Accelerate retirement savings with an RRSP loan

Make the most of your registered
retirement savings plan (RRSP)

Whether you want to maximize this year’s contribution or take advantage of contribution room you’ve accumulated from past years, an RRSP loan gets more money growing tax-deferred towards your retirement goals. If you get a tax refund for your contribution, you can use this money to pay down your loan more quickly.

Our RRSP loans let you:

  • Make a bigger contribution to your RRSP
  • Build savings faster with a larger amount earning returns
  • Defer your first loan payment for 120 days2 (with a standard RRSP loan; interest continues to accrue during this period)


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Is an RRSP loan right for you?

Yes, if you:

  • Are at least 18 years old
  • Want to take advantage of available RRSP contribution room


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Benefits of our RRSP loan


Our RRSP loan offers a competitive interest rate on the money you borrow.

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Our RRSP loans do not charge any fees to apply, change your payment dates or make lump-sum payments.

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Your contribution limit is 18% of your earned income last year to a maximum dollar amount that changes every year. However, you may be able to contribute much more. You started accumulating RRSP contribution room as soon as you filed your first tax return reporting earned income. Each year after that, you accumulated more contribution room. Now, you can contribute the sum of this year’s contribution limit and any unused contribution room from previous years. Find out how much contribution room you have through the Canada Revenue Agency’s My Account website, MyCRA mobile app or Tax Information Phone Service at 1-800-267-6999.

With a standard RRSP loan, you can borrow up to the maximum RRSP contribution limit set by the Canada Revenue Agency for this year. With an accelerator RRSP loan, you can borrow up to $50,000 and with an accelerator max RRSP loan, you can borrow up to $150,000.

Yes, you can put lump sums towards your RRSP loan and pay off your balance entirely whenever you want. There are no fees for early repayment.

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