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Small Business eChequing Account

Our small business eChequing account offers you the convenience of day-to-day transactions with 24/7 digital access.


Apply for Small Business eChequing Account

Let us get you started. It typically takes only 10-15 minutes to apply online for a Small Business eChequing Account.

Be sure to have the following information handy to complete the application faster:

  • Master business license number and expiry date

  • Corporation number (if applicable)
  • CRA business number
  • Tax jurisdiction details
  • Co-owner information (if applicable)

Small Business Loans

Alterna Bank, in partnership with Driven, brings you fast and simple Small Business Loans to help you run your business more effectively. This hassle-free financing solution provides working capital to meet your small business needs including renovations, purchasing new equipment, marketing, and other business expansion. **

  • Get funds in as fast as in 24 hours
  • Get a credit decision quickly with no obligation
  • 24/7 on-demand access for quick business decision
  • Loans from $500 to $300,000
  • Flexible repayment plans to choose from

​Payment Processing

Contactless Payments: Adjusting your way of doing business doesn’t have to be complicated or costly. During these unprecedented times, you may be searching for new ways to conduct business, including accepting payments at the curb or your client’s doorstep.

With a full range of mobile payments solutions, including Mobile Pay, Global Payments can help keep your business objectives.

    • Flexible, secure, and comprehensive payment solutions
    • Seamlessly accept any form of payment - anytime, anywhere, anyway.

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Alterna Bank Small Business Banking introductory offer, is an exclusive offer for net-new Alterna Bank customers.

** Offer valid until December 31, 2022 and is only available to Alterna Bank members in Canada who are net-new Global Payments customers. Merchant Portal and Analytics will be available at no cost for a period of one (1) year. Qualifying Alterna Bank Customers save up to $350 on Payment Solutions from Global Payments: FREE point-of-sale (POS) terminal rental for the first three (3) months or SAVE on a terminal purchase (save up to $150 per device); FREE Global Payments Merchant Portal and Analytics reporting ($200 savings). CS Alterna Bank operates as Alterna Bank. CS Alterna Bank is a member of Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC).

^ No monthly fee with a minimum daily closing balance of $3,000 throughout the month ($5 monthly fee if minimum balance is not maintained)​. Fees apply for account closed within 90 days of opening.

Please refer Alterna Bank Business Fee Schedule for a detailed listing of account features and fees.

CS Alterna Bank operates as Alterna Bank. CS Alterna Bank is a member of Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC).

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