Opening a new account?
How to apply
Select from our account options
Documents required to open a new account
Provide ONE piece of government-issued ID, with photograph and signature:
- Driver's license
Proof of address:
- Current utility bill or
- Letter signed by the utility account holder confirming
- Contact information
- Date the applicant commenced dwelling at the address
- Copy of Lease
Proof of funding
- Job Letter
- Bank reference or bank statements
If you are a non-resident customer, a reference letter or a current account statement from a reputable bank is required.
Also, be sure to read our Personal Financial Services Agreement [PDF 360 kb] for all the details on having an account with Scotiabank.