Checking

Benefits

  • A Visa EMV Chip Debit Card
  • No-cost nationwide access to over 29,000 ATMs
  • Up to 5 free ATM transactions per month (except for Access Account holders)
  • Complimentary overdraft protection
  • Online and Mobile banking

Join in 3 Steps

  1. Select Your Eligibility
  2. Select Checking Product
  3. Review and Finish Application

Types of Checking Accounts

Basic Checking

  • No minimum deposit required for opening
  • No monthly maintenance fee
  • No minimum monthly balance
  • Account accessible through online banking
  • ATM/Debit Card provided
  • Access to 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs and CO-OP Shared Branch Centers across the U.S. and Canada
  • Branch and telephone service access check writing
  • Bill Pay
  • ATM and mobile deposits
  • Complimentary Overdraft Transfer Protection: you can set up funds to automatically transfer from your savings account to your free checking account to cover overdraft transactions at no cost!
  • Privilege Pay: At our discretion, if you don’t have enough money in your checking account, the Credit Union can pay a bill, for a fee.


Access Checking: (2nd Chance Checking)

  • No minimum deposit required for opening
  • No monthly maintenance fee
  • No minimum monthly balance
  • Account accessible through online banking
  • ATM/Debit Card provided
  • Access to 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs and CO-OP Shared Branch Centers across the U.S. and Canada
  • Branch and telephone service access

Limitations: Access Checking does not offer:

  • Check writing
  • Bill Pay
  • ATM and mobile deposits
  • Privilege Pay

HSA Checking: (for individuals and families covered by HDHPs)

  • Variable Rate
  • No monthly service fee
  • Tax-free dividends paid monthly
  • Contribution Limitations
  • Tax deductible for qualified HSA Contributions
  • Withdrawals for qualified expenses are tax free
  • HSA assets may be used as part of retirement (age 65)
  • Upon Death, HSA assets may become the property of a beneficiary. A spouse may treat the assets as his/her own HSA, while non-spouse beneficiaries must treat as ordinary income.

Checking Account Features From San Francisco Federal Credit Union

No monthly checking maintenance fees

No Monthly Maintenance Fees

Why pay for a checking account? It’s your money. Keep it!

No minimum balance required

No Minimum Monthly Balance Requirement

We don’t believe in putting restrictions on your account.

access to 30,000 atm's

Access to 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs

Enjoy CO-OP Shared Branch Centers across the U.S. and Canada.



Member discounts

Member Discounts

Earn rewards on travel, entertainment, and more just for being a member.

Online and Mobile banking app

Online & Mobile Banking

Enjoy on-the-go banking
whenever, wherever.

complimentary overdraft transfer protection

Complimentary Overdraft Transfer Protection

Set up funds to automatically transfer from your savings account to cover overdrafts at no cost!*

Enjoy Other Free Checking Account Benefits

  • Direct Deposit Available
  • Online Bill Pay
  • Free Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance
  • Discounts at select merchants!

Enjoy these benefits and more when you become a member! Learn more about our eligibility requirements.

Enjoy Other Free Checking Account Benefits

Making the right financial choices when swiping your debit card requires having the necessary tools and resources at your fingertips.

At San Francisco Federal Credit Union, we offer financial tips and guidance to ensure that you’re able to take full advantage of your debit card in the best possible way.


Checking FAQs

Does it cost anything to open a checking account?

Our checking accounts are free of charge to open.

What do I do if I lose my debt card?

San Francisco Federal Credit Union has a robust Member Information Security program that ensures adequate security is built into our platforms, which include the latest cutting-edge technology, internal processes and staff manpower. We take extensive measures to protect your personal information, and are constantly monitoring accounts for fraud and identity theft. We ensure ongoing compliance to industry required security frameworks to verify that our internal procedural operations have security built into them. If you believe you have been a victim of fraud please call us immediately at 415-775-5377.

What is my routing number?

321076441

How long does it take to receive my debt card and checks?

It takes 7 to 10 business days to receive both checks and debit cards.

Is there a minimum amount that I need to keep in the account?

No. Our checking account does not require a minimum daily balance.

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You can transfer funds through our amazing App (which you can download for your iPhone or Android), by calling our Service Center and transferring over the phone (415) 775-5377) or by coming into one of our convenient locations where one of our team members will process the transaction for you.

Contact Us for more information or call 415.775.5377


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