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Step 5: Choose Your Financial Institution

There are 10 steps to starting and managing an RDSP. Step 5 is Choosing Your Financial Institution. Some financial institutions offer the RDSP, others do not. Check the list of participating banks or credit unions on the Employment and Social Development Canada website and see if the one you use is listed. 

For more information about setting up an RDSP, please call the Disability Planning hotline at 1-844-311-PLAN or 1-844-311-7526. The Guide is also available in other formats, such as text only, PDF, audio and word files on the Government of B.C. Accessibility 2024 website at