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The Bank of Nova Scotia is the Canadian bank with the greatest international presence.
With more than 188 years of solid experience in the world and 25 years of uninterrupted presence in Costa Rica.
Globally, the entity has $1,2 trillion of assets and more than 100 thousand employees to serve 25 million customers. 

In the local market, the bank offers a wide range of financial products and services for Corporate and Commercial Banking, as well as Personal Banking and Small Business. It also has various subsidiaries for investment funds, leasing, insurance and private banking.
Scotiabank Costa Rica in numbers:

  • 28branches throughout the country.
  • 700 ATMs of the ATH network. 19 ATMs for deposits and payments located in the metropolitan area.
  • Electronic lobby for inquiries within the branches.
  • More than 200 points of payment to process cash advances, payment of cards and public.
  • Channels: Scotia en Línea, Mobile Banking App, Beneficios en Línea store, TeleScotia 8001 SCOTIA (726-842), a self-service menu operating 24/7, and dedicated lines for Premium and SME.
Corporate and Commercial Banking.
We offer a variety of cash management and trade finance services for your Company:
Local Currency (CRC), USD, and EUR Operating Accounts.

  • Term Deposits.
  • Electronic Banking.
  • Domestic Transfers (SINPE & EFT). 
  • International Transfers.
  • Payroll Services under the Bank@work Model.
  • Tax Payment Services.
  • Direct Debit.
  • Corporate Credit Card.
  • SWIFT Capabilities.
  • Trade Finance (Letters of Credit, Standbys, Bonds).
  • Electronic Fuel Tracking System for Vehicle Fleets.
  • Merchant Services.
Awards & Recognitions:

In October, we became the first private bank in the country to obtain certification as a Cash Free Entity granted by the Banco Central de Costa Rica. After the entire change and certification process, Scotiabank carries out 100% of its internal transactions through electronic means or digital channels.
For the third year in a row, Scotiabank was ranked among the World's 25 Best Places to Work for 2020 list according to Great Place to Work® (GPTW). This is the result of having obtained 16 local awards in various countries of the Americas, including Costa Rica.