Free Checking Account in Arizona

WaFd Bank now features free checking accounts at all of our Arizona locations. From Phoenix to Tucson to Yuma and everywhere in-between, visit a branch near you today to learn about the advantages of WaFd Bank’s free checking accounts and how we can help you get a head start on your financial future.

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

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Over 32,000 FEE-FREE ATMs

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24/7 online & mobile banking with mobile check deposit

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Over 200 branches in 8 states to serve you

Branch locations
No-fee bill pay and Person-to-Person payments
Learn more about Bill pay
Over 32,000 FEE-FREE ATMs
Find an ATM
24/7 online & mobile banking with mobile deposit
Learn more about Online and Mobile banking
Over 200 branches in 8 states to serve you
Branch locations

Everything you need in a Free Checking account:

  • No minimum balance*
  • No monthly maintenance fees**
  • Access to 32,000 Fee Free ATMS
  • Online Banking
  • Bill Pay & External Transfers
  • Mobile Banking
  • Person-to-Person Payments
  • eStatements
  • MyTransfer Available

Balance and Deposit Requirements:

  • Only $25 initial deposit to open
  • No minimum balance required

*Requires eStatement registration and direct deposit.

**Overdraft/returned item fees may apply.

Mobile Banking

Manage your banking 24/7

  • Enjoy no-fee bill pay.
  • Mobile check deposit.
  • Person-to-person payments with Zelle®.
  • Easy transfers between your accounts.
  • Access to our innovative MoneySync budgeting and management tool.

Zelle®

This is how money moves®

Introducing Zelle® — a fast, safe and easy way to send money to your friends, family and associates in minutes1, right from the WaFd Bank mobile app.

Send your cousin the gift of money without needing to mail a check, or quickly pay your friend back for covering your dinner last night. Just open the WaFd Bank mobile app and get started!

Online Banking

Enroll in Online Banking

  • Pay bills online or with your smart phone.
  • Check your balance, view transactions and transfer money.
  • Deposit a check with your smart phone.
  • Pay a friend with Person-to-Person transfer swith Zelle®.
  • Deposit funds on your schedule at our smart ATMs.

Switch to WaFd Bank

Switch your account to WaFd in 4 easy steps

  1. Open a WaFd Bank checking account Online or at the branch nearest you.
  2. Use our Switch Organizer to list all your automatic deposits and transactions.
  3. Switch your direct deposits and automatic withdrawals by sending out our Easy Switch Form.
  4. Close your old checking account using our Account Closure Request Form.

Enjoy your new WaFd Bank Account!

1Must have a bank account in the U.S. to use Zelle®. Transactions typically occur in minutes when the recipient's email address or U.S. mobile number is already enrolled with Zelle®.

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Open an Account online

You don’t have to visit a branch, WaFd Bank let’s you open a personal account online in just minutes.

Contact Us

For more information about our account services, or to talk to our Client Care Directors: