Support to immigrants

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At Caisse Desjardins de Québec, we offer you personalized support.


You can open your account prior to your arrival and transfer funds from your old account into your new Quebec account.

• No account administration fees for 1 year*

• Enhanced rate for non-redeemable term savings*

• Small safety deposit box—free for 1 year*

*Conditions apply to all products and services. Offer subject to change without notice.


Easier access to credit 

• You can get a Desjardins Visa or Mastercard credit card quickly

• We can relax our applicable credit standards depending on your needs and situation  


With Caisse Desjardins de Québec, you get:

• The chance to contact us online and to do online interviews

• A team of multilingual experts to support and advise you

• A team with high-level expertise serving our immigrant clientele

• Practical information to help newcomers like you settle in, based on their needs and situation

• Information sessions on topics concerning newcomers, including on the Canadian financial system 


We offer you free emergency healthcare coverage during the three-month wait time until your provincial healthcare coverage takes effect.

We give a free home and automobile insurance quote.



The government of Quebec has international social security and healthcare agreements with certain countries, including:

Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Romania and Sweden 



Major partners

Québec International

Reloc Québec

Destination Québec


Government services

Immigration et Communautés culturelles

Gouvernement du Québec

Service Canada

Autorisation de voyage électronique

Régie de l’Assurance Maladie du Québec

Société de l’Assurance automobile du Québec



Emploi Québec

Faire carrière chez Desjardins  


Placement en ligne

Commission des normes du travail du Québec

Guide emploi Québec

Emplois à la Ville de Québec


Accommodations and housing

Dufour Cinq-Mars

Gestion immobilière Lafrance et Mathieu

GCS Développement immobilier

Immeuble populaire de Québec

Société immobilière Arbois



Gabriel Flamand - conseiller automobile