Community Checking

Make your organization's money go further

Select your state to see details for your location.

Best if you

  • Are a small civic or nonprofit organization
  • Have low monthly checking activity
  • Need an affordable account with no monthly fees

Benefits

  • Receive a monthly deposit statement and free check safekeeping
  • Enjoy a free BB&T Business Debit Card that allows you to set spending limits on employee purchases and payments
  • Make business purchases convenient and rewarding with a BB&T small business credit card ,

Pricing

  • No monthly maintenance fees
  • No minimum balance requirements
  • No charge for coin or currency deposits

Convenient access

Enjoy around-the-clock access to your account.

  • Manage your account from any device through U by BB&T®
  • Call 800-BANK-BBT (800-226-5228) for unlimited automated account information
  • Withdraw and deposit money at any BB&T ATM

Order checks through Account Services

Ready to get started?

In person

Locate a branch.

What you'll need to open an account

Here's all the information you'll need to open your account online or in a branch. Please note: You'll need this information for each of your business owners, beneficial owners (25% stake or more), and authorized signers. Learn more about the requirements for opening a business account

For the organization

  • Federal Tax ID
  • Legal business name
  • "Doing business as" name, if applicable
  • Business incorporation details and issue date
  • State registrations, if applicable
  • Business address (both physical and mailing addresses)
  • Stock or ticker symbol, if publicly traded

For business owners

Opening your account at a branch? Before your visit, please complete the Beneficial Ownership Certification (PDF).

Opening your account online? You'll be able to enter the required information in your application.

Ready to get started?

Not convinced that Community Checking is right for you?

Select your state

Select your state for location-specific product information.

For a complete list of account fees, see our Business Services Pricing Guide (PDF).

See our Commercial Bank Services Agreement (PDF) for more information.

Learn more about your account, including fees and ways you can avoid them.

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    Business credit cards are subject to business type and credit approval.

  • 2

    BB&T Business Rewards is available only to BB&T Visa Business Credit Card clients with an aggregate company credit line of less than $100,000.

  • 3

    Fees from your mobile or data carrier may apply. A monthly service fee applies if you choose to access your online banking financial data through QuickBooks® or Quicken® Direct Connect.

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