PREMIER CHECKING1

Exclusive service,
premium benefits.

Enjoy better rates, no ATM withdrawal fees worldwide2 and our highest level of service – all from the bank with the strongest environmental policies of any major US bank3.

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Account features

Account features

  • Your deposits won't fund Arctic drilling, tar sands mining or big tobacco
  • No ATM withdrawal fees worldwide2
  • Interest-bearing checking account
  • No fees to purchase checks or money orders, or for incoming wires
  • $25 monthly service charge waived with minimum $25,000 average balance in eligible accounts4
  • Zero liability fraud protection5

Added benefits

Access to dedicated Financial Advisors and Wealth Specialists9

Special rates on CDs and Money Market accounts

Mobile app with over 100,000 5-star ratings

Mobile app with over 100,000 5-star ratings.

  • Secure biometric login7
  • Deposit checks anytime7
  • Use Zelle® for free to send or request money
  • Tap to view monthly cash flow

App rating

4.8
Investment benefits with your Premier relationship

BancWest Investment Services

Investment benefits with your Premier relationship9

Meet with a licensed financial advisor to help you navigate your unique financial situation, and take advantage of investment and retirement benefits through BancWest Investment Services9.

Open your account online in about 5 minutes

Get our highest level of service and rest assured your deposits won't fund Arctic drilling, tar sands mining or big tobacco.

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