with a CDCB Student Line of Credit3, 5
  • Access funds for school and pay interest only on what you borrow




Book an appointment

I need a credit card for day-to-day purchases.

  • Credit cards offer a convenient way to shop
  • When used responsibly, they can help you establish your credit history




Learn more

Getting established

Gaining career experience can help you prepare to take on new responsibilities, such as getting married, starting a family and buying your first home.


I need help with home financing

  • We are now offering BMO Employee Pricing on a wide range of mortgage options3, 4
  • You are eligible for mortgage protection even when on active duty during civil disorder or war
  • When you are relocated or deployed through the Integrated Relocation Program (IRP), you can move or break your mortgage with no prepayment charges
  • You also have the option to buy down your mortgage interest rate
  • Get mortgage advice from any of our 3,400 financial professionals at over 900 branches across Canada


Book an appointment

I want to save on banking.

The Performance Plan now includes:


  • Free Banking1 - a savings of $179 per year
  • Unlimited Interac e-Transfer transactions
  • 5 non-BMO ATM withdrawals per month on the Interac network per month9
  • 5 international withdrawals using non-BMO Harris ATMs on the Cirrus®* network each month9, 10
  • With PlanShare couples can maintain financial independence by opening up to 20 accounts for a single Plan fee11

Bring your kids into your local BMO branch to sign them up for free banking1, 12


  • Children under 13 years of age bank for free with the Plus Plan
  • Teens and Students now get the Performance Plan for free


Learn more

I need help managing my money.

  • Set up budgets, track your spending plus more using Manage My Finances, our free online personal financial management tool
  • Monitor your accounts with BMO Alerts13
  • Learn how to make the most of your money by signing up for specialized CDCB workshops and educational seminars at your local BMO branch


Visit a branch

Planning ahead

Returning to civilian life presents new opportunities as well as new challenges for veterans. Thinking about returning to school, starting a business or are you looking forward to retirement? Regardless of the path you take, you continue to qualify for all the benefits of the CDCB program.


I’m going back to school.

  • We offer a preferred interest-rate CDCB Student Line of Credit that you can use to pay tuition and other expenses so you can focus on your studies3, 5

 


  • Apply once and the money is there when you need it
  • There are no monthly or annual fees and you only pay interest on what you borrow



Book an appointment

I want to start a business.

  • BMO offers banking products and services dedicated to all your business needs
  • Choose a business Bank Plan from as little as $6 per month with the BMO Business Start Plan
  • Stay ahead of your competition with the latest news, market updates, plus gain access to valuable tips and resources from experts and other business owners.

 


Learn more

I want to retire.

  • Continue to get free banking with the Performance Plan1
  • Enjoy all the same banking features and benefits





Learn more


Other exclusive offers

BMO Support Our Troops Mastercard

BMO Support Our Troops Mastercard®*

Each time you use your BMO credit card, you support Canadian Forces morale and welfare programs through the Support Our Troops Fund.




 

Learn more

Student Line of Credit

Student Line
of Credit

BMO offers you and your family members a preferred CDCB Student Line of Credit interest rate2, 3.




 

Book an appointment

Borrowing & Investing

Borrowing
& Investing

  • Personal Line of Credit
  • Home Equity Line of Credit
  • Personal Loan
  • Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)


Book an appointment


Bank wherever you are

There are over 60 CDCB-designated BMO branches and BMO ATMs located on or close to bases, wings or units.


Have Questions?

Call us at 1-866-548-7490
Collect from overseas at 514-877-7738
Teletypewriter (TTY) 1-866-889-0889



  1. The monthly Plan fee is waived. You are responsible for all transaction, service and product fees not included for free in your Bank Plan.
  2. Proof of CDCB eligibility is required. Offers may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice
  3. Applications and the amount you can borrow are subject to meeting BMO’s usual credit criteria.
  4. Some conditions may apply. These special offers are not available for the 5-year or 10-year BMO Smart Fixed Mortgage or a Homeowner ReadiLine®
  5. You must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant enrolled in a Canadian or non-Canadian post-secondary school or university. Co-signer may be required. Subject to credit availability and verification of identity.
  6. Subject to interruptions in telecommunications or online systems or power supply or any other factor or event beyond the control of BMO.
  7. BMO Online Banking and BMO Mobile Banking may not be available in all countries.
  8. You must be registered for BMO Online Banking before you can use BMO Mobile Banking.
  9. The network fee charged by BMO is waived. Non-BMO ATMs may charge a convenience fee. The convenience fee is not a BMO fee and is added to the total amount of your withdrawal. You are responsible for the convenience fee that may be applied to your transaction.
  10. There is no charge to use a BMO Harris ATM in the United States. Bank of Montreal does not represent BMO Harris Bank N.A. and is not an agent of BMO Harris Bank N.A. BMO Harris Bank N.A. is located in the United States.
  11. You can have up to twenty (20) Primary Chequing, Interest Chequing (for existing customers only) or Premium Rate Savings accounts under one (1) Bank Plan of your choice (excluding the Practical Plan) for one (1) monthly fee. All accounts are subject to the Bank Plan monthly transaction limits.
  12. Kids under the age of 13 receive the Plus Plan at no cost. Teens and Students receive the Performance Plan for free ($14.95 monthly fee is waived). You are responsible for all transaction, service and product fees not included in the Plan.
  13. BMO Alerts may not be available outside of Canada. Standard messaging and data charges may apply.


®‡Interac e-Transfer is a registered trademark of Interac Inc.

Who’s eligible?

BMO CDCB Program benefits are exclusive to all members of Canada’s defence community and their families:


  • Canadian Armed Forces: Regular and Reserve Forces, Retired and Former Members
  • Department of National Defence (DND) and Staff of the Non-Public Funds (NPF) Employees, including former employees receiving a pension
  • Serving RCMP Members and former RCMP Members receiving a pension and RCMP Civilian employees
  • Employees of Military Family Resource Centres (MFRC), Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), Communications Securities Establishment (CSE) and Defence Construction Canada (DCC)
  • Foreign military members directly serving with the Canadian Forces


CFMWS introduced the CFOne Card to confirm membership within the Canadian Forces Community and to facilitate access to morale and welfare programs/services. BMO Bank of Montreal leverages the CFOne Card to administer the CDCB Program making it seamless for members of the CF Community to start saving.

To apply for a card or to learn more, please visit ww.cf1fc.com