Online account opening

  • What type of accounts can I open online?

    Accounts available online are Online Checking and Online Savings. Amalgamated Bank provides a variety of accounts. Please refer to our website to review all products.

  • What is the minimum balance I need to deposit? What are the monthly fees?

    Please refer to the bank’s Terms and Conditions. Account Opening Disclosures.

  • How long will it take to receive my ATM/Debit Card?

    You will receive your Debit or ATM Card within ten business days after we have approved your application and opened your account.

  • Can I save my application and finish it later?

    Yes. During the account opening process, you will have the option to save your applications by selecting the “Save for Later or Cancel” button. An application number will appear at the top of the page, and the bank will send you an email with a link to finalize your account. When you click on the link “Finalize your application”, a new window will open with your application number. You will need to input your social security number and date of birth; this information will provide access to complete your application. If you need help along the way, you can call us at 800-662-0860.

  • What if I do not have any of the pieces of identification on your list?

    If you do not have any of the identification documents we have requested, you may still be able to open an account at one of our branches. Before you come to see us, please call the branch where you plan to open your account or contact our call center at 800-662-0860 to discuss the identification documentation you are missing prior to visiting us at a branch.

  • What is an ownership type?

    An ownership type indicates whether an account has one signer (an individual account) or two signers (a joint account), and whether or not a beneficiary has been designated. If you are opening a Checking account, you cannot designate a beneficiary.

  • Do I have to be a union member to bank with Amalgamated?

    No, you do not have to be a member of a union to bank with us.