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Step 7: Open Your RDSP

There are 10 steps to starting and managing an RDSP. Step 7 is Opening Your RDSP. Now that you have qualified for the DTC, you are ready to open your RDSP! Schedule an appointment with your bank or credit union. When you go to your appointment, be sure to bring your Social Insurance Number and your photo ID.

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