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Investments that put you in the driver’s seat

Canadian Precious Metals Self-Directed Investments

Self-directed RRSPs, RESPs, LIRAs, RIFs, LIFs, and TFSAs allow you to make your own investment decisions while maintaining the tax benefits associated with such accounts. You’ll be diversifying your investments by choosing different asset classes to put your money in, such as precious metals, and you can choose which investment grade approved bullion goes into your account.

Questrade makes it easy

We are proud to partner with Questrade to assist you with adding precious metals to your registered investments. We’ll walk you through the entire process, from beginning to end.

Invest with us in 4 simple steps:

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We’ll guide you through the steps and our qualified representatives will answer any questions you might have.



Open and fund your account with Questrade

Open your self-directed precious metals RRSP, RESP or TFSA account with Questrade, a registered investment dealer with IIROC (Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada). These relationships make it easy for you to add bullion to registered investment accounts. After opening your account with Questrade, you can fund it with cash or transfer an existing registered account from another financial institution. Please note that the transactions will be in U.S. dollars as per Questrade.



Fill out an authorization form

We’ll provide you with the Sprott Money Ltd authorization form. This establishes the link between your Questrade account and the bullion you purchase from us.



Buy your precious metals from us

Call us at 1-888-861-0775 to place your order.


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Canadian Investments FAQ

Throughout history, precious metals have served as a hedge against instability in the markets and the economy. Precious metals allow you to have a balanced investment portfolio. Historically, precious metals have retained their value in the long term and are negatively correlated to stocks and bonds.

There can be. Questrade charges a trade fee of $20 per product on orders that don't meet a minimum amount of $5,000 per product.

You can add gold, silver, and platinum bullion to your accounts. They must be COMEX approved bullion and the specifications in the minimum fineness of each metal are:

Gold: 0.995+(%)

Silver: 0.999+(%)

Platinum: 0.9995+(%)

Please find below a complete list of LBMA products that are currently accepted for your precious metals registered account. 

NOTE: The availability of these products fluctuate and the products listed below may not all be available currently. Please call us at 1-888-861-0775 if you are interested in opening a precious metals registered account.  

Royal Canadian Mint

  • 1 oz Gold Maple Leaf Coin
  • 1 oz Gold Bar
  • 1/10 oz, ¼ oz, ½ oz Gold maples
  • 25 x 1 g Maplegram Coin
  • 1 kg Gold Bar
  • 1 oz Silver Maple Leaf Coin
  • 10 oz Silver Maple Leaf Coin
  • 10 oz Silver Bar RCM
  • 100 oz Silver Bar RCM
  • 1 oz Silver Coins (antelope, cougar etc)

US Mint

  • 1 oz Gold Eagle Coin
  • 1 oz Gold Buffalo Coin
  • 1 oz Silver Eagle Coin

Royal Mint

  • 1 oz Gold Britannia
  • 1 oz Royal Beast Gold Coins (series of coins)
  • 1 oz Royal Beast Siilver Coins (series of coins)
  • 1 oz Silver Britannia Coin
  • 10 oz Silver Britannia Bar
  • 100 oz Silver Britannia Bar

Pamp Suisse

  • 1 oz Gold Fortuna Bar
  • 5, 10 oz Gold Fortuna Bar
  • Any fractional Gold Bars
  • 1 kg Gold Bar
  • 1 oz Silver Bar
  • 1 kg Silver Bar
  • 100 oz Silver Bar

Austrian Mint

  • 1 oz Gold Philharmonic Coin
  • 1 oz Silver Philharmonic Coin

RRSPs - Registered Retirement Savings Plan

TFSA - Tax-Free Savings Account

RESP - Registered Education Savings Plan

LIRA -Locked-in Retirement Account

RIF - Retirement Income Fund

LIF - Life Income Fund

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2) Volume pricing on large orders

3) An appointed representative to see through your order from start to finish

We have partnered with Questrade as our custodian for self-directed registered accounts and TFSAs. You must set up your account with Questrade before placing an order with Sprott Money.