Terms and conditions vary. Select the terms and conditions link connected to each credit card for more information.
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† 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'll receive a response to your credit card application within 7 to 10 business days.
†† Transactions must first be posted to your account before they can trigger a spend alert. It may then take up to 24 hours after a triggering transaction is posted for an alert to be sent. On select CIBC cards, an overlimit fee is charged if the account balance is over its credit limit on the date the statement is prepared.
‡ The Visa Zero Liability Policy does not apply to ABM transactions or to PIN transactions not processed through the Visa network. You must comply with the CIBC Cardholder Banking Service Agreement including safeguarding your card, your card details and PIN.
◊ The CIBC free credit score service is a feature in the CIBC Mobile Banking App which allows CIBC clients to subscribe to get their credit score from Equifax Canada through Borrowell, our third party service provider.
The Equifax credit score is based on Equifax’s proprietary model and may not be the same score used by third parties or by CIBC in certain instances to access your creditworthiness. The provision of this score to you is intended for your own educational use. Third parties and CIBC will take into consideration other information in addition to a credit score when evaluating your creditworthiness.
You should always obtain the most updated credit information and scores from Equifax Canada to ensure accuracy before making a major financial decision.