Refer a Friend &
Get Rewarded!

Get $25 for each friend you refer

Start referring in just 3 simple steps:

  • 1

    Enter your information to receive your promo code

  • 2

    Share the promo code and link with your friends

  • 3

    Get $25 when your friend opens a qualifying checking account**

Earn up to $1,000 a year for referring your friends and family members. Start referring today!

Please note: The Refer-a-Friend offer will end on 12/31/22. Qualifying checking accounts must be opened by 12/31/2022.​

Legal information and Disclosures

*By entering your e‐mail address, we will only use it to send the promo code and link and it will not be used for other promotions or shared with third parties

Important information: By participating in this program, each party consents that Bank of the West is permitted to share information regarding the customer relationship status to both the program referring customer and to the referred friend or family member for the purposes of confirming Refer-a-Friend eligibility.  Confidential account and personal information will not be shared to the program referring customer or referred friend or family member.  

**Requirements for Existing Referring Customer

Earn $25 for each friend or family member who opens a qualifying Bank of the West checking account (up to $1,000 per calendar year). To be eligible for the Refer-a-Friend bonus, you must currently maintain a personal checking account with an active debit card.  Incorrect information input in will delay or disqualify your referral bonus.

To receive the $25 Refer-a-Friend bonus: 1) Refer your family members and friends to open a new Bank of the West personal checking account with qualifying activities through the referral site or visit a local branch; 2) Referred candidate must be a new Bank of the West customer and open a new eligible personal checking account using the corresponding promo code to apply in branch or through the Refer-a-Friend offer page link; 3) After your referred friend or family member has opened a new Bank of the West personal checking account and has fulfilled the qualifying activities, the $25 referral bonus will be deposited to your primary Bank of the West checking account within 120 days. Your checking account must be in open status and have a positive balance (greater than $0 balance) in order to receive the bonus. You can receive up to 40 referral bonus deposits (totaling $1,000) per calendar year.  

Eligible checking accounts must be opened by 12/31/2022.

Bank of the West employees are not eligible to participate in this program either as a referring customer or as a receiver of a referral from another Bank of the West customer.

To the extent required by law, Bank will report total value of the offer to the IRS on Form 1099. All accounts are subject to the Bank's standard terms and conditions and Schedule of Fees and Charges.

Bank of the West reserves the right to change or discontinue the Refer-a-Friend program at any time without prior notification.

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Note: Bank of the West has branches only in the states listed in the drop-down. At this time, we only open accounts for individuals and businesses in these states.