FAQs

Opening a New Account

  1. We understand that your time is money, so we strive to make opening a business account with us as easy as possible. Please be prepared to provide the following information at the time of opening a business checking or savings account:

    • Personal I.D. for all account signers
    • Employment Identification Number (EIN) or Social Security Number (SSN)
    • Business Type Supporting Documentation
      • Sole Proprietor: Personal I.D. 
      • Single Member LLC: operating agreement, if available
      • LLC*: Articles of organization and operating agreement
      • Corporation*: Articles of incorporation/organization and board minutes
      • Government Entity or Unincorporated Association: Board minutes
      • Partnership*: Partnership agreement, if available

    *Active business registration with Secretary of State required

  2. Opening a personal checking or savings account with German American Bank is simple. Just bring the following information to one of our convenient banking offices.

    • Government-issued Identification (i.e. driver’s license)
    • U.S. Taxpayer Identification Number
    • U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien Status
    • Account information for accounts you would like to close at other banks and move to German American Bank.