Foreign Workers

As a foreign worker, you’ll be moving from your home country to Canada for work, which can be a big change. But we can help you throughout your financial journey. Whether you're looking for guidance or products to help manage your finances in Canada, TD has solutions to help make banking easier.

Get started with the basics

TD Chequing Accounts

It's important to set up your first chequing account, as it's your key to day-to-day banking and usually a way for your employer to pay you directly. Our TD Unlimited Chequing Account can be a good place to start.

TD Savings Accounts   

A savings account can help you set money aside for purchases you'd eventually like to make, or in the case of an emergency. The TD Every Day Savings Account or the TD ePremium Savings Account are both good options to consider.

Benefits of banking with TD 

  • New to Canada Banking Package

    Get started with the banking products you need and take advantage of savings and up to $1,785 in value1.

  • Convenience

    We serve over 13.5 million customers nationally in more than 60 languages at 1,000 branches across Canada.

  • TD app

    Get the ability to do your everyday banking, trading or tracking from the palm of your hands.

Steps to Open Your First Canadian Bank Account

Ready to get started? We're ready to help you! You'll be required to visit a TD branch; however, in the meantime, here are some simple steps to help you prepare.

Step 1
Check out all the accounts we offer at TD and see which align to your needs.

Step 2
Gather the right documentation required to set up your account.

Step 3
Meet with a TD advisor in branch.


Documents needed to open your TD bank account

Looking to open an account with TD? Here's list of documents you'll need to bring with you to a TD branch:

  • Temporary Work Permit (IMM Form #1442/1102), and
  • A valid passport, or
  • Canadian driver’s licence, or
  • Canadian Government ID Card

More resources for foreign workers

  • Explore chequing accounts, savings accounts and credit cards.

  • We make it easy to send money to over 200 countries and territories with TD Global TransferTM.

  • Bank online, in person or by phone. Plus, use the TD app for convenient banking on the go.

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