Account & Other Fees



 

 

 

Get better value by paying lower administration fees and lower fees for registered and investment accounts. As a valued client, you can look forward to no annual fees for your TFSA, low commission fees and no account transfer-in fees.
Account transfer in NO FEE
Account transfer out (full or partial) $150.00 per transfer
Account closure fee NO FEE
Safekeeping $50.00 per month/per certificate
RSP / RIF / LIRA / LIF  
              Aggregate accounts (registered and unregistered) $25,000 and over or 12 commissionable trades or more per year NO FEE
              Aggregate accounts (registered and unregistered) less than $25,000 and fewer than 12 commissionable trades per year $100 per year5
TFSA NO FEE
RESP  
             U.S.-Friendly RESP
$30.00 per quarter/per registered account4
            Aggregate accounts (registered and unregistered) $15,000 and over NO FEE
            Aggregate accounts (registered and unregistered) less than $15,000 $25 per year5
Full de-registration of plan $125.00
Partial de-registration $50.00 each
Account Research Requests $50.00 per hour
Swaps6 $35.00 per item
Copies of Statements, Confirms, Cheques and Tax Receipts $5.00 per item
CCPC (Canadian Controlled Private Corporations)7  
            Set-Up fee $300.00
            Annual fee (plus Safekeeping Fees if applicable) $100.00
Restricted share transactions1 $400.00 per transaction
Mutual Funds not distributed by Scotia iTRADE $50 per fund per quarter per account
Annual administration fee $60.00
Trustee mortgage annual administration fee $225.00 (pro-rated and charged monthly to the Plan)
Set-up fee $300.00
Account transfer in NO FEE
Account transfer out (full or partial) $150.00 per transfer
Account closure fee NO FEE
Certificate deposit9 $100.00
Certificate withdrawal8  
           Regular delivery - min. 5 business days $100.00
           Rush delivery $300.00
Safekeeping $50.00 per month/per certificate
Account Research Requests $50.00 per hour
Copies of Statements, Confirms or Cheques $5.00 per item
CCPC (Canadian Controlled Private Corporations)7  
           Set-Up fee $300.00
           Annual fee (plus Safekeeping Fees if applicable) $100.00
DAP transactions (Receipt, delivery or exchange of security against or for payment from or to a third party) $75.00 per transaction
Restricted share transactions1 $400.00 per transaction
Low Activity Account Admin Fee2 $25.00 per quarter
Mutual Funds not distributed by Scotia iTRADE $50 per fund per quarter per account

Professional users are subject to additional market data fees levied by the exchanges. Please contact Scotia iTRADE at 1.888.769.3723 if you have questions on professional users or the application of these fees.

Prices listed are in the currency of the applicable exchange or ECN.

NASDAQ Level 1 USD $20.00
NASDAQ Level 2 USD $50.00
NYSE USD $127.25
AMEX USD $30.20
TSX CAD $42.00
TSX Market 
Book (Level 2)
CAD $48.00
TSX Venture CAD $25.00
TSX Venture 
Market Book (Level 2)
CAD $25.00
MX Options Level 1 CAD $35.00
MX Options Level 2 CAD $45.00
Monthly account statement fees – Paper $3.00
Monthly account statement fees – Paperless NO FEE
Trade confirmation fees – Paper $2.00
Trade confirmation fees – Paperless                  NO FEE
All other documents – Paper/Paperless    NO FEE
Wired funds in NO FEE*
Wired funds out – Domestic $25.00
Wired funds out – Foreign (including U.S.) $25.00 + clearing fee
Courier/Overnight mail (upon request) $25.00 (variable outside Canada)
Returned Customer Cheques/Deposits $25.00
Cheque withdrawal fee NO FEE
Trade Re-contracting fee $20.00 plus all currency exchange costs
Late Tender/Re-Org Instructions $125.00 per instance
Stop payment request $25.00
Estate Account processing fee $200.00
Estate Account certificate handling fee $100.00 per certificate
Unclaimed Account Fee3 $60.00 per quarter