To open your account, please bring these forms of ID with you:
A government-issued ID, such as:
U.S. driver’s license with photo
U.S. state-issued ID with photo
Plus, one of the following:
Social Security card
Credit or debit card from another financial institution
Current vehicle registration
Foreign driver’s license with photo
If you are a student under the age of 24, please also bring ONE of the following to verify school enrollment:
Valid student ID with photo
If you are a non-U.S. citizen, proof of U.S. residency will be required.
A monthly maintenance fee waiver for eligible students
Looking for a simple checking account? If you are under the age of 24 and enrolled in school, we've got you covered with our Bank of America Core Checking® account.
Bank your way
Online and Mobile Banking helps put you in control of when and where you bank.
Easy to find
Need cash? We won’t be hard to find with thousands of ATMs and financial centers.
We've got your back
Your debit card comes with our $0 Liability Guarantee and chip technology for additional security.
Debit card lock/unlock
Lost your card? Temporarily lock it from the Mobile Banking app or Online Banking. Found it? Unlock it the same way.
Securely send money
The Mobile Banking app, now together with ZelleSM, lets you securely send money to almost anyone within minutes using their email address and mobile number — even if they're not a Bank of America customer.
Keep the Change® savings program
Build your savings automatically when you enroll in the program with your eligible accounts.
Looking for something different?
Bank of America offers additional checking account options