Thank you for your interest in opening an account at Mechanics Bank.1 Please follow the instructions below and contact us if you have any questions or would like to open accounts not listed here. We thank you for your interest in Mechanics Bank.

To get started you will need:

  • State Driver’s License or State ID Card*
  • Social Security Number
  • Current email address and home address
  • Beneficiary Information (you may choose to assign a beneficiary any time after account opening)

The following types of accounts can be opened online:

Personal Checking Accounts 
Personal Savings Accounts 
Certificate of Deposits 

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When you submit your application online, a Client Services Representative will contact you within 2 to 3 business days regarding the status of your application. If at any time you have questions, please contact our Client Service Center at 800-797-6324.


1 Your account will be opened once you submit your application. Account opening is subject to approval. You will be notified of your application status within 2 to 3 business days of submitting online.

* Please visit one of our offices if you have Identification other than a Driver’s License or State ID, for example a passport or Military ID.

To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account. What this means for you: When you open an account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask to see your driver’s license or other identifying documents.

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