How to apply

We’ll set you up with a GIC Program so you can meet the GIC requirements for the SDS program. Send up to $20,000 CAD.

Apply for an account in just 5 minutes from the comfort of home.

Open an account and transfer funds before you arrive. Access $2,000 from your new account right away. We’ll invest the rest of your money into a 1-year GIC Program. When it’s activated, you’ll get the full amount back, plus interest in 11 equal payments over the year.

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Get a chance to win a cash prize of $50,000! 

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Choose either the Student Deposit Program or International Student GIC Program

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For additional ways to enter, refer to the full contest rules (PDF, 155 KB) Opens in a new window.

Get $125 for referring an international student to bank with Simplii

Refer a friend and earn $125 when they open an eligible account using your referral link. Plus they’ll also get $50 as a welcome bonus when they transfer money to their Student GIC Program Account. Ask your friend to include your email address on their application under “Referral Details.” Ready to refer a friend? Apply now for an eligible account. Opens in a new window.

Why choose Simplii Financial?

Apply for this program, track your progress and access your banking information online or on your phone anywhere, any time.

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Your security is our priority. We use leading-edge technology to make sure your money and personal information is always safe. It’s our job.

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Banking shouldn’t be difficult. We’ll help you manage your money and reach your financial goals with ease.

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