Welcome to a bank that cares about tomorrow

Our planet deserves bold change, so we're making bold choices like

not financing big tobacco and arctic drilling.


Apply now and you can get $25 when you deposit $100 into an account.1

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

Any Deposit Checking

  • $0 monthly service charge with any deposit per statement cycle (or if you are under age 25)2
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • Zero liability on fraudulent debit card transactions3

1% for the Planet Checking

  • All the benefits of our Any Deposit Checking account, plus4:
  • We'll donate 1% of our net revenue on this account to 1% for the Planet—at no cost to you5
  • CO2 tracking for your debit card purchases, right in the mobile app6

Premier Checking

  • $0 monthly service charge with minimum combined average monthly balance of $25,000 in eligible accounts7
  • Unlimited rebates on ATM withdrawal fees worldwide8
  • Preferred rates and waived fees on select accounts and loans9

Or use this code to open an account at one of our convenient branch locations. Keep this code handy. You'll need it if you apply at a branch. Find a branch

Learn more about how we support making positive change in the world.

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

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Choose your state of legal residence. We can then give you information about the products and services available in your area.

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.