Foreigners are welcomed at Scotiabank

Discover the types of accounts, their benefits and requirements for account opening.

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Account benefits

When you open your account, you can enjoy the accounts benefits 24/7 without any fees

mobile banking application
Online banking: ScotiaMóvil and ScotiaWeb
Debit Card with chip and PIN
International transfers
Access to ATM’s nationally and internationally
Exclusive discounts by paying with your Debit Card
Make secure online purchases with dynamic CVV

Debit and checking accounts

Choose the one that fit your lifestyle

  • Scotia
  • Scotia Nómina
  • Scotia Signature
  • Scotia Cool
  • Cuenta Scotia Dólares
    Personas Físicas

Scotia Account


It offers:

  • Establish maximums availables for you or your additional.
  • Investments access with attractive incomes.

Scotia Nómina Clásica

Use it for payroll deposits and other benefits that you have as an employee or retiree.


It offers:

  • Life coverage for accidental death and free assistance.
  • Access to conditions to contract other products: insurance, loans, savings and investments.

Scotia Signature Account

Enjoy exclusive benefits, such as Premium service at branches and by telephone.


It offers:

  • Free checkbook with unlimited checks.
  • Exclusive promotions for Disney+, Skybox, Amazon Prime and Bloomberg.

Scotia Cool Account

You can create a supervised account for your dependents under the age of 18.


It offers:

  • An internation Debit card that allows you to access your money no matter where you are.
  • Notifications via email and SMS, free of charge.

Cuenta Scotia Dólares Personas Físicas

Ideal for residents of the northern border region of the country and for those who provide their services to governments, organizations or international institutions.


It offers:

  • No fixed commissions, with security and immediate liquidity.
  • 6 free checks per month. Manage your day in dollars.

Requirements for accounts opening if you are a foreigner

To open a Scotiabank account if you are a foreigner, you need to have the following documents:

  1. Current Passport
  2. Proof of residence not older than 3 months
  3. Proof of income for credits applications
  4. Migratory document or proof of legal stay in Mexico:
  • If you are a visitor, Visa or permit that allows a stay of up to no more than 180 days for Tourism, Transit and Business, among others.
  • If you are a temporary resident, a document that allows you to stay in Mexican territory from 180 days to 4 years.
  • If you are a permanent resident, a document that allows residence in the country for more than 4 years.

Open your account at bilingual branches

You can visit one of the 30 Scotiabank branches where bilingual executives will assist you.


We also have a telephone line with English support that you can call: 55 5728 1900, option 9. 55 5728 1900, option 9

