How to Open a Checking Account Online

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Opening a checking account is easier than ever, especially if you decide to apply online – it just takes a few clicks! If you prefer to open your account in person, stop by any Huntington branch to meet with a banker.

Apply online in five easy steps.

  1. Select the right checking account for you. Not sure what account you want to open? Compare checking accounts
  2. Enter your profile information
  3. Complete your account usage details
  4. Choose your service
  5. Review your account opening documents

Open a Huntington Checking Account

If you want a basic checking account with no monthly maintenance fee, or an interest-earning checking account, we've got the options that are right for you.

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How long does it take to open a checking account?

Applying for a bank account online is quick, easy and secure – it takes just 5 to 10 minutes to open a bank account. Before starting, you need to decide whether you’re opening a joint bank account or an individual bank account. You also need to decide which type of checking account will best serve your needs.

To expedite opening a checking account, gather your documents before your first click.

To apply you’ll need your Social Security Number and a U.S. Government issued ID, like a driver’s license or a passport.

You also need a means to fund your new account. If you’re opening your new checking account online, this can be done through mobile deposit of a check or an electronic transfer of funds. If you’re opening your new account in a branch location, you can fund the account with cash, a check, money order, or electronic transfer of fund.

Open a bank account in person.

To open a bank account with Huntington in person, visit a branch during business hours. It is important that you bring identification (your Social Security Number, driver’s license and/or passport) and be ready to make an initial deposit. A banker can answer any questions and help you open the bank account that meets your financial needs.

Find a Huntington branch near you.

Do you already have a bank account at another financial institution?

Welcome to Huntington. If you already have a bank account at another financial institution, learn how to close your current account and easily switch banks.

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