Scotiabank (BNS) Online Banking Login

Scotiabank is a universal Canadian bank and a leading services provider in North America, Latin America, Caribbean and Central America, as well as Asia-Pacific. Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) is commonly known as “Scotiabank” and is Canada’s third biggest bank. The bank was incorporated in 1832.

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Online Banking service from Scotiabank (BNS) provide customers a convenient way of accessing their bank accounts whenever is appropriate for them. To access online banking service, customers must enroll and be connected to the internet. The guide below will help personal account holders access online banking service.


To access your online banking account at Scotiabank (BNS), you must provide your online banking credentials. To log in, follow steps shown below:

Step 1- To open Scotiabank (BNS) website, click this link

Step 2- In homepage, click Personal Banking tab, then click Find out where Personal Banking is available worldwide link to proceed

Step 3- Select your region, in this case, we will use Canada. So click North America, then click Canada

Step 4- Click SIGN IN button to access login page

Step 5- Please enter your Username or Card number and Password, then click Sign In 

If your online banking credentials are correct, the system will grant you access to your online banking account.


If you have problems recalling your online banking credentials, please follow steps outlined here to recover/reset your credentials.

Step 1- In the login page, click Need help signing in? link

Step 2- To recover your username or reset your password, choose the option that suits your account and provide associated information, then click Continue

The system after validating your account details, it will take you through the rest of the steps to recover/ reset your credentials.


Personal account holder at Scotiabank (BNS) can enroll for online banking through steps shown below:

Step 1- In the login page, click Activate Now button

Step 2- To active your online banking account, please choose your account type and provide requested information, then click Continue 

After the online system approves your account details, you will be able to proceed and set up your online banking account.


Online banking service at Scotiabank (BNS) allows users to:

  • Pay bills online
  • Check account balance and transaction history
  • Transfer money between accounts
  • Send money to friends and family anywhere in the world
  • Configure account alerts
  • Access estatments

Federal Holiday Schedule for 2023 & 2024

These are the federal holidays of which the Federal Reserve Bank is closed.
Scotiabank (BNS) and other financial institutes are closed on the same holidays.

Holiday 2023 2024
New Year's Day January 2 January 1
Martin Luther King Day January 16 January 15
Presidents Day February 20 February 19
Memorial Day May 29 May 27
Juneteenth Independence Day June 19 June 19
Independence Day July 4 July 4
Labor Day September 4 September 2
Columbus Day October 9 October 14
Veterans Day November 10 November 11
Thanksgiving Day November 23 November 28
Christmas Day December 25 December 25


  1. Ann Galley Thompson

    If you were changing things. Please send me an EMAIL to let me know days before this!!!!!

    My lecture starts in 5 minutes!! What a surprise I got — !! I still am not logged into my account —–!!
    and I want to transfer funds to pay for the lecture this AM.

    I had no warning that you were doing this — = My lecture starts in 3 minutes —!
    ( I hope they let me pay AFTER the lecture — in the meantime — I am very confused!! please help —

  2. Ann Galley Thompson

    I can’t get into my bank account — I want to send money for TODAY’s Lecture!! Time is running out!!


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