† You can qualify for this offer if you apply and are approved for a new CIBC Dividend® Visa* Card for Students beginning February 1, 2021.
If you apply and are approved for a new CIBC Dividend® Visa* Card for Students, you will receive a one-time $30 cash back on your first purchase made within the first 4 monthly statement periods.
Offer applies to newly approved card accounts only; transfers from an existing CIBC credit card to a CIBC Dividend® Visa* Card for Students are excluded. This offer is not transferable. This offer may be withdrawn or changed without prior notice at any time. This offer may be revoked if you appear to be manipulating or abusing it, or are engaged in any suspicious or fraudulent activity, as determined by CIBC in its sole discretion.
‡ 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 Earn 2% cash back on purchases (less returns) at merchants classified by the credit card network as grocery stores and supermarkets. Earn 1% cash back on purchases (less returns) at merchants classified by the credit card network as (i) gas service stations and automated fuel dispensers, (ii) local and suburban commuter transportation in Canada including subway, streetcar, taxi, limousine and ride sharing services (excludes merchants that may be classified as travel services or travel bookings such as air transport, car rentals and cruises), (iii) eating places and restaurants, drinking places and fast food restaurants, or (iv) recurring payments that are pre-authorized with a merchant to occur on a regular schedule (e.g. daily, monthly or annually) and classified by the merchants as recurring. All other purchases earn 0.5% cash back. The 2% and 1% cash offers are only available on the first $80,000 in net annual card purchases (meaning all card purchases by all cardholders, at any type of merchant) or $20,000 on grocery stores, supermarkets, gas, service stations and automated fuel dispensers, commuter transportation, eating and drinking places and restaurants or on recurring payments, after that, net card purchases at all merchants, including grocery stores, supermarkets, gas, service stations and automated fuel dispensers, commuter transportation, eating and drinking places and restaurants or on recurring payments will earn cash back at the regular rate of 0.5%. The $80,000 limit and the $20,000 limit will reset to zero after the day your December statement is printed. Terms, conditions and eligible merchant categories may change without notice. Cash back is earned on card purchases less returns and not on cash advances, CIBC Global Money Transfers, interest, fees, balance transfers, payments and regular CIBC Convenience Cheques. Credits for returns made on your account may result in a deduction of cash back at a higher earn rate, even though the return may relate to a purchase that earned cash back at a lower rate. We may make special offers, including offers to earn cash back on CIBC Global Money Transfers, which may be for a limited period and contain additional terms and conditions.
The cash back is accumulated each month, beginning with the January statement and ending with the December statement. Only Primary Cardholders are permitted to make a cash back redemption. Authorized Users are not eligible to redeem cash back dollars. The Primary Cardholder may redeem cash back at any time during the year provided they have a minimum cash back balance of $25 at the time the redemption request is made. The minimum cash back redemption amount is $25. Cash back will be credited to the Primary Cardholder’s account within 5 days of the date the redemption request is made. Any cash back amount that is not redeemed by the Primary Cardholder by the last day of the period covered by your December statement will be automatically redeemed, resulting in your cash back balance being reset to zero, and applied as a credit on your next statement, or, in limited circumstances, at such other time as may be permitted by CIBC. CIBC is not required to credit your account with cash back earned during a monthly statement period if your credit card account is not open and in good standing at any time during a monthly statement period. Credit card account must also be open and in good standing at the time the cash back is redeemed.
2 Insurance coverage(s) included with CIBC credit cards are underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada (RSA). Different cards will have different coverage(s). To learn about which coverage(s) are included with a specific card, and important information regarding coverage eligibility requirements, benefits, limitations and exclusions, go to Agreements and Insurance Opens in a new window. and review the insurance certificate(s) in your card package. Some insurance coverage(s) require purchase(s), auto rentals, common carrier fares, hotel/motel and other trip costs to be charged to the card to activate coverage. Other conditions may also apply. Certain RSA coverages are "excess insurance" (all other sources of insurance and recovery must be exhausted before coverage is available). For more information, call the insurer toll-free at 1-866-363-3338 Opens your phone app. in Canada, the continental U.S. and Hawaii or collect from elsewhere at 905-403-3338 Opens your phone app.. You can also visit cibccentre.rsagroup.ca Opens in a new window.
3 Interest rates may change from time to time. "Cash" means cash advances, balance transfers and CIBC Convenience Cheques.
4 CIBC Payment Protector Insurance for Credit Cards is optional creditor’s group insurance underwritten by Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company (Canadian Premier Life) under a group policy issued to CIBC as group policyholder. The insurance is administered by Canadian Premier Life and CIBC. CIBC receives fees from Canadian Premier Life for providing services to Canadian Premier Life regarding this insurance. Also, the risk under the group insurance policy may be reinsured, in whole or in part, to a reinsurer affiliated with CIBC. The reinsurer affiliated with CIBC may earn reinsurance income under this arrangement. Representatives promoting this insurance on behalf of CIBC may receive compensation. This insurance is subject to eligibility conditions, limitations and exclusions (which are circumstances when benefits are limited or not paid), including pre-existing medical and health condition exclusions. These and other terms are described in the Certificate of Insurance for CIBC Payment Protector Insurance for Credit Cards (PDF, 190 KB) Opens in a new window. you receive upon enrollment. Products and their features may change at any time. The information in these pages is general only. In case of discrepancy between the information and examples provided on these pages and your Certificate of Insurance, your Certificate of Insurance prevails.
5 CIBC Emergency Travel Medical Insurance is underwritten by Co-operators Life Insurance Company. This product is administered by Allianz Global Assistance, which is a registered business name of AZGA Service Canada Inc. and AZGA Insurance Agency Canada Ltd. For more information call CIBC Travel Insurance at 1-800-281-9109Opens your phone app..
6 We may withdraw approval if we become aware of any unfavourable information regarding your financial position or account status, or if you are unable to provide any additional information reasonably requested by CIBC. The application response time may take longer than 60 seconds in the event of technology issues. If you supply your email address, an application status email will be sent as soon as the technology issues are resolved. Otherwise, you will receive a response to your credit card application within 7 to 10 business days.