Newcomers to Canada
At BMO, we know the journey to a new life in Canada can be hard, so we’re helping to make your arrival easier.
Get our Performance Plan and a small safety deposit box2 free1 for the first year.
Limited time: Get $100 when you bank with BMO!*
New to Canada?If you’re a permanent resident or foreign worker that arrived in Canada within the last 5 years, you’re eligible for the NewStart discounted banking program!
To open a chequing account with the NewStart discount banking program, visit any branch and bring the following:
1. Canadian Permanent Resident Card or Confirmation of Permanent Residence (IMM 5292 or IMM 5688) or work permit (IMM 1442)
2. One piece of valid, government issued, photo identification such as a passport or a Canadian driver’s licence.
More information on valid Photo Identification