Skip Header Navigation

Apply Now or Call 1-800-769-2511

Skip Breadcrumb Links  
Personal Banking > Bank Accounts > Managing Your Bank Accounts > Set up Direct Deposit

Set up Direct Deposit

Direct Deposit is a convenient, reliable, quick way to access your money no matter where you are. There’s no more waiting for a cheque to arrive and going to a branch or ATM to cash the item.

  • Access your money as soon as it's deposited — no more cheque holds
  • Save time by reducing your trips to the branch
  • Reduce your chances of a lost or stolen cheque
Expand - Set up Payroll Direct Deposit Set up Payroll Direct Deposit
Expand - Set up Government of Canada payments as Direct Deposit Set up Government of Canada payments as Direct Deposit

Questions? Talk to a Specialist:

How to contact a specialist
Service Phone number
Toll-free: 1-800-769-2511
International Calling: Click here for more details
TTY Line: 1-800-668-9874 (hearing impaired)

Take Action

Open a Bank Account Online

Apply Now


Switching from another bank?

CustomSwitch® is a convenient and hassle-free way to transfer your direct deposit, pre-authorized transactions and accounts to RBC from another financial institution.

Transfer to RBC with CustomSwitch®