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Domestic payables, done efficiently.

Make convenient direct deposits between bank accounts within Canada. Streamline CAD and USD payables to save administrative time, reduce expenses, and improve cash flow. 

EFTs are also great for collecting receivables like rent, membership fees and premiums with EFTs. Learn more here.

Go digital. Skip cheques. Start using EFTs today.

Save time and money

Eliminate writing cheques and ensure ​your bills are paid on time every month, so you can avoid pesky late-payment charges.

Control your payables

Once a cheque is in the mail, it's hard to know when it will clear your account. Avoid uncertainty by choosing the best time to make the payment.

Schedule payments with ease

Spend more time growing your business and less time writing cheques - with future-dated transactions, real-time reporting and template features.

Make individual or multiple transactions easily

Easily send funds to any account number of new vendors in Canadian or US dollars.

Make quick last-minute payments

Did a payment deadline sneak up on you? Pay it quickly and on time with Single EFTs Send Money.

Automate EFT Payment Processes

With Direct Connectivity MFT (Managed File Transfer) using Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) you can submit multiple EFT payments with just one file between systems outside of online banking. Ask your Relationship Manager today.

Key product details

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) fees
  • $125 implementation fee
  • $15.95 monthly fee
  • $10 per file
  • $0.15 per item1
Single EFTs fees $2.50 per transaction

Frequently Asked Questions

You can only use Electronic Funds Transfer for transactions within Canada. You can use EFT for Canadian (CAD) or US (USD) dollar transactions as long as the other financial institution is in Canada. Single EFTs Send Money can't be used for cross-currency and cross-border payments. 

CAD EFTs and Single EFTs Send Money will be processed on the same day as long as they're submitted before 5:30pm MT.

USD EFTs must be submitted one business day before the earliest transaction due date.

Customize your user access, apply workflow approvals and create transaction limits based on your business needs.

Yes, you can save all payee details.

Transaction types are controlled by Payments Canada. If you're not sure of the transaction type or code, try entering a keyword (such as payroll or rent) in the Transaction type field when creating a file or template. 

Customize your user access, apply workflow approvals and create transaction limits based on your business needs.

Yes, you can save all payee (receiver) details. 

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