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Opening a Bank Account

Opening a bank account online is a fast, secure and easy way to ensure you are prepared before you arrive in St. John's . Students are encouraged to open a bank account online before you arrive in the city. You may do so at any of the branches below. Follow the links to the websites.


Ask about student discounts

Many banks offer discounts for students. Make sure you check with the banks for any information on student discounts.


You may still open a bank account after you arrive. To open an account in person, visit the locations below. It may be necessary to set up an interview prior to your visit. Call the bank to be sure.


Listed below are bank addresses and telephone numbers closest to campus:

Royal Bank of Canada
Freshwater and Crosbie Branch
337 Freshwater Road
St. John's, NL
Tel: (709) 576-4577
Transit: 9573

Churchill Square
8-10 Rowan St
St. John's NL, A1B2X1
Tel: (709)576-8777
Transit: 00763

37 Rowan Street, St. John's
NL, A1C5J2
Tel: (709)576-1199
Transit: 40683

Elizabeth Avenue East
21 Elizabeth Avenue East
St. John's, NL, A1A2Y3
Tel: (709)576-1988
Transit: 20883

TD Canada Trust
80 Elizabeth Ave.
St. John's, NL A1A 1W7
Tel: (709)758-1850
Transit: 0502
TD offers a student discount.

Bank of Montreal
384 Elizabeth Ave.
St. John's, NL A1B 1V2
Tel: (709)758-2110
Transit: 1009
BMO offers a student banking options.

Atlantic Place
205 Water St. P.O. Box 818
St. John's, NL A1C 5L7
Transit: 10043



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