Switch Kit

Switching your business account(s) to the Farmers & Merchants Bank of Kendall is easy and painless with our convenient switch kit.  Simply follow the step-by-step instructions below and start discovering how pleasant a hometown community bank experience can be.

Step 1:  Opening Your New Farmers & Merchants Bank of Kendall Account(s)

To open your new account(s), simply stop by one of our branch locations and speak to a banking representative.  Please remember to bring in your Social Security Card and/or Tax Identification Number, a current government-issued photo ID and another form of identification.  Please contact the bank to find out what other documentation is required to open a business account.

Step 2:  Stop Using Your Old Accounts

Once your new Farmers & Merchants Bank of Kendall account(s) are open, you can stop using the accounts at your old bank.  Be sure you have enough funds in your accounts to cover any outstanding checks or automatic payments.

Step 3:  Switch Any Direct Deposits or Automatic Payments

Once your accounts are opened, you will need to contact businesses who may initiate automatic deposits or withdrawals to/from your Farmers & Merchants Bank of Kendall account. 

Step 4:  Close Your Old Bank Accounts

Be sure all of your outstanding checks have cleared, and be sure any direct deposits and automatic payment drafts have been properly switched to your new Farmers & Merchants Bank of Kendall account.  Once this is done, you can visit your current bank to close out your accounts and transfer any remaining balances. 

That’s it!  It’s really that simple!  Please allow up to 4 weeks for the transfers to take place.  We will work with you every step of the way to ensure a smooth and simple transition to your new Farmers & Merchants Bank of Kendall account.