Yes, you can open certain specific Bank of the West personal checking and savings accounts online, with a maximum of two applicants per account. Trusts / beneficiary accounts may require that you open the account in your local branch.
Our full list of checking & savings products available to open online:
Looking to move your accounts from another bank? Switching is as easy as 1-2-3. Simply open your new account, switch your automatic payments, and close your old account. Download our Guide to Moving Your Accounts, which walks you through the step-by-step process to move your direct debits, bill payees and personal information to Bank of the West. It also helps you with what you need to do to close your accounts elsewhere. The easy instructions include a Direct Deposit Authorization form, Automatic Withdrawal Authorization form and an Account Closure Authorization form.