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Become a Meridian Business Member

Become a Meridian Business Member

At Meridian, we’re always available and ready to help you simplify your business banking. And that means making the process easy, quick and effective. Here are all of the types of acceptable documentation and ID you'll need to bring to one of our branches to open a business account.

Sole proprietorship

  • Master Business Licence (not required if name of business is only the owner’s name, for example, John Member), or

  • Professional Practice licence, if applicable and

  • One piece of acceptable identification (see full list below)

Acceptable types of identification

  • All ID must be valid and cannot be expired
  • All ID presented must be original, photocopied ID is not acceptable

Acceptable identification

  • Driver’s License issued in Canada
  • Canadian Passport
  • Nexus Card
  • Canadian Citizenship Card
  • Canadian Permanent Resident Card
  • Certificate of Indian Status
  • Other Foreign Government-issued photo identification if it is equivalent to a Canadian Government issued photo identification