Open a business account

Opening a business account is a 4-step process:

  • The first 3 steps are done online and take about 5 minutes.
  • You must then meet with a caisse or Desjardins Business centre advisor.

You can save your application at any time to come back to it in the future.

Important information

You can open a business account:

  • in Canadian (CAD) or U.S. (USD) dollars.
  • in a foreign currency + CAD or USD for a single application.

You cannot open a business account in foreign currency only. If you wish to do so, please contact your advisor at a caisse or Desjardins Business centre.

Documents required to fill out your form

  • General information about the business
  • Depending on your province of business and applicable government laws:
    • business number (BN/GST or HST)
    • source deductions number (QST)
    • Quebec enterprise number (NEQ)