Open a Bank Account Online

Are you looking to open a checking or savings account, or add to your existing accounts? WaFd Bank, named best bank by, offers top-rated checking accounts and you can open one in just minutes. We also offer Small Business and Commercial accounts.

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


Here's what you'll need

  • 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.
  • Funding method, such as a credit or debit card, or routing and account number.

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