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Have questions about our products and services? Want to learn more about our free educational tools and resources or how to qualify for one of our special offers? Our experienced Senior Sales Associates will contact you to discuss your needs and explain how our products and services can help with your investing objectives.

To have a Senior Sales Associate from our dedicated Scotia iTRADE team contact you, please fill out the form below or call us at 1.888.769.3723 Monday - Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm EST.

Thank you for your interest in Scotia iTRADE.
We will contact you within 1-2 business days.

Due to a high volume of calls, you may experience slower than usual response times. Rest assured that we are committed to providing you with the best service we can as we help all our customers navigate this unusual time.

Drop by any branch or our Investor Centres.

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To meet with us in person, bring your documentation and drop by to speak with a Relationship Manager from our dedicated Scotia iTRADE team.

Scotia iTRADE Investor Centre

Scotia Plaza

44 King Street West - Lower Concourse
Toronto, Ontario
M5H 1H1

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Hours of operation:

Mon — Fri
9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m EST

Or visit any one of our Scotiabank branches at your convenience.

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Non-digital Account Opening for Selected Account Types

Certain types of accounts can only be opened by downloading the forms, filling them out, and mailing them to us. Below are links to the required forms for the most commonly used accounts that cannot be opened online. For additional support, or to open any other account type not supported digitally, please contact our customer service team at:

Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs)

Prescribed Registered Retirement Income Fund (PRIF), Locked-in Retirement Income Fund (LRIF) and remaining Legal Entities


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