Just follow these four steps. If you need help finding the best bank or credit union for you, just use our Bank Finder tool below.
1. FIND A PARTICIPATING BANK OR CREDIT UNIONBank on San Francisco has over 170 partner branches in San Francisco. Use our Bank Finder tool below or call 2-1-1 to get the bank or credit union that’s best for you. Or look for the Bank on San Francisco sign at a bank or credit union in your community. View list of participating institutions here.
2. ASK ABOUT OPENING AN ACCOUNT THROUGH BANK ON SAN FRANCISCOOur financial partners have created special accounts just for you. They’ll answer your questions and help you open the best one for your needs.
3. REMEMBER TO BRING IDYou don’t need a Social Security number, but you will need a passport, California ID, Mexican Matricula card, or Guatemalan Consular identification card. And most banks will request a second form of ID, not including cell phone bills. View list of accepted IDs.
4. OPEN YOUR NEW ACCOUNTSomeone at the bank or credit union will walk you through the entire process. They can even connect you to free money management training classes to help you get the most from your new account.