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What's the difference between a Branch and an Advice Centre?

What's the difference between a Branch and an Advice Centre?

Some of Meridian’s Branches have become Advice Centres.

That means they’re focused on offering advice and not over-the-counter transactions.

Services offered at Advice Centres

  • Open a new account
  • Get advice about all products and services, such as investments and mortgages
  • Issuance of debit cards and drafts
  • Help with digital options like online & mobile banking
  • Full-service ABM (including Exchange Network)
  • Access to night depository (at specific locations)
  • Access to safety deposit box (at specific locations)


Additional services offered at Branches

  • Over the counter transactions, including:
    • Deposits
    • Withdrawals
    • Cheque cashing
    • Bill payments
  • Foreign cash
  • Wire transfers

More banking options

Try our digital options

With online banking and our mobile app you can do your banking anywhere, and anytime you want!

Check out helpful how-to guides to get started with Meridian online banking

Get started with Meridian’s Mobile App with guides for iPhones and Android phones


Call us

You can take care of your day-to-day banking and connect with an advisor for any help you need through our Contact Centre. Our trained representatives and advisors can help with loans, lines of credit, mortgages, investments and more.

Telephone: 1-866-592-2226

Hours of Service:
Monday to Sunday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM (EST/EDT)

Find a branch near you


If your local branch is now an Advice Centre or Limited Cash location and you want to find a convenient full-service branch, check out these options. You can also find locations near you with our map.

Advice Centre locationSuggested branch
Barrie - Big Bay PointBarrie - Bayfield Street
Binbrook MarketplaceAncaster
Brampton - Bramalea City CentreBrampton - Fletchers Meadow
Brampton - Chinguacousy SouthBrampton - Fletchers Meadow
Cambridge - GaltCambridge - Hespeler
Guelph - Clair & GordonGuelph - Speedvale
Markham - Steeles & BirchmountScarborough - Kennedy Commons
NewmarketAurora
North York - Yonge Sheppard CentreScarborough - Kennedy Commons
Richmond Hill - Oak RidgesAurora
SimcoeBrantford Commons
St. Catharines - King StreetSt. Catharines - Lake Street
St. Catharines - Ridley SquareSt. Catharines - Lake Street
Toronto - CabbagetownToronto - Danforth & Logan
Toronto - DavisvilleToronto - Leaside