Business Account Document Checklist

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Based on the structure of your business, the following documentation will be required to open your account.

Sole Proprietorship

  • Sole Proprietor Checklist
  • Fictitious business name statement (if any)
  • Complete certification by sole proprietorship (on business signature card
  • Business Taxpayer ID Number (can be owner’s EIN or SSN)
  • U.S. federal or state-issued unexpired ID for any authorized signer(s)

Limited Partnership

  • Partnership Checklist
  • Certificate of Limited Partnership
  • Fictitious business name statement (if any)
  • Complete certification by limited partnership (on business signature card)
  • Business Taxpayer ID number (can be owner’s EIN or SSN)
  • U.S. federal or state-issued unexpired ID for any authorized signer(s)

Limited Liability Partnership

  • LLP registration
  • Fictitious business name statement (if any)
  • Complete resolution by limited liability partnership (on business signature card)
  • Business Taxpayer ID number (can be owner’s EIN or SSN)
  • U.S federal or state-issued ID for any authorized signer(s)

Corporation

  • Corporation Checklist
  • Articles of incorporation
  • If Homeowners Association (HOA), ask for Statement of Common Interest Development Association
  • Fictitious business name statement (if any)
  • Resolution by corporation (on business signature card)
    • Business Taxpayer ID number (can be owner’s EIN or SSN)
    • U.S. federal or state-issued unexpired ID for any authorized signers
    • If corporation has non-profit status, ask for Determination Letter

Limited Liability Company

  • Limited Liability Company Checklist
  • Articles of organization
  • Fictitious business name statement (if any)
  • Resolution by LLC (on business signature card)
  • Business Taxpayer ID number (can be owner’s EIN or SSN)
  • U.S. federal or state-issued ID for any authorized signer(s)

Unincorporated Association

  • Associated Checklist
  • Registration of unincorporated non-profit association (if any)
  • If Home Owners Association (HOA), ask for Statement of Common Interest Development Association
  • Fictitious business name statement (if any)
  • Business Taxpayer ID number (can be owner’s EIN or SSN)
  • U.S. federal or state-issued ID for authorized signer(s)
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