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† Cash reward offer begins on April 30, 2022, at 12:01 am ET and ends on April 28, 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 Applies to the CIBC Smart™ Account, the CIBC Everyday® Chequing Account and the CIBC Smart™ Plus Account.
2 Smart Interest is a bonus interest reward earned on the total account balance in your CIBC eAdvantage Savings Account(s), up to a maximum aggregate balance limit of $200,000 (“Smart Balance Maximum”), each month in which you save at least $200 (excluding interest earned) across all your account(s) with the same account holders (“Smart Balance Growth”). Smart Interest is calculated daily at the current Smart Interest rate on each day’s full closing balance (up to the Smart Balance Maximum) and paid between the first 5 to 7 business days of the following month. Smart Interest rate quoted is an annual rate. Smart Interest, the Smart Balance Maximum and the Smart Balance Growth amount may change at any time without prior notice. Other conditions apply. Review the full Terms and Conditions available on the CIBC Smart Savings page.
3 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).
4 "Paperless" record keeping is a paper-free alternative to statements and bankbooks. This option enables customers to track account activity online or by phone or CIBC bank machine. Please note, no electronic or printed statements will be sent to customers selecting this option. Customers must review their account transactions through CIBC Online or Mobile Banking, CIBC Telephone Banking or CIBC bank machines at least once every 30 days and examine all entries and balances at that time. If there are any errors, omissions or irregularities, customers must notify CIBC in writing within 60 days after the date on which the entry was, or should have been, posted to the account. Banking activity that occurred prior to Online Banking registration will not be available in the Online or Mobile Banking transaction history.
5 CIBC will rebate one non-CIBC ATM withdrawal fee charge; charges from the other financial institution may apply.
6 The rebate is also available for cardholders with the following CIBC cards no longer available for new clients: CIBC Aventura World Mastercard®, CIBC Aventura World Elite® Mastercard, CIBC Aerogold Visa and CIBC Gold Visa. The rebate is up to $139 on the annual fee for primary cardholder and $50 on the annual fee for up to 3 additional cards.
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..
7 To qualify for the CIBC Banking Bundles, you need to have an eligible CIBC Mortgage or Secured Line of Credit, a CIBC Investment and either a CIBC Credit Card or Creditor Insurance.
8 Regular interest (“Regular Interest”) is calculated daily at the current rate on each day’s full closing balance and paid monthly.
Interest is credited to your account as of the last business day in the interest period. However, the interest cannot be withdrawn, and will not be printed at branch terminals or at CIBC's Bank Machines or made available through CIBC Telephone or Online Banking, until two business days after the end of the interest period.
Interest rates quoted are annual. Interest rates and balance tiers are subject to change without prior notice.
If you have any questions about our interest rates, call 1-800-465-2422Opens your phone app., or come into your local CIBC branch today to open an account.
9 Currently available on the CIBC Smart™ Account, CIBC Smart™ for Seniors, CIBC Smart™ for Newcomers and CIBC eAdvantage® Savings Account.