Products and their features may change at any time.
This is a general description only. Review the complete information about fees.
† Cash reward offer begins on April 30, 2022, at 12:01 am ET and ends on January 31, 2023, at 9:00 pm ET. Offer available to Canadian residents who are age 25 and older for a CIBC Smart™ Account or have reached the age of majority for a CIBC Smart™ Plus Account, and from 2019 to the time of opening the account are not holders or joint holders of a CIBC chequing account, all as determined by CIBC in its sole discretion. To qualify for the first $350, open a CIBC Smart Account or CIBC Smart Plus Account and provide your email address. Within 2 months of opening the account, complete at least 1 recurring direct deposit and 1 of the following 3 activities: (i) at least 2 different recurring pre-authorized debits; (ii) at least 2 eligible Visa Debit purchases; or (iii) at least 2 online bill payments of at least $50 each. The direct deposit and the pre-authorized debit must remain in effect for at least 1 year from after the month of opening the account. Eligibility of transactions will be determined by CIBC in its sole discretion. To qualify for the additional $50, complete steps to receive the first $350 and within 2 months of opening the Smart Account or Smart Plus Account, transfer at least $200 from your account into your eAdvantage® Savings Account. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer, reward, rebate or the CIBC Smart Start or Smart for Students benefit on the Smart Account unless otherwise indicated by CIBC. The cash reward will be deposited into your account within 7 months after the month that you opened the account. Other conditions apply; review the terms and conditions (PDF, 135 KB) Opens in a new window..
‡ Monthly fee rebate offer only open to Canadian residents who are not holders or joint holders of a CIBC chequing account. To qualify, open a CIBC Smart Account and provide your email address. The monthly fee will be rebated for the month in which the account is opened and for the next 2 months. Other service fees continue to apply as set out in the Personal Account Service Fees brochure. For details, review the CIBC Smart Account Fee Rebate Terms and Conditions (PDF, 105 KB) Opens in a new window..
◊ Value of over $1,100 is based on the following, as of April 30, 2022 and assumes the following services are used:
i) $203.40 ($16.95 per month for unlimited transactions) for using a CIBC Smart™ Account;
ii) $289 in annual fees for the CIBC Aventura® Visa* Infinite* Card, which includes a $139 annual fee rebate for the primary cardholder and annual fee rebates for 3 additional authorized users ($50 for each authorized user);
iii) $60 in value based on the inclusion of CIBC Overdraft Protection Service monthly fees ($5 per month); note that interest charges for overdraft amounts and overdraft overlimit fees apply;
iv) $20 in value based on non-CIBC bank machine fees assuming 6 domestic, 1 U.S. and 1 international bank machine withdrawals in one year;
v) $77.79 for an order of 100 duplicate cheques in Ontario per year;
vi) $9.95 for 1 bank draft per year;
vii) $9.95 for 1 money order per year;
viii) $25 for 2 stop payments per year;
ix) $12 for CIBC Mutual Funds RRSP annual administration fee
x) Up to $400 offer for opening your first CIBC chequing account. Get $350 within 2 months of opening the account, by completing at least 1 recurring direct deposit and 1 of the following 3 activities: (i) at least 2 different recurring pre-authorized debits; (ii) at least 2 eligible Visa Debit purchases; or (iii) at least 2 online bill payments of at least $50 each. The direct deposit and the pre-authorized debits must remain in effect for at least 1 year from after the month of opening the account. Plus, within 2 months of opening the account, transfer at least $200 from the account into your eAdvantage® Savings Account.
