Valley First

Business Account Requirements

Interested in opening a business account? We can help make it easier by letting you know what you'll need to bring to your appointment with us. Getting approved is quick and simple!

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Account Opening Checklist

Depending on what type of business you have, you'll need to bring the items checked off in the table below.

  Sole Ownership Partnership Corporation
Two pieces of ID*

Trade/Business Name Registration
(if applicable)

Partnership Agreement**

Certificate of Incorporation /
Notice of Articles

*Valid identification (one with photo) must be provided for each signor
**Partnership agreement or similar confirmation of the existence of the business


If you have a different type of business than the options we've mentioned above, that's fine. We can open an account for any type of business—just contact us to find out what you'll need to bring to open your account.


*Rate subject to change without notice. Some conditions apply.

Ready to apply? Opening an account with us is easy!


Contact us online to apply for a new business account—our approval process is quick and simple.

In Person

If you're more comfortable coming in to see us, we'd be happy to open a new business account for you or make changes to your existing account with us.

By Phone

If you’d like to call us, here is a complete list of our branch and insurance office numbers.