You can get $250 with
Any Deposit Checking

You can get $250 with Any Deposit Checking

$0 Monthly service charge with any deposit per statement2
No minimum balance requirement
From a bank that doesn't finance Arctic drilling or big tobacco

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How to get your $250

1

Open a qualifying checking account by 11/05/21

2

Set up direct deposit with your employer or benefits provider

3

Make direct deposits of $1,000 or more, for 3 months in a row

Backed with the technology and tools you need

Mobile app with over 100,000 5-star ratings

Deposit checks from virtually anywhere3

Face & fingerprint app sign-in for easy access3

Scan your bills and pay them quickly4

Pay friends & family, right from the app

View your monthly cash flow with a tap

Mobile app with over 100,000 5-star ratings

Face & fingerprint app sign-in for easy access3

Pay friends & family, right from the app

Deposit checks from virtually anywhere3

Scan your bills and pay them quickly4

View your monthly cash flow with a tap

Our Commitment to the Planet

Other banks use your money to finance things like Arctic drilling, tar sands mining, and big tobacco.

We don't. We have the strongest environmental policies of any major US bank.5

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Over 100,000 5 Star Ratings

"Should be Bank of the Best"

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Security and support you can depend on

Your deposits are FDIC Insured up to $250,0006

Zero liability on fraudulent debit card transactions7

Local branches and ATMs near you.

Don't Miss Out

Open Any Deposit Checking by 11/05/21

Open online in about 10 minutes

APPLY NOW

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or

Open your account in a branch

Receive your promo code via email to redeem in branch.

Legal information and Disclosures

Availability of offer and offer end date subject to change without prior notice. All accounts are subject to the Bank's standard terms and conditions and Schedule of Fees and Charges.

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1Requirements to Receive the $250 Bonus:

Apply for a new, qualifying consumer checking account with a promotion code between 09/27/2021 and 11/05/2021. Account must be opened online at www.bankofthewest.com/checkingbonus or in a branch. The checking account must be opened by 11/19/2021. Qualifying checking accounts are consumer checking accounts, excluding UCB Student Checking and Bank of the West Premier Checking accounts.

The minimum opening deposit for Any Deposit Checking and Any Deposit Checking with 1% for the Planet is $0.01. The minimum opening deposit for other checking accounts eligible for the checking bonus is $100.

Customer must make qualifying direct deposits totaling $1,000 or more, monthly for three consecutive calendar months by 03/31/2022 to the new checking account. One or more separate direct deposits in a single calendar month that add up to $1,000 qualify. Fulfillment of the offer requirements is based on calendar months which may not coincide with statement cycles. For example: if the checking account is opened in September, then sequential direct deposits made in September, October and November; or October, November and December; or November, December and January; or December, January and February; or January, February and March would each 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, credits from Bank of the West, ACH bank-to-bank transfers, person-to-person transfers using a mobile payments service such as Zelle®, or deposits made at a branch or ATM. Qualifying direct deposits must be funds new to the Bank. All deposits must be posted by 03/31/2022.

Bonus Limitations

  • Offer is not available to existing Bank of the West customers with an open consumer checking account as of 09/26/2021.
  • An individual can receive only one consumer checking account opening related bonus between 04/01/2020 and 04/28/2022.
  • Only one new checking bonus can be applied to a checking 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 as of 03/31/2022 to be eligible to receive the bonus.
  • Bonus will be credited by 04/29/2022 to the new, open Bank of the West Checking account. Account must be in open status to receive the bonus.
  • Promotion code required at account opening.
  • Offer does not apply to second or multiple checking accounts.

Bank will classify the bonus as interest paid to the checking account. Any applicable taxes associated with the bonus are the responsibility of the account holder. To the extent required by law, Bank will report the total value of this bonus to the IRS on Form 1099 for tax year 2022.

New money does not include fund transfers between Bank of the West or Bank of the West affiliate accounts or any credits that may be applied from Bank of the West or any Bank of the West affiliate.

Offer only open to residents of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

2$10.00 monthly service charge waived with one deposit of any amount ($0.01 or more) 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. Opening deposit can be any amount ($0.01 or more). No monthly service charge if any account owner is under 25 years of age.

3Touch ID is available only for newer iPhone models (5S and later) using iOS 8 or higher. Face ID is available only iPhone models X and later. Use of your Mobile device requires enrollment in Online Banking and download of our Mobile App. Wireless carriers may charge fees for text transmissions or data usage. 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. Mobile 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, amount of the deposit, account history or if you have recently opened your account with us.

4Fees apply to expedited delivery options. A valid delivery address is required for Overnight Checks

5Read more about our restrictive fossil fuel policies here. Major U.S. banks are U.S. banks with assets in excess of $90B

6Up to the maximum established by the FDIC per depositor and ownership type. Read more here.

7Conditions and restrictions apply. Your liability for unauthorized use of your debit card for debit transactions processed through the Mastercard® system will be zero dollars ($0) provided the following conditions are met: (1) you can demonstrate that you exercised reasonable care in safeguarding the debit card from risk of loss or theft; and (2) upon becoming aware of a loss or theft, you promptly report the loss or theft to Bank of the West. Refer to the "Consumer Liability of Unauthorized Transfers" and "Mastercard Debit Card Zero Liability" sections of your Deposit Account Disclosure and Safe Deposit Box Rental Agreement Terms and Conditions for Personal Accounts for details.