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Open an Account Online

Easily and Quickly Open an Account Online

It’s a simple process that should only take you about 10 minutes.

The steps you can expect to follow are:

  • Gather your documents
  • Choose what account you want
  • Your options are:
    • Checking
    • Savings
    • Certificate of Deposit
    • Money Market
    • Health Savings Account
  • Tell Us About Yourself
  • Deposit Money
  • Enroll in Online Banking
  • Read, Sign and Submit

That’s it.

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Have questions or need assistance? Just give us a call at 1.800.205.3464. Our Customer Service team is available weekdays from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. ET, and from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. ET on Saturdays.

Looking for a different number or an online form? Find it on our contact page.