Why Open a Bank Account Online?

Learn about the benefits of opening a checking account online

Opening a checking account, savings account, money market or CD online is easy and reliable. Our simple and secure online application will guide you through the process, and we’re available to help you at any time.

Here are the advantages of applying for an online bank account:

  • Open a bank account online
  • Complete your online application in less than 10 minutes
  • Call for assistance anytime during the process
  • Save your application and return later if you need more time
  • We will receive your application and set up your account, typically in 24 hours
  • Take advantage of our Online Banking and Bill Pay, giving you 24/7 access to your accounts as well as saving you money in postage by paying bills online!

You can fund your new Citizens Bank account with any of the options listed below:

  • You can transfer funds from a checking account you have with another institution. You'll need the routing number, account number, and check number from a blank check to use this option. Note that a $25 minimum transfer applies when using this option
  • If you're already a Citizens Bank customer, all we need is the account number of the checking account you want to use to fund your new account
  • Alternatively, you can use your Visa or MasterCard to fund your new bank account when you apply online. We will charge your debit or credit card the amount you specify when your account is opened, often within 24 hours. Please review your card issuer terms and conditions for potential fees on this transaction.
  • You can also call 1-877-360-2472 for assistance

You will receive a Welcome package in about 7 days and be prompted to set up your online banking access.

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