† Cash reward offer begins on October 17, 2023, at 12:01 am ET. Offer available to Canadian residents, and international students, who meet the eligibility requirements for the CIBC Smart Start or CIBC Smart for Students benefit and, from 2021 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 this offer, open a CIBC Smart Account with Smart Start or Smart for Students benefits. Within 2 months after the month of opening the account, earn a $100 cash reward when you complete 5 Visa Debit purchases within the same calendar month. Eligibility of transactions will be determined by CIBC in its sole discretion. This offer can be combined with the CIBC Student Refer-a-Friend Program. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer, reward or rebate unless otherwise indicated by CIBC. The cash reward will be deposited into your account within 7 months after the month that you have opened the account. Other conditions apply. Please review the full Terms and conditions (PDF, 130 KB) Opens in a new window..
‡ Earn $50 each time a person you refer qualifies and receives their reward, up to $500 each year this offer is available between January 1 to December 31, for the first 10 people you refer each year that qualified and got their cash reward. To learn more, refer to the Referral Program Terms and Conditions (PDF, 115 KB) Opens in a new window..
◊ To be eligible for a free SPC membership, you must hold an eligible CIBC product at the time you register for the membership, which you must do through CIBC online or mobile banking. Eligible CIBC products include a CIBC Youth or Student bank account, Student credit card or Student line of credit. A complete list of eligible CIBC products can be found at SPC and CIBC. Joint account holders of eligible CIBC products are not eligible for membership. You must also be a legal resident of Canada who is fourteen (14) years of age or over, but under the age of thirty (30) years if the eligible CIBC product you use to qualify for the membership is a student line of credit. The membership will automatically renew and remain in effect for as long as you hold an eligible CIBC product.
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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. Each Interac e-Transfer transaction you send counts as a transaction for calculating your monthly fee. 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 Until age 25 and then regular Smart Account fees will apply.
4 You will save three cents ($0.03) per litre at the time of your purchase if you present your Journie Rewards card or app and use your linked CIBC card to pay. Available at participating locations on any grade of gasoline or diesel up to 100 litres per transaction. To get the discount, you must be enrolled in and use CIBC Online Banking® or the CIBC Mobile Banking® App to link your eligible CIBC card(s) to Journie Rewards. Card linking may take up to two (2) business days. To participate in this offer, you must have a CIBC debit card or personal credit card issued by CIBC. All Simplii cards are excluded.
Once your Journie Rewards account has reached three hundred (300) Journie Points, you will automatically save an additional seven cents ($0.07) per litre on your next fuel purchase transaction made within 30 days, up to a maximum of 100 litres. Once you pass 300 points, your balance will reset and start counting toward 300 points and your next seven cents ($0.07) fuel discount. For more details, visit journie.ca Opens in a new window..
5 Until graduation date plus an additional 6 months, up to a maximum of 4½ years in total. Regular Smart Account fees will apply thereafter.
6 CIBC will rebate one non-CIBC ATM withdrawal fee charge; charges from the other financial institution may apply.
7 The age of majority is 18 in Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward Island and Saskatchewan. The age of majority is 19 in British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, the Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut and Yukon.
8 Eligible clients must have CIBC SmartTM Start with their deposit account and a CIBC Investor’s Edge account to receive unlimited commission-free trading for North American online equity and ETF trades in an eligible CIBC Investor’s Edge account and a waiver of annual account administration fees, until the last day of the year in which the client reaches age 24. View the detailed terms and conditions of the offer (PDF, 100 KB) Opens in a new window..
CIBC Investor’s Edge is a division of CIBC Investor Services Inc. and a subsidiary of CIBC.