Administrative fees

We keep our fees low so you can keep more of your money.

Accounts

Below is a list of our most common account fees.

Open an accountfree
Close an accountfree
TFSA/RRSP/RESP/RRIF accountfree
Inactivity fee (over $5,000 combined equity)free
Inactivity fee (under $5,000 combined equity) 1$24.95/quarter
Full plan deregistration $100.00
Partial plan deregistration$50.00
Canadian controlled private corporations (CCPC) fee$250.00 + $100.00/year
Lifelong learning plan (LLP) and Home buyer’s plan (HBP) partial deregistration$25.00
Lifelong learning plan (LLP) and Home buyer’s plan (HBP) full deregistration$50.00
Trading U.S. securities in your RESP$5.00 USD commission added to first trade of the day

Transfers & Withdrawals

The following fees are only charged when the specific action is taken. You may not see them on your monthly statement.

CAD$ electronic fund transfer (EFT) up to $50,000.00 2free
USD$ electronic fund transfer (EFT) up to $25,000.00 2free
CAD$ wire transfer$20.00
USD$ wire transfer$30.00
International wire transfer$40.00
CAD$ and USD$ uncertified cheque$50.00
Certified cheque 3$75.00
Stop payment$25.00
NSF cheque/returned items$30.00
Transfer out an account to another institution$150.00
Partial transfer of account to another institution$25.00
Estate settlement$200.00/account

Certificates

The following fees are only charged when the specific action is taken. You may not see them on your monthly statement.

Deposit/Withdrawal at Custodian (DWAC) 4$300.00
Certificate re-registration 5$300.00
Rush certificate re-registration 5,6$450.00
Certificate deposit (CSE, TSX, TSXV, NYSE and NASDAQ)$300.00
Rush certificate deposit (CSE, TSX, TSXV, NYSE and NASDAQ) 6$400.00
Direct registration statement (DRS) deposit or withdrawal$300.00

Documents

The following fees are only charged when the specific action is taken. You may not see them on your monthly statement.

Electronic trade confirmation while logged into your account 7free
Electronic monthly statement (eStatement)free
Copy of trade confirmation 7$20.00
Copy of account statement 7$20.00
Document retrieval$20.00/document
Special courier (Canada)$35.00
Special courier (US)$70.00
Regular mail$10.00

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Get answers to our frequently asked questions

What is an inactivity fee?

An inactivity fee is charged when the equity in all your accounts combined is under CAD $5,000 and you haven't made a commissionable trade in the quarter.

How do I transfer an account from another financial institution?

All you have to do is to initiate the transfer under Funding > Transfer Account. Once you initiate the transfer we will take care of the rest.

Are there any other hidden fees?

No. We pride ourselves in being fully transparent. With Questrade, you always know exactly how much you'll pay.

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