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New to banking in the U.S.? We’ve got you covered.

At Bank of America, we’re committed to helping you make a smooth transition to banking here in the U.S. We have the solutions, tools and expertise to help you through every stage of your financial life, from opening a new bank account to achieving new financial goals.

Start your new banking relationship today

Bank of America Advantage Banking gives you the flexibility you deserve with distinct accounts to help meet you wherever you are in your journey. Enjoy access to our wide range of banking tools and services like Online Banking, our Mobile Banking appfootnote1, debit cards and digital wallets.

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Bank of America Advantage SafeBalance Banking®

Bank of America Advantage SafeBalance Banking®

Enjoy simple banking with an easy-to-use experience that lets you focus on the basics.

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Bank of America Advantage Plus Banking®

Bank of America Advantage Plus Banking®

If you’re looking for flexible banking, Advantage Plus has options and features to help you meet your needs.

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Bank of America Advantage Relationship Banking®

Bank of America Advantage Relationship Banking®

Enjoy comprehensive banking to make the most of your banking relationship.

Bank simply and conveniently on your own schedule

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• Mobilefootnote1 and Online Banking give you secure access to your accounts from almost anywhere so you can bank with confidence on your schedule to accomplish more.

• International wire transfers made easy
Send domestic and international wire transfers in 140+ currencies to over 200 countries. $0 outbound wire transfer fee if sent in foreign currency.footnote2

• Send money fast and free with Zelle® in our app
Easily send and receive money with friends and family directly between accounts, no matter where they bank in the U.S.footnote3

Choose the path for your financial journey in the U.S.

Whether you’re coming to the U.S. for a new job, a new home or a new school, we can provide you with the financial solutions you need to make a strong start. Choose the path that best fits your situation.

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New to the U.S.? Open a bank account now.

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Open a bank account as an international student

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Make your appointment today

Have you completed your three easy steps to open a checking account? Once you’ve confirmed your eligibility and collected your required documents, you can meet with a specialist at one of our many financial centers.

Ready to help you in your language

Whether or not you speak English proficiently, Bank of America is ready to provide advice and guidance to meet your financial needs. We have language interpretation services that allow us to assist you in over 206 languages. Simply visit your nearest financial center and request interpretation services for the language you’re most comfortable speaking. It’s part of our commitment to help you build a strong financial foundation.