How to Open a Checking Account Online
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.
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.
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.
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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.