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How to Open a Business Checking Account Business & Ag

What to bring to your local branch

To assist us in opening your new business account, we may request the following:

1. Money (cash or check) for your opening deposit to your account. The minimum opening deposit for a business checking account is only $50.

2. Documents to verify your business as well as the individuals associated with your business.

Documentation by business type

Sole Proprietor

  • SSN or TIN of owner
  • Documentation of the trade name
  • Valid government issued photo ID of owner

Partnership

  • TIN of Partnership (including IRS documentation)
  • Valid government issued photo ID of all partners/signers
  • Partnership Agreement or Certificate of Partnership

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

  • TIN of LLC (including IRS documentation)
  • Valid government issued photo ID of all signers
  • Articles of Organization
  • Operating Agreement

Corporation

  • TIN of Corporation (including IRS documentation)
  • Valid government issued photo ID of all signers
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Bylaws

Non-Profit Organization

  • TIN of Organization (including 501(c)(3) determination letter if applicable)
  • Valid government issued photo ID of all signers
  • Meeting minutes authorizing opening of account
  • Bylaws or resolution naming account signers

Need help?

Our Relationship Banking Team will recommend the best business checking account for you and walk you through the process of opening your new account. They'll also assist you in transferring your relationship from another financial institution if needed.

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