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Resources > ID Needs > Opening a Bank Account


​To open a bank account:

  • You need to provide 2 pieces of ID.

  • Be 18, or have consent provided by a parent, or guardian.

  • Go to the institution and learn about the different banking account plans they have. Some have special discounts for students and young people.

Banks in Manitoba: Scotiabank, TD, Bank of Montreal (BMO), CIBC, RBC, First Nations Bank of Canada, and Assiniboine Credit Union.


SEED offers help with opening a bank account for individuals or families with low income.

Visit their website for more information:

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