Individuals can open a checking account with Regions Bank online at the bank's website, by phone or in-person at a local branch, states Regions Bank. The checking account application requires the individual's name, driver's license or state identification, contact information including email address, Social Security number and date of birth.
When opening an account, individuals must also make an initial deposit, states Regions Bank. The minimum initial deposit for Regions LifeGreen checking account is $50, for example. When applying for an account online, customers can use a credit or debit card, funds from another Regions account or money from a checking or savings account at another bank. Alternatively, customers can take their initial deposit to a branch location within nine days of submitting the account application.
Customers can locate a branch location where they can open an account in person using the Locations search option on the bank's website, states Regions Bank.
Regions Bank offers several types of checking accounts to best meet the needs of their customers. Each account has its own terms, conditions and fee schedules. Available checking accounts include LifeGreen checking for students, 62+ LifeGreen checking, LifeGreen e-account checking and LifeGreen preferred checking, states Regions Bank. Accounts include free online and mobile banking services.