The BMO NewStart Program offers the accounts and services you’ll need to get started here in Canada.

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Welcome to Canada

Your new home.
New future.
A new way of banking.

Your new life in Canada is filled with opportunities. It’s a time of great joy and excitement, as well as many unknowns.
We’re here to make the transition easier for you and to help you prepare for success and prosperity in Canada.

Why choose BMO?

As Canada’s oldest bank, we have the history and resources to help you start a successful new life in Canada.
Whether you’re a landed immigrant, foreign worker or student, we have what you need to help you get started, get settled, and prepare for your future.

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We speak your language

We offer in-branch services in multiple languages, including Chinese and Punjabi. Use our branch locator to connect with a Client Relationship Manager at a convenient location.

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Studying in Canada?

BMO Student Banking can make student life in Canada more affordable. Students can save more than $250* a year by banking with BMO.

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Starting a business?

Starting a business in Canada can be both exciting and overwhelming. We have the business banking expertise, resources and tools you need to start and run a successful business, and we can guide you every step of the way.

We’re here to answer your questions and help you find the right solutions.

Learn more about the BMO NewStart Program accounts and services you’ll need to start your life in Canada.