Fees for international services

Transactions Fee
Purchase/sale of foreign currencies other than USD
Member $3.50
Non-member $5
Cashing of traveller's cheques no fee
Cashing or depositing cheques, money orders or drafts into a C$ account
Transaction Fee
U.S. funds $2.50
Other currencies $12
US$ cheque issued on a C$ account $17
Money orders or drafts
Transaction Fee
Issued in Canadian, U.S. or other currency $7.50
Photocopy as proof of cashing $10 min., $15 max.
Reimbursement or replacement after loss or theft $10 min., $20 max.
Funds transfers
Transaction Fee
if < $50 No fee
if > $50 C$15 or US$
Investigation1 $25 min.
SWIFT electronic funds transfers
Sent in Canada or abroad1 2 $15
Sent to Desjardins Bank1 2 $7.50
Direct deposit
Sent in Canada2
At the counter
  • Inter-Caisse3
  • To another Canadian financial institution
  • On AccèsD Affaires
To the U.S.3
At the counter
  • To Desjardins Bank
  • To another U.S. financial institution
5 $
4 $
Abroad $8
Transaction Fee
Clean item (cheque, letter of exchange and instrument) (outbound: item worth over C$100) $30 min., $200 max
Documentary item $60 min., $275 max
Returned item $50
Desjardins factoring (purchase and credit)
Fee depends on commercial risks involved
U.S. lockbox
Transaction Fee
Monthly rental fee US$100
Deposited item and images US$1.18/deposited item
U.S. Commercial Account (in USD)
Transaction Fee
Desjardins Bank
Charge to open file $50
Business chequing account
Monthly management fee US$12 if min. daily balance < US$5,000
Per transaction fee US$0.13/debit
US$0.09/credit or deposit
Clearing (per item) US$0.90
Overdraft US$35
High-Yield Account
Monthly management fee US$25 if min. daily balance < US$15,000
Overdraft US$30
Stop payment (single or cheque series) $35 (plus banking fee if applicable)
NSF cheque $30
Irregular cheque US$5
Provided upon request
Documentary letter of credit
Transaction Fee
Drafting fees $100/hour
Issuance $125 min.
Commission on drawings Between 0.375% and 0.75%,
depending on the term
$75 min.
Amendment $75
Unused or cancelled credit $75 min., $275 max.
Discharge, indemnity, release of goods $50
Consultation $100/hr
Mail Variable, $25 min.
Telecommunication Variable, $25 min.
Miscellaneous fees Variable
Advising $75
Payment and negotiation commission 0.125% or $100 min.75
Amendment $75
Confirmation Variable
Unused or cancelled credit $75 min.
Draft acceptance at term 0.125% per 30 day periods,
or $75 min.
Assignment of proceeds 0.125% ($150 min.)
Pre-advice $25
Documents with discrepancies $75
Transfer Highest of 0.25% or $225
Reimbursement fee $100
Consultation $100/hr
Mail Variable, $25 min.
Telecommunication Variable, $25 min.
Inter-caisse payment $15
Letter of guarantee and standby letter of credit
Transaction Fee
Drafting fees $100/hour
Issuance $125 minimum
Commission Between 0.5% to 2.5% ($100 min.)
Amendment $75
Consultation $100/hr
Advising $75
Consultation $100/hr
Confirmation Variable
Amendment $75
  1. Plus correspondent fees, if any. Fees based on the currency of the account credited.
  2. Fees based on the currency of the account.
  3. Funds and fees in C$.