Make your move easier with an Any Deposit Checking account
Your promo code will be applied automatically.
How it works
Apply for a new Any Deposit Checking account by 7/30/2021.
Set up direct deposit with your employer or benefits provider.
Make direct deposits totaling $1,000 or more per month, for 3 months in a row.
Open online in about 10 minutes.
Legal information and Disclosures
Offer end date and availability subject to approval and change without prior notice. All accounts are subject to the Bank's standard terms and conditions and Schedule of Fees and Charges.
Offer is not available to existing Bank customers with an open consumer deposit account as of 05/28/21. Offer available only to one individual residing at this address that received the mail piece with this checking offer. Bring the promo code printed on this mail piece to your local branch when opening the new checking account or open online through bankofthewest.com/new250bonus.
1Requirements to Receive the $250 Bonus
Apply for a new consumer Any Deposit Checking account with a promotion code either online at bankofthewest.com/new250bonus or in a branch between 05/29/21 – 07/30/21 with any opening deposit amount ($0.01 or more). Any Deposit Checking account must be opened by 08/13/21. This offer can be applied to any other new consumer checking account (minimum $100 to open), except UCB Student Checking and Bank of the West Premier Checking accounts.
Customer must make direct deposits totaling $1,000 or more, monthly for three consecutive calendar months by 12/31/21 to the new checking account. One or more separate direct deposits in a single month that add up to $1,000 qualify. A qualifying direct deposit must be payroll, Social Security, pension or other government benefits. Non-qualifying direct deposits include transfers from Bank of the West or Bank of the West affiliate accounts or any credit from Bank of the West, person-to-person transfers using a mobile payments service such as Zelle, or deposits made at a branch or ATM. Calendar months do not necessarily coincide with statement cycles. Qualifying deposits must be funds new to the Bank. All deposits must be posted by 12/31/21.
- An individual can receive only one consumer checking account opening related bonus between 01/01/20 and 01/30/22 and only one bonus per individual per account.
- Only one individual per residential address is eligible for this bonus offer.
- Bank of the West Checking account must be in open status and have a positive balance (greater than $0 balance) as of 12/31/21 to be eligible to receive the bonus.
- Bonus will be credited by 01/31/22 to the new, open Bank of the West checking account.
- Promotion code is required at account opening.
Offer does not apply to second or multiple checking accounts. All account applications are subject to approval. Bank will classify the bonus as interest paid to the checking account. Any applicable taxes associated with this offer are the responsibility of the account holder. To the extent required by law, Bank will report total value of the offer to the IRS on Form 1099 for tax year 2021. All accounts are subject to the Bank's standard terms and conditions and Schedule of Fees and Charges.
2$10.00 monthly service charge waived with one deposit of any amount each statement cycle. Deposits include direct deposit, mobile deposit, ATM deposit, or in-branch deposit of any amount. Does not include fund transfers between Bank of the West accounts or any credits from Bank of the West. $10 monthly service charge is also waived if any owner of the account is under age 25. Opening deposit can be any amount ($0.01 or more).
3Enrollment in Online Banking and download of our Mobile App are required. Wireless carriers may charge fees for text transmissions or data usage. Message frequency depends on account settings. Text HELP to BKWST (25978) for help. Availability of Mobile Banking may be affected by your mobile device's coverage area. Requires mobile phone with text messaging capabilities. Mobile Banking requires an internet-ready phone and is supported on Apple iPhone devices with iOS 9 and greater and on Android mobile devices with OS 5 and greater. Touch ID is available only for newer iPhone (5S and later) using IOS8 or higher. Face ID is available only on iPhone X. These features are not available on iPad.® Fingerprint sign-in is available on capable Android devices with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and higher. These capabilities are referred to as "Biometric Identification Features" in the Bank of the West Online and Mobile Service Agreement.
4Mobile deposits made before 7 pm PT will be processed the same business day and made available within two business days. Longer delays may apply based on the type of items deposited, account history or if you have recently opened your account with us
5Bank of the West offers Savings Overdraft Protection and Gold Line where we will automatically transfer/advance available funds from a linked savings account/credit line to your checking account to help avoid overdrafts. Transfer Fees/Loan Advance Fees may apply. Gold Line subject to credit approval. Ask a banker for details or visit bankofthwest.com/overdraft-options.