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How do I request an RESP withdrawal? 

To make an RESP withdrawal, call our team at 1-800-363-3511 or contact us via the Message Centre.

After your call, here are a few steps to follow:

  • Make sure you have the necessary cash in your account. If not, you can sell your securities for the amount of the withdrawal.
  • Send eligible proof of education to directbrokerage@nbc.ca.

A valid proof of education must include:

  • Name of beneficiary;
  • Institution name, logo or html link;
  • Session (fall, winter, summer); and
  • Student status (full-time or part-time).

The proof of study is valid for a period of six months from the end date of the study session.

Visit the Government of Canada website to learn more about eligible programs of study.

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