Moving to Canada with Desjardins No matter your reason for coming to Canada, Desjardins is here to help you get settled with support and an offer designed just for newcomers. You can count on the outstanding services and personalized advice offered by the largest cooperative financial institution in Canada.
Products and services made for your needs
Desjardins has a multilingual team available to support you every step of the way, even before you arrive. Our dedicated team is available to help and can give you information on the Canadian financial system, or advice on your particular situation.
Having the right products and services will make your transition to Canada easier. With Desjardins's welcome offer for newcomers to Canada, you'll get a free everyday account with unlimited transactions for 2 years, a credit card (no annual fee on some), free legal assistance for 2 years and much more.
Set up an account at a Canadian financial institution before you arrive so you have one less thing to worry about as you get settled here. If you choose Desjardins, you can open an account online from your home country, complete a funds transfer before you leave, and have quick access to your money once you get here.
Enjoy peace of mind while you’re waiting to receive your Québec health insurance card. Desjardins’ Visitors to Canada Insurance covers health care and emergency services in the event of an accident or illness during your first few months in the province.
No matter what kind of dwelling you live in, home insurance is essential to keep you and your things protected. From home, life and health insurance to car and travel insurance, you can find all the coverage you need at Desjardins.
With 7.5 million members and clients, Desjardins is an internationally renowned financial services cooperative. Not only is it the Canadian financial institution with the biggest presence in Quebec, but it’s also well established in Ontario, with nearly 1,700 ATMs and 900 service outlets between the 2 provinces.
There are many advantages of opening an account online from your home county. Most importantly, you can transfer money so it's available to you as soon as you get to Canada!
The most reputable cooperative financial group in Québec