Having a problem open a U.S. bank account? Discover how to open a Bank Account in the USA as a Non-US Resident or tourist.
The short answer is that some banks allow you to open a bank account with an ITIN.
Even if you don’t have a social security number (SSN) you’re still able to open a checking account.
If you don’t have an ITIN yet contact me so I can help you have your ITIN within 5 weeks.
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Items to Bring to a Bank to Open a Checking Account
To prepare for your appointment, make sure that you have the following:
- Proof of Name and Date of Birth: Acceptable documents include your passport, your driver’s license, or birth certificate.
- Proof of US Residence: Acceptable documents include your utility bill or lease agreement.
- Proof of Identification Number: Acceptable documents include your ITIN or foreign passport number.
Keep in mind, each bank has different requirements for opening a bank account with an ITIN.
Wondering if Illegal immigrants can use an ITIN to open a US bank account.
Illegal immigrants can use an ITIN to open a US bank account!
If you don’t have an ITIN yet, read this guide on how you can have an ITIN in five weeks or less.
Once you have received your ITIN, you can open your bank account.
Need assistance applying for an ITIN contact me here.
Why Should I Apply for a US Bank Account as An Illegal Immigrant?
A US bank account protects your money, allows you to have a savings safety net, and helps you establish a financial footprint.
Most importantly, it will allow you to pay taxes, which works in your favor if you plan to become a legal resident.
What You Need to Know About Opening a US Bank Account
Be prepared to have to do more than a citizen to open your US bank account.