Easily Open a New WaFd Account Online in Minutes

Are you looking to open a checking or savings account, or add to your existing accounts? WaFd Bank, named best bank by Money.com, offers top-rated checking accounts and you can open one in just minutes. From children's savings account to multi-million dollar commercial loans, WaFd Bank is with you every step of the way.

Accounts can be opened easily online. Here is how it works:


Step 1
Gather information

  • To be at least 18 years old, and a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Legal U.S. Resident.
  • Personal Information, including address, phone number, email address, and Social Security Number.
  • To reside in the states of Arizona, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, or Washington.
  • Picture Identification, such as driver's license, state ID, Passport, or military ID.

Step 2
Fill out application

Let's get started

Step 3
We contact you

The last step is WaFd Bank will contact you if any more information is required.

WaFd Bank makes opening accounts and managing your money easy

  • Low initial deposits
  • Continuously-improving, highly-rated online and mobile apps
  • Budgeting tools
  • Easy bill pay
  • Over 200 friendly local branches in 8 states
  • Access to 32,000 ATMs
  • Person-to-person payments
  • Business and commercial partnerships

No-fee bill pay and person-to-person payments

Over 32,000 FEE-FREE ATMs

24/7 online & mobile banking with mobile deposit

Over 200 branches in 8 states to serve you