International Student Bank Accounts

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Are you an International Student?

From everyday banking to money transfers, credit cards and flexible financing, see how we’ve got you covered while you settle in.

Get a TD Student Chequing Account

  • No monthly fee1
  • Unlimited transactions each month2
  • Free paperless record keeping or online statements
  • Free EasyWeb View Cheque service
  • No minimum monthly balance requirement
  • Plus, get  Overdraft Protection3 for greater peace of mind

If our student account doesn’t fit your needs, we have other accounts that might be better for you.

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Open a TD International Student GIC

We want to help you feel even more confident about coming to Canada to continue your education.

When you have a TD International Student GIC, it can help you complete your application for a study permit under the Government of Canada's Student Direct Stream (SDS) program.

Get a savings account with a bonus rate4

  • No monthly fee1
  • Unlimited free transfers2
  • Earn Interest on every dollar, calculated daily
  • 1 free debit transaction per month2
  • Free paperless record keeping or online statements
  • Earn a bonus rate on your savings for 6 months4

Choose between a TD Every Day Savings AccountTD High Interest Savings Account or TD ePremium Savings Account

Get a credit card, no credit history required5,6

Start to Build your Canadian credit history with a TD Credit Card.

Use Interac e-Transfer® to send money within Canada, and Visa Direct to send money internationally.7 We'll refund the transfer fee for one of each transaction per month for 6 months.8

Get a Student Line of Credit

Even if you have no credit history in Canada, you could be eligible for a Student Line of Credit with a Canadian co-signer.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for the TD International Student GIC Program, you must:

  1. Meet the eligibility requirements of the Government of Canada's Student Direct Stream Program

  2. Be an individual who is planning on studying at a post-secondary designated learning institution in Canada

  3. Be a minimum of 18 years of age at the time of application

  4. Not be opening an account on behalf of a third party

You may qualify for the International Student Package if:

  1. You are a temporary or permanent resident of Canada for 5 years or less

  2. You are a student registered full-time and attending a post-secondary program at a registered university or community college

  3. You provide proof of your status through your Temporary Permit, Permanent Resident Card or Student Permit

  4. You have never opened or held a TD Chequing Account

  5. You are the age of majority in your province or territory of residence

When you apply

You’ll need to bring 3 pieces of identification:

  • Temporary Permit (IMM Form #1442/1208/1102)
  • Proof of enrolment in a post-secondary program.
  • One of the following documents9 : A valid passport, Canadian Driver’s License, or Canadian Government Identification card

Other identification documents may be acceptable or required. Please visit a TD branch for details

Proof of Enrollment

The document provided must have been issued by the school and contain the student name, the name of the University or College, program and year of study. Example: A letter on school letterhead signed or stamped by the school, or a copy of the tuition bill.

Ways to apply

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