Location of branches with bilingual staff
Branch Location Address Phone
Condesa Cuauhtémoc, CDMX Av. Nuevo León #97, Col. Hipódromo, C.P. 06100 55 5241 0940
Lomas Palmas Miguel Hidalgo, CDMX Av. De Las Palmas #760, Col. Lomas De Chapultepec, C.P. 11000 55 5284 0392
Polanco Miguel Hidalgo, CDMX Alejandro Dumas #122, Col. Polanco, C.P. 11560 55 5279 5152
Plaza Scotiabank Miguel Hidalgo, CDMX Blvd. M. Ávila Camacho #1, Col. Lomas De Chapultepec, C.P. 11009 55 5123 1701
Torre Mayor Cuauhtémoc, CDMX Av. Paseo De La Reforma #505 P.B., Col. Cuauhtémoc, C.P. 06500 55 1162 0485
Liverpool Polanco Miguel Hidalgo, CDMX Euler #129 Esq. Spencer, Col. Polanco V Sección, C.P. 11560 55 5262 1360
Florencia Hamburgo Cuauhtémoc, CDMX Hamburgo #172 Esq. Florencia, Col. Juarez, C.P. 06600 55 1102 5380
Reforma 222 Cuauhtémoc, CDMX Av. Paseo De La Reforma #222 Esq. Havre, Col. Juárez, C.P. 06600 55 1102 5398
Plaza Marina Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco Blvd. Francisco Medina Ascencio #3975 Locales 3 y 6, Col. Marina Vallarta, C.P. 48300 322 226 9114
Península Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco Blvd. Francisco Medina Ascencio #2485 Local B20 a 24, Col. Gastronómicos, C.P. 48333, Plaza Península 322 226 0209
Mezcales Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit Carretera Tepic Puerto Vallarta #1297 Sur, Col. Flamingos, C.P. 63732 329 226 9990
Manzanillo Manzanillo, Colima Blvd. Costera Miguel De La Madrid #5750, Col. Las Brisas, C.P. 28210 314 331 0209
Zihuatanejo Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Guerrero Benito Juárez #6 Esq. Palapa, Col. Centro, C.P. 40890 755 555 0695
Mazatlán Mazatlán, Sinaloa Av. Ejército Mexicano #1403, Col. Ferrocarrilera, C.P. 82013 669 915 5000
El Toreo Mazatlán Mazatlán, Sinaloa Av. Rafael Buelna #401 Fracc. El Toreo, C.P. 82120 669 989 0585
La Paz La Paz, Baja California Sur Av. Esquerro #15, Col. Centro, C.P. 23000 612 123 9220
Nogales Nogales, Sonora Blvd. El Greco #26, Col. El Greco, C.P. 84066 631 311 0016
San José del Cabo Los Cabos, Baja California Sur Carretera Transpeninsular KM 31 Locales 1, 2, 3, Al interior de Plaza las Palmas, Col. Magisterial, C.P. 23400 624 142 9227
Cabo San Lucas Los Cabos, Baja California Sur Calz. Lázaro Cárdenas #SN Esq. Cabo, Plaza Puerto Paraíso Locales 4 y 5, Col. Medano, C.P. 23453 624 105 8096
Rosarito Playas de Rosarito, Baja California Blvd. Benito Juárez #308, Col. Centro, C.P. 22700 661 614 9801
Plaza del Mar Ensenada, Baja California Pedro Loyola #612 Centro Comercial Plaza del Mar, Col. Carlos Pacheco, C.P. 22890 646 172 3838
Costa Azul Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero Av. Costera Miguel Alemán #28 Fracc. Locales 13, 14, 21 y 22, Col. Costa Azul, C.P. 39850 744 435 2793
San Miguel de Allende San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato Carretera San Miguel De Allende-Celaya #73 Esq. Carretera a Dolores, Col. Centro, C.P. 37700 415 152 9120
Nichupté Benito Juárez, Quintana Roo Av. Bonampak Manzana 1, Lote 1 entre Sayil y Nichupte, Supermanzana 6, Col. Centro, C.P. 77503 998 881 0089
Riviera Maya Solidaridad, Quintana Roo Av. Constituyentes #SN Esq. Av. 10 Norte Local 5, Col. Centro, C.P. 77710 984 873 4117
Centro Maya Solidaridad, Quintana Roo Carretera Federal Chetumal-Cancún #SN Frente a Playacar, Centro Comercial Centro Maya Col. Ejidal, C.P. 77712 984 873 4115
Cozumel Cozumel, Quintana Roo Calle 5 Nte. #98 Entre calle 2 Norte y Av. Benito Juarez, Col. Centro, C.P. 77600 987 872 9001
Tulum Solidaridad, Quintana Roo Av. Tulúm Ote. #SN Esq. Av. Satélite Sur, Col. Centro, C.P. 77717 984 871 1098
Paseo de Montejo Mérida, Yucatán Av. Tulúm Ote. #SN Esq. Av. Satélite Sur, Col. Centro, C.P. 77717 999 940 6492
Huatulco Santa María Huatulco, Oaxaca Blvd. Benito Juárez #406 Entre Montealban y Otitlan del Valle, Col. Sector A Santa Cruz, C.P. 70987 958 583 0120
Plaza Río Tijuana, Baja California Paseo De Los Héroes #96 Centro Comercial Plaza Río, Local 17, Col. Zona Urbana Río Tijuana, C.P. 22010 664 635 5411
Cd. Juárez Cd. Juárez, Chihuahua Av. Paseo Triunfo de la República #3965, Col. Monumental, C.P. 32310 656 173 0621

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Other banking services


We have 453 branches to request the following services or procedures:

  • Scotiabank check cashing
  • Checking accounts deposits
  • National and international transfers
  • Settlement of investments
  • Buy or sell foreign currency
  • Credit card payment
  • Card delivery

Scotiabank credits


Our product offers allow you to maintain your life style here in Mexico.

  • Mortgages
  • Auto loans
  • Credit cards
  • Personal loans
  • ScotiaLine (Line of credit)

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