Switch to Free Checking

It’s easy to do and you’ll be glad you did!

Tired of rising fees and higher balance requirements from your bank checking account? Now’s the time to switch your checking to Alliant. You’ll enjoy checking that’s truly free1…without service fees. And, you can earn meaningful, rather than miniscule interest. To be eligible for Alliant Checking, you simply need to be an Alliant member or Join Alliant.

Use our convenient Checking Account Switch Kit.

Alliant Members
Open a checking account online by applying through Online Banking.
Once you login select "Open an Account" on the right side.

To apply by mail complete our paper application (PDF) and mail it back to Alliant.


Not a member?
Apply for membership online and you can open other products and types of accounts at the same time. You must meet the membership requirements, learn more.

Step 1 - Open your Alliant Checking Account
Stop using your old checking. Don’t close the account quite yet. Leave enough balance to cover checks you’ve written and any automatic withdrawals scheduled to occur.

Step 2 - Download our Checking Account Switch Kit (PDF)
Use our convenient forms to switch your automatic deposits and withdrawals to your new Alliant Checking Account, and request the closure of your old checking account.

If you have any questions or need assistance, visit one of our Branches or call 800-328-1935 (24/7) and press option 3

1. Alliant checking is free. However, if incurred, fees such as a stop payment or NSF fee will apply. Please refer to the Alliant Fee Schedule for a list of these types of fees. Fees may reduce the earnings on the account.

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