We offer 3 convenient ways of opening a business checking account:
A Beneficial Owner is an individual who owns or controls the entity doing business with Bank of America. Federal regulation requires financial institutions to obtain, verify and record information about the Beneficial Owner.
The following individuals are considered Beneficial Owners:
Application decisions are often immediate. In some cases, we may require additional supporting documentation to approve your application.
If we need additional information for our review, we will email you with the requirements. If requested, you have 11 days after you apply to send us your supplemental documents.
After your account is open, you should receive your debit card and checks (if ordered) within 5-7 business days. Visit us at a financial center for a temporary debit card and/or checks.
If you are already a customer, you can make your opening deposit by transferring money from your existing account. If you’re transferring money from another bank, you can use a Visa® or MasterCard® debit card, check or money order.
If for some reason your account isn’t approved, your deposit request will be canceled.
Yes, you can reorder checks online by signing in to Small Business Online Banking and selecting your account. On your account page there is a link to reorder checks. You can also reorder checks by calling 1.888.BUSINESS (1.888.287.4637).
No. There are no additional fees to sign up for and use Bank of America Small Business Online Banking. In fact, once you sign up you’ll have access to our online and mobile features such as mobile check deposit, online account management tools and access to your account online 24/7. Fees may apply for additional services.
If you have a Bank of America business checking account, you can request a debit card 3 ways:
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