Primary Savings Account

  • Earn More: Sign up to the Scotiabank Savings Reward Plan and earn a bonus of 1% interest on automatic savings plan contributions2

  • Save Money on Fees: No monthly fee if you maintain the minimum required balance.

  • Convenience: Make unlimited deposits and transfers between your account at Scotiabank ATMs. Unlimited access to Scotia OnLine and Mobile Banking.

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    Additional Features

    With the Primary Savings account, you won't pay a monthly fee if your account balance remains above $300. Perform unlimited transactions at Scotiabank ATMs.2

  • A $10 fee will be applied if your balance falls below $300 over the course of the month

  • Interest calculated on the minimum monthly balance and paid monthly

  • Eligible for Scotiabank Savings Reward Plan enrollment1

  • Mobile Banking app available for iOS, Android and Blackberry

  • Quarterly statements available (electronic statements)

  • Additional Information

    How to apply

    Download the application form 
    [PDF: 614 KB]

    Account Service Fees

    Personal Financial Services Agreement
    [PDF: 4 MB]

    Terms and Conditions

    Selector Tool 

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    Savings Calculator

    Use our Scotiabank Savings Calculator to see how saving on a regular basis can help you achieve your short and long-term financial goals. 

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