Moving to Canada

We’ve been serving newcomers to Canada for more than 100 years.

You can open your TD bank account before you arrive in Canada

If you live in China or India and are moving to Canada, you can call us to open your TD bank account up to 75 days before you arrive. You can also transfer up to $25,000 into your new TD bank account before you arrive in Canada. When you arrive in Canada, visit a TD branch to activate your new bank account.

Make sure you have your Canadian Immigration Visa on hand when you call.

  • If you live in North China, call 10800-714-1820
  • From South China, call 10800-140-1852
  • From India, you can call collect to 416-351-0613
  • If you are calling from a North American location, call 1-855-537-5355

The products or services described in this website are not an offer or solicitation to anyone in any jurisdiction in which such an offer or solicitation is not authorized or lawful.

  • More than 200 languages.
  • ATM (automated bank machine) service in English, French, Chinese, Italian and Portuguese.
  • Telephone banking available in Mandarin and Cantonese.

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  • When you bank with TD, your money and personal information are always protected.
  • Our Online Security Guarantee protects you from theft or losses from unauthorized online banking activity.
  • When you use your TD Credit Card, with Zero Liability protection from either Visa or MasterCard (as applicable), you are protected against unauthorized transactions.1

Using a credit card responsibly can help you build a positive Canadian credit history. This can help when you need to borrow money to buy a car, or a home, or to open your own business.

Did you know?

With a chequing account, personal cheques are included as a convenient alternative to using cash, and they are often used to pay for things like rent and school trips.

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What should I bring with me?

When you visit a TD branch, you’ll need to bring 2 pieces of identification:

1. One of the following documents:

  • Permanent Resident Card
  • Confirmation of permanent residence (e.g., IMM Form 5292)
  • Temporary Permit (e.g., IMM Form 1442, 1208, 1102)


2. One of the following documents:

  • A valid passport
  • Canadian Driver’s Licence
  • Canadian Government Identification card

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

1 See the applicable Cardholder Agreement for information on unauthorized transactions.