1 A transaction includes cheques, withdrawals, transfers, pre-authorized payments, bill payments (including CIBC Credit Cards and CIBC Personal Lines of Credit) and debit purchases. For CIBC eAdvantage Savings Accounts, a transaction does not include transfers to your other CIBC personal bank account(s) and to your CIBC Personal Line(s) of Credit (except Interac e-Transfer service which will be treated as a transaction) and transfers to your CIBC Credit Card account(s). For all accounts, transfers to CIBC-branded loans (excluding CIBC Personal Lines of Credit), mortgages and investments (registered and non-registered) are free. “CIBC-branded” means any brand that has CIBC in its name. Other fees (in addition to any transaction fee) include: withdrawals from non-CIBC bank machines (for CIBC Smart Plus Accounts, the fee for all non-CIBC ATM withdrawals in Canada, the U.S. and internationally is rebated each month; for CIBC Smart Accounts and for clients enrolled in CIBC Smart Start or CIBC Smart for Students, the fee for 1 non-CIBC ATM withdrawal made in Canada is rebated each month), Interac e-Transfer® transactions (the Interac e-Transfer fee is waived for CIBC Smart Accounts, CIBC Smart Plus Accounts and for clients who are enrolled in CIBC Smart Start, CIBC Premium Growth Account with CIBC Advantage for Youth, CIBC Smart for Students, and CIBC Advantage for Students on the CIBC Everyday Chequing Account; clients 65 years of age and older do not pay the Interac e-Transfer fee on any CIBC chequing account) and foreign currency transactions (including cheques written in currencies other than the account currency).
2 The additional $1.50 service fee is waived for sending Interac e-Transfer transactions. There is a $3.50 fee to request a stop payment for each Interac e-Transfer transaction. Maximum dollar amount applies for Interac e-Transfer transactions. For details, review the CIBC Interac e-Transfer Terms and Conditions (PDF, 300 KB) Opens in a new window..
3 If you get a CIBC Smart Plus Account, you’ll receive an annual fee rebate of up to $139 on a premium CIBC credit card for the primary cardholder and an annual fee rebate of up to $50 for up to 3 additional authorized users. Existing eligible CIBC credit card holders who have already paid the annual fee at the time the CIBC Smart Plus Account was opened will be provided a pro-rated rebate credit. The rebate is also available for credit card holders with the following CIBC credit cards no longer available for new clients: CIBC Aventura World Mastercard®, CIBC Aventura World Elite® Mastercard, CIBC Aventura Mastercard ($99), CIBC Aerogold Visa and CIBC Gold Visa. Other terms and conditions apply. For details, review the CIBC Smart Plus Credit Card Annual Fee Rebate Terms and Conditions (PDF, 75 KB) Opens in a new window..
4 Fees charged by other financial institutions or third parties for using their ATMs, and the 2.5% administration fee on the converted amount for foreign currency ATM withdrawals are not included in this feature and will be charged to your account. ATM withdrawal amounts may be limited to a maximum dollar withdrawal amount.
5 If you apply for and are approved for CIBC Overdraft Protection Service (COPS), the COPS fee isn’t applicable, however you’ll pay interest on any overdraft amount on your account and overlimit fees if applicable. COPS is available on select CIBC personal bank accounts for customers who meet CIBC’s standard credit criteria.
6 Excludes stop payments on pre-authorized debits and recurring payments set up using CIBC Advantage Card details. To stop payment on these, you need to contact the merchant, biller or payee directly to instruct them to discontinue applying charges to your account(s) through your CIBC Advantage Card. If you’re unsuccessful in resolving the issue, CIBC may be able to work with Visa to request a refund for you.
7 Saving the monthly fee of $29.95 for the CIBC Smart Plus Account is based on maintaining a minimum daily account balance of $6,000 or eligible Savings and Investments of $100,000. Other terms and conditions apply. For details, review the CIBC Smart Plus Account Fee Rebate Terms and Conditions (PDF, 115 KB) Opens in a new window..
8 Available to clients who have:
- Non-registered accounts, except for the CIBC Bank USA Smart Account and CIBC Personal Lines of Credit (PLC) accounts;
- Eligible accounts that are in good standing; and
- A valid mobile number on file with those accounts
9 CIBC foreign exchange rates apply. A CIBC Global Money Transfer and a Foreign Exchange transaction counts towards your allowable transaction limit. Bank account transaction fees may apply. Must have a CIBC chequing account, savings account, eligible credit card or personal line of credit account to send a CIBC Global Money Transfer. Most transfers are completed within 1 to 3 business days. Only primary credit card cardholders can use their eligible credit card account to pay for the CIBC Global Money Transfer service.
Review the CIBC Global Money Transfer Agreement (135 KB, PDF) Opens in a new window..
™ All of Journie Rewards trademarks are owned by Parkland Corporation.
Paymi is owned and operated by Integrated Rewards Inc.
Trade-mark/registered trade-mark of Student Price Card Ltd.