Account Switching

Just click and switch. We've simplified account switching with ClickSwitch.

It's never been easier to switch!

With a personal account at Kindred, you can let ClickSWITCH® take care of moving your direct deposits and pre-authorized payments from another financial institution. In just a few minutes, ClickSWITCH helps you move all your direct deposits and recurring payments to your Kindred account. That means you can skip the task of filling out numerous forms and contacting all your payers and providers. Plus, it helps ensure you don’t miss any payments while you change your primary financial services provider. Simplify and use ClickSWITCH to consolidate all your daily banking to one financial institution!


If you aren't a Kindred member yet, you can easily apply online. Just fill out our online application.

What you'll need to begin switching

  • Personal chequing account with Kindred
  • Online banking access with Kindred
  • Your current pre-authorized payment and direct deposit information

How it works

  1. Log in to online banking to enroll with ClickSWITCH by reviewing and/or selecting the account(s) you want ClickSWITCH to switch your deposits and payments to.
  2. Gather information for your existing deposits and payments to be switched.
  3. Submit each switch and ClickSWITCH will provide customized instructions based on the switch you’re wishing to complete, including generating and sending forms to your payors and providers.
  4. You can review the progress and status of your submitted switches.
Start the Switch

Have questions?

You can read our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information or contact your local branch for more details.

Prefer not to switch your accounts online? Have a business account?

You can also start the switch by visiting your local branch. We can help walk you through the process. You will still need the information for your existing direct deposits and pre-authorized payments. These account switching documents can help you:

Checklist – Fill in this checklist with all your current bill payment vendors and provide it to your branch.

Direct Deposit / Pre-Authorized Payment form – Complete and send to each of your current billers. Use this form to also switch your pay deposits with your employer.


Helpful Kindred links:

CRA Direct Deposit Enrolment for personal members

CRA Direct Deposit Enrolment for business members

Service Canada forms and links:

Canada Pension Plan, Canada Revenue Agency, Child Tax Benefit, and Old Age Security

Direct Deposit Application form Unemployment/Employment Benefits (HRSDC INS5178)

 
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