Wells Fargo Open an Account Online

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If you are interested in Online banking but don’t have an account with Wells Fargo, you can create a Checking account which takes a couple of minutes. With a Checking account you can receive or send money, check balances, deposit checks, pay bills, transfer funds using your tablet or smartphone.


Information that you need to provide while opening a checking account with Wells Fargo-

  • Social security number
  • Valid ID (driver’s license, State ID, Matricula card)
  • Zip code

 Linking your Existing Wells Fargo Account Online

If you already have an account with Wells Fargo then you can to sign up to open your Wells Fargo Accounts Online.

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Open an Wells Fargo Account Online

Benefits of opening a Wells Fargo account online are that once you sign up to your Wells Fargo account, you can securely and conveniently manage your business and personal accounts online, and receive online only statement automatically for selected checking, savings, mortgage, home equity loan, home equity line, and trust and managed investment accounts.

Personal Information that you need to enter while signing up:-

  1. Social Security Number (SSN)
    Enter your valid 9-digit Social security number and in case you don’t have a Social security number then click on the option <I do not have an SSN>
  2. Account, Loan or ATM/Debit Card Number
    Enter your Wells Fargo account number/ loan number, or the number that’s printed on your Wells Fargo ATM/debit card. And in case this is your first experience with Wells Fargo click on <I do not have an account, loan or ATM/debit card number>.
  3. Email Address
    It’s compulsory to provide your email address so in case you don’t have an email ID, it is advisable to create one first. You can visit any internet service provider which offers free email service and create your email address.After you have signed up, you will receive a confirmation mail from the bank. You shall be provided with a Username and a secured password which you must remember while signing in.You are required to validate your email address so that you receive all the important information and notices about your Wells Fargo accounts.To validate your email address, you will receive an email message from the bank with the Subject line “Please Validate Your Email Address”. This email contains a unique 6-digit code that you will be required to enter to validate your email address.Remember you get 21 days from the time you enroll to validate your email address or your online account access will be canceled automatically.

It’s absolutely free to access your account information or make transfers online with your secure Wells Fargo Online session.

However, a monthly fee of $3 for unlimited access and transfers is applicable, if you choose to bank online with Quicken®.