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Start your banking today! Follow our simple step-by-step process.

If there is anything that can save a little more time, we are all for it. Opening an account is fast, easy, secure and can be done right from your computer or mobile phone. 


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We currently do not offer Online Account Opening for Health Savings Accounts, accounts for minors or Business relationships. If you would like to open one of these accounts, please call or stop by any of our local Northwest Bank locations.

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To apply online, you must be 18 or older, a U.S. citizen or resident alien, and have a U.S. address within the states of Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota or South Dakota. You also need a Social Security Number and U.S. driver's license or state-issued ID. 

*Not available with any other cash back offer. Cash incentive is only available when you meet with a Northwest Bank Personal Banker and select 4 new products or services from the available list. Northwest Bank checking account is required. The minimum opening balance of $10 is required to receive the bonus; bonus will be deposited into your Northwest Checking account within 7 business days of completing your banker meeting. If you received the $100 bonus offer as a result of opening a new checking account, your new checking account is subject to an early account closing fee of $50 (if you close your new account within 90 days of account opening). 0.00% APY effective 6/1/2019. Member FDIC.

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