Switch Kit Checklist
1. Open your Bank of Ripley account(s).
One of our friendly customer service representatives will help you choose the account that best suits your needs.
2. Stop using your old accounts.
Make sure you have sufficient funds to cover any outstanding checks and withdrawals. For your security, please destroy your unused checks, debit cards, and deposit slips.
3. Switch all Direct Deposits/Credits to Bank of Ripley.
We have all the forms you need to make this a simple switch. ** See List Below
4. Switch all automatic payments.
You will need to notify anyone who automatically debits your old account that you have moved to Bank of Ripley. We have the form to make the switch. ** See List Below
5. Close all your old accounts.
Now that you have moved all your accounts from your previous bank to Bank of Ripley, you can close them. Just be sure that all outstanding checks have cleared and no automatic debits are still set up with your old information.
** Some Suggested Direct Deposits and Debits
Dividends / Stock
Telephone / Cell Phone
Health / Fitness / Clubs
Safe Deposit Rent
Although we provide you with the forms, check with your employer and other direct deposit sources to make sure you do not have to submit any additional information. If you have Social Security Direct Deposit, you can call the Social Security Administration at 1-800-772-1213 or visit their website at www.ssa.gov/deposit/howtosign.htm as well.
You may want to maintain your previous account until you are sure the direct deposit is moved to your new Bank of Ripley account.