Benefits of a GIC1

At RBC Royal Bank, you have a broad choice of GICs, making it easy to find one that fits your goals.

Safe and Secure

Invest with peace of mind knowing that 100% of your principal and interest is guaranteed when held to maturity.

Flexible Terms and Payment Options

Choose from a variety of investment terms and interest payment frequencies that suits your needs.

Competitive Rates

Enjoy competitive rates that are guaranteed for the full term of your investment.

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Choose from Three GIC Families

Guaranteed-Return GICs

Your interest rate is guaranteed, so you don’t need to worry about changes in the markets or the economy.

  • Both principal and interest payments are guaranteed when held to maturity
  • A great variety of product features, terms and interest payment options are available
  • Escalating rate options available

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Interest Rate-Linked GICs

Offer a variable interest rate that is linked to changes in the Royal Bank Prime rate.

  • 100% principal and interest guaranteed when held to maturity.
  • If Prime rate increases, your investment earns a higher interest rate
  • If Prime rate decreases, you can cash out your investment and reinvest in another product

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RBC Equity-Linked GICs

Enjoy the security of a GIC and the higher return potential that comes with an equity investment.

  • Your investment is positioned for growth
  • Principal is 100% protected when held to maturity.
  • Choose between a guaranteed minimum return and unlimited upside potential

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Special GIC Rates

  • 3.00%* on a 1 year term
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  • 4.50%* on a 1 year term
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  • 4.20%* on a 2 year term
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  • 4.10%* on an 5 year term
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GIC Tools & Calculators

GIC Selector

Find the right GIC for you in 4 easy steps. To get started, simply select the main goal you want to achieve.

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GIC Laddering Tool

RBC Equity-Linked GICs Return Calculator

Income Builder GIC Calculator


Explore top GIC questions.

GICs are one of the safest ways to protect and grow your money. Whether you’re looking for:

  • Cashable solutions that provide access to funds at any time
  • Short or longer term options
  • Guaranteed returns for most GICs* so you don’t have to worry about changes in the markets or the economy
  • Currency options so you can protect your Canadian or US dollar savings

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* excludes Canadian Market Linked GICs. For Canadian Market linked GICs principal is guaranteed, interest is based on specific market returns

You can buy GICs:

  • Through RBC Online Banking if you have an RBC Royal Bank chequing or savings account, or an existing GIC.
  • Call us at 1-844-453-0552. We'll be happy to discuss your goals and help you choose the type of investments that best suit your objectives.
  • Visit your branch. We recommend booking an appointment ahead of time by calling us at 1-866-923-3020.

We have a broad range of GICs that can fit any goal. You can use our handy Investments - GIC to help you determine the best solution for you. You can also work with an RBC advisor to help you choose the right investment that best fits your objectives.

Many GICs are eligible for registered plans (TFSA, RRSP, RRIF, RESP or RDSP); however, there are some that are not. Compare GICs to view the plan eligibility for all of our GICs.

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