A checking account is just as easy to open as a savings account. In fact, opening a checking account will probably require the same IDs as you need for a savings account. But before you and your parent or guardian heads to the bank, be sure to ask what information they require.
Open a checking account
What you need
A parent or guardian must accompany a person under 18 and must bring 2 forms of current identification, with photo, including:
OR bring 1 item from the above list and a major credit card or gas card.
You may be asked to provide 1 of the following current IDs with photo, such as:
Each bank has different requirements, so ask your local bank.
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