U.S. Chequing Account

The U.S. Chequing Account lets you deposit funds and write cheques in U.S. dollars without having to convert the funds to and from Canadian currency.

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visit a branch near you or call 604-517-0100 to get started today.

Account Details

This is a good account for members who do frequent transactions in U.S. dollars or who travel to and from the United States regularly.

Account Features

  • Free transactions with a $2000 minimum monthly balance
  • Tiered rate of interest that rewards members with a minimum monthly balance of $1000.00
  • Personalized cheques for writing U.S. denominated cheques
  • Ideal account for depositing U.S. dollar drafts, money orders, cheques or cash
  • Statements with returned cheque images
  • Monthly E-Statements and cheque images available online
  • Optional monthly paper statement for $2
  • Transfer funds in Online Banking
  • Account interest is tiered based on account balance:
    • $0.00 to $1,000.00
    • $1,000.01 to $3,000.00
    • $3,000.01 to $5,000.00
    • $5,000.01 to $25,000.00
    • $25,000.01 and over

Terms & Conditions

  • Account cannot be used to pay bills
  • All fees and associated earned interest rate are paid in U.S. funds
  • Direct payment and pre-authorized payments are not available
  • A minimum monthly balance of $1000 must be maintained to earn interest.

Current Fees

Free transactions do not include Interac ($1.75) or Internationl ATM ($2.50) network fees.

U.S. Chequing Fees Fee
Monthly Maintenance Fee $2.25
Minimum Monthly Balance For Waived Transaction Fees $2000.00
Cheques $0.60
In-branch Withdrawals and Transfers $0.60
E-Statement and images of cheques Free
Minimum Monthly Balance for Interest Paid $1000.00


Member Benefits

All of our accounts come complete with services catered to helping our members save time and money.

Apply for a U.S. Chequing Account

New to Westminster Savings?
Contact us online, on the phone at 604-517-0100 or at your nearest branch.

Already a member?
If you are already a member you can can open a U.S Chequing Account over the phone at 604-517-0100 or at your nearest branch.


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