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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.


Small Business e-Chequing
Payment Processing
Easy Banking
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 

Not available to residents of Quebec


  • 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)

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 Payment Processing

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.

​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)

​Payment Processing

  • Introductory offer ​of over $800* in value!
  • Flexible, secure, and comprehensive payment solutions
  • Seamlessly accept any form of payment - anytime, anywhere, anyway.

​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:

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*Alterna Bank Small Business Banking introductory offer, with over $800 in value, is an exclusive offer for; 1. No monthly-fee banking for 6 months on the Alterna Bank Small Business eChequing Account. 2. ©2019 Global Payments Inc. All rights reserved. Offer valid until May 29, 2020 and is only available to Alterna Bank customers in Canada who are net-new Global Payments customers. Qualifing Alterna Bank Customers save up to $800 on Payment Solutions from Global Payments: No set-up fees ($200 savings) and no account fees ($100 savings) Free point-of-sale (POS) terminal rental for the first four (4) months or SAVE on a terminal purchase (save up to $300 per device). Free Global Payments Merchant Portal and Analytics reporting ($200 savings). Savings on payment terminals apply only to select Global Payments Countertop - Desk/5000 and Wireless-Move/5000 devices. Merchant Portal and Analytics will be available at no cost for a period of one (1) year.

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).

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

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