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Did you know you can hold gold and silver in a registered account?
We are pleased to offer a new service to our precious metal clients. Now buy your precious metals with Precious Metals Dealer of Canada (PMDC) and then hold them in a registered account from Questrade.
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    All registered accounts qualify, including RRSPs, RESPs, and TFSAs
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    Continue to invest in precious metals through us
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    Your gold and silver are stored in a separate account under your name
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    Your investments now qualify for the tax benefits of your registered account

Ready to open a registered account to store your precious metals?

  1. Open a Questrade account quickly and easily online.
  2. Download and complete a Precious Metals Dealer of Canada (PMDC) authorization form.
  3. Fund your account with cash or transfer an existing registered account from another financial institution. Then, contact Precious Metals Dealer of Canada (PMDC) to place your precious metals order.

The finer details

Who is Questrade?

Questrade, Inc. is an online trading brokerage helping Canadians achieve financial independence. Their focus is on value, convenience, and most importantly, you, the client.

What is Questrade's role?

The registered account you create to hold your precious metal is held by Questrade.

Are my investments safe with Questrade?

Yes. Questrade, Inc. is registered as an investment dealer with the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF).

Where is my gold and silver coming from?

Your precious metals dealer will purchase bullion from a renowned distributor, who sources them from major world mints such as the United States Mint or the Royal Canadian Mint.

Where is my precious metal stored?

Your gold and silver bullion is stored in a separated account in your name, at the International Depository Services of Canada (IDS).

Which products can I purchase in my registered account?

You can purchase maple coin (gold or silver), gold bars (1 oz, 10 oz, or 1 kg), and silver bars (10 oz or 100 oz).

What are the fees?

For a complete list of the purchase and storage fees, please contact Precious Metals Dealer of Canada (PMDC).

I have an account with another broker. Can I move it to Questrade?

Yes. Moving or transferring an account is easy. Watch a short, 60-second video to see how simple it is. In addition, Questrade will pay any transfer fees up to CAD $150 when you move a minimum of CAD $25,000 from another brokerage to your new Questrade account. Learn more about transferring to a Questrade account.

The perks of being a Questrade client


No annual RRSP or TFSA fees


Free monthly statement


Hold U.S. dollars in your RSP


Manage your account entirely online


Transfer your account for free