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Your Checking Account

Your checking account with Level One Bank will be converted to First Merchants Bank during the weekend of August 26.  Details of your new account were provided in a previous mailing. 

Effective August 29, First Merchants Bank general fees will apply. A list of general fees was included in the previous mailing with the details of your new account

First Merchants processes transactions 5 days a week,  Monday through Friday, excluding all Federal Holidays.

Account Number

Your Level One Bank account number will not change unless you have already been notified. If you have any concerns regarding your account number, please contact Customer Service at 1.800.205.3464.


You may continue to use your current supply of Level One Bank checks. It is not necessary to order new checks now; however, after August 29, you may order and begin using new checks with the First Merchants  Bank routing number: 074900657. To order your First Merchants checks, please visit one of our banking centers or order checks online.

Automatic Payments

If you have automatic deposits or have set up automatic payments by providing your account and routing numbers, then no action is necessary. However, if your Debit Card number has been used for automatic payments, you will need to provide your new  First Merchants Bank Debit Card number to those companies.

Overdraft Services

We pay overdrafts at our discretion, and do not guarantee that we will always authorize and pay any type of transaction. Read more about our overdraft policies.


Your final Level One Bank statement will be printed and mailed via postal service and include transactions and interest paid through August 26. Please contact your local banking center or Customer Service at 1.800.205.3464 if you have any questions regarding  delivery of your statement. You will need to call customer service or go into a banking center to set up combined statements. Learn more about eStatements.


Effective August 29, please use the following information to receive wire transfers to your account:
Initiated within the U.S. Routing Number: 074900657

Initiated Outside the U.S. SWIFT Code: FMECUS33

Learn more about Wire Transfers.