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A Classic Checking is a basic account ideal for everyday use. Opening a Classic Checking you will have 24/7 access to your account through the Online and Mobile Banking. You will also receive a BB Americas Visa® Debit Card and have access to up to 40,000 fee-free ATMs nationwide.

Available for U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents.

Account Details:

  • Easily manage your account online
  • Unlimited checking transactions
  • FDIC Insured

Minimum Initial Deposit:

  • $100

Schedule of Fees

Choose to open your account:

Online¹
Open Now
At a Branch²
Find a Branch

Monthly Maintenance Fee:

$12 or $0*

*When you meet the below requirements:

  • Maintain a minimum account balance of $2,000.00 on each day of the statement cycle; or
  • Maintain a combined monthly average balance of $2,000.00 between linked accounts³ within the statement cycle; or
  • Set up a direct deposit from an ACH network to post to the account within the statement cycle.

BB Americas Bank Visa® Debit Card

BB Americas Bank Visa® Debit Card
  • $500 Daily withdrawal limit:
  • $1,500 Daily purchase limit:

Features⁴:

  • Online Banking Online Banking

    Have safe and easy access to your account(s) 24/7 on-the-go.

    View your account balance, pay bills, transfer funds and much more.

    Learn more.

  • Mobile Banking Mobile Banking

    Download our BB Americas Bank Mobile App on the Apple Store or Google Play (in the USA or Brazil) and have access to view your account balance, deposit checks, transfer money between your accounts and find the nearest ATM or Branch.

  • Online Bill Pay Online Bill Pay

    Pay and manage your bills with just a few clicks, by using the BB Americas Bank free online bill payment solution. You can receive due date reminders, view completed or pending payments, pay vendors and/or companies using our searchable data base.

    Some restrictions may apply. Bill Pay service is only available to clients who have a Social Security number, a U.S. address and a U.S. phone number listed on the account. Bill Pay may only be used for payments made to consumers and/or businesses located in the U.S..

  • Transfers Transfers

    Whether you need to transfer money between your own accounts or to friends and family accounts or to other financial institutions, we have got you covered.

    See our available transfers services.

  • Mobile Check Deposit Mobile Check Deposit

    BB Americas Bank Mobile App makes it easy and convenient for you to deposit checks from your smartphone. That means no more visits to the ATM or branch.

  • Send Transfers to Brazil Send Transfers to Brazil

    Send Money to BB S.A. Accounts in Brazil from your BB Americas Bank account fee-free. It’s easy and secure. Learn more.

  • Access to fee-free ATMs nationwide Access to fee-free ATMs nationwide

    BB Americas Bank is affiliated with some of the largest ATM Networks in the US. Find an ATM or Branch from anywhere your day takes you using BB Americas Bank mobile app. It is the easiest way to connect with our ATM network on the go. Find your closest ATM, here.

Here is what you need to open a Classic Checking:

  • Social Security Number Social Security Number
  • Driver's License Driver's License
  • Valid Proof of U.S. Address Valid Proof of U.S. Address
  • Initial Deposit Initial Deposit

Choose to open your account:

Online¹ Open now
At a branch² Find a branch

¹Account offered only to individuals who possess a Social Security Number and a US address, who open the account online. This account does not issue checks. This account only offers e-statements. You must enroll in Online Banking within 30 days after the account is opened.
²Account offered only to individuals who possess a Social Security Number and a US address, who open the account at a local branch. This account only offers e-statements. You must enroll in Online Banking within 30 days after the account is opened.
³Qualified linked accounts include Checking, Money Market, Savings, CD and CD Individual Retirement Accounts (CD IRA) under the same banking relationship.
Mobile Banking: To access the BB Americas Bank Mobile App you must have a smartphone with access to an app store in the US or in Brazil. Mobile messages and data rates may apply.
Online Bill Pay: Some restrictions may apply. Bill Pay service is only available to clients who have a Social Security number, a U.S. address and a U.S. phone number listed on the account. Bill Pay may only be used for payments made to consumers and/or businesses located in the U.S..
Mobile Check Deposit: Customer must be enrolled in BB Americas Bank Online Banking. Maximum deposit dollar limit of $5,000.00 within a 5 business day period. If the total sum of multiple mobile check deposits within 5 business days exceeds the allowed deposit maximum of $5,000.00, exceeding amount will be made available in increments of up to $5,000.00 every 5 business days.
Total deposit will be made available on the next business day after the day of deposit, if made prior to the cut-off time. The bank’s cut-off time is 4:00 p.m. EST. Deposits made on a weekend, federal holidays or after the 4:00 pm EST cut-off time will be processed on the following business day. Mobile deposit is only available on iPhone or Android mobile devices with picture capabilities. Mobile message and data rates may apply. Please speak to a BB Americas Bank representative and/or refer to BB Americas Mobile Banking Terms and Conditions for more information.
Send Transfers to Brazil: Transfers must be made from a BB Americas Bank consumer Checking or Money Market account to a Banco do Brasil S.A. consumer account. A valid CPF is required for the beneficiary in Brazil. *Money Market account: By Regulation this account is limited to 6 transactions per statement cycle. If you exceed the transaction limitations, your account will be charged a fee of $15.00 per excessive debit transaction. If you continue to exceed transaction limitations more than three (3) times within a 12 month rolling period will be notified by the Bank and the account will be closed or converted to a Checking Account. Your account may no longer earn interest.
Limits: Minimum Amount US$15; Maximum Daily Limit: Maximum equivalent to R$9.999,99; Monthly Maximum Amount: US$50,000.
ATMs: Visit www.bbamericas.com to find a BB Americas Bank surcharge-free ATM.