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Small Business eChequing Account

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


Easy Banking
Merchant Services
Direct Deposit / Pre-Authorized Debit Form


  • NO MONTHLY FEE if you keep a minimum daily closing balance of $3,000 throughout the month ($5 Monthly fee if minimum balance is not maintained)
  • FREE unlimited electronic debit and credit transactions
  • FREE incoming Interac e-Transfers® 
  • 6 FREE outgoing Interac e-Transfer® per month

Business Fee Schedule 


  • 24/7 access to your account
  • Access to over 3,300 ATMs in THE EXCHANGE® Network - Canada's largest ATM network, surcharge-free!
  • Safe and secure – eligible deposits are insured up to the maximum amount through the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC)

We make banking easy, accessible, and secure - wherever you are.


Bank 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Pay your bills online and skip that trip to a mailbox or bank branch.


Get the full experience of online banking plus more. Whether you're checking your balances or depositing your cheques easily with Deposit Anywhere™, do it all within your fingertips.


Cash withdrawals, deposits and balance inquiries for your accounts are at your fingertips from any of our Alterna ATMs. Alterna Bank cardholders have access to thousands of surcharge-free ATMs with The EXCHANGE® Network.

Flexible, secure, and comprehensive payment solutions. 

Build your business with Alterna Bank Merchant Payment Solutions in partnership with Global Payments. Global Payments is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions. They simplify the ever-growing complexity of the payment experience so that you can seamlessly accept any form of payment - anytime, anywhere, anyway. 

Find out more about Merchant Services

Direct Deposit / Pre-Authorized Debit Form

​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)

​Safe and secure access to your accounts

We are committed to providing a safe and secure banking experience. While using our online and mobile banking, the integrity of your account information is guaranteed.

​Alterna Bank Business Banking Mobile App

Access your accounts anytime, anywhere available on iOS and Android. No need to set up new passwords or security codes, use the same login and password for online banking.

Click to download the app here: 

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

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