How do I deposit stock certificates into my account?

You can deposit share certificates in your name to your Scotia iTRADE account by completing the Power of Attorney to Transfer Securities form (PDF).

Please indicate "Scotia Capital Inc." as the name of the transferee on the form and note the account number on the top right hand corner of the certificate.

You can send the form and the certificates via registered mail or courier to:

Scotia iTRADE Operations 40 King Street West – 5th Floor Toronto, Ontario M5H 1H1 Attention: Operations

For clients living within the Greater Toronto Area or Montreal, you can also hand deliver the original documents to one of the following locations:

  • 40 King Street West, 5th Floor, Toronto, Ontario
  • 44 King Street West, Scotia Plaza (Lower Concourse), Toronto, Ontario
  • 1002 rue Sherbrooke Ouest – 10th Floor, Montreal, Quebec

Please note that Scotia iTRADE does not accept third party certificates and certificates for securities trading on the NASDAQ Pink sheets and OTCBB exchanges.

For deposits to non-personal accounts, please contact Scotia iTRADE at 1-888-872-3388.

Last updated May 22, 2024