UMB Checking Accounts

Open a checking account online today

UMB has convenient checking accounts so you can focus less on your to-do list and more on your bucket list.

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Online access

Quickly and easily manage your UMB checking account with Online Banking and the UMB Mobile Banking app.*

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Exceptional service

UMB’s one-on-one financial coaching can help you get the most from your banking experience.

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Banking built for you

Mobile banking, phone banking, bill pay, Apple Pay and more – bank however you want to bank with UMB.*

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*Some restrictions may apply. See the UMB Online Banking Agreement and the UMB Mobile Remote Deposit Terms and Conditions for more information. Consult your mobile carrier about applicable data usage or SMS charges.

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UMB SELECT CHECKING® ¹

UMB VALUE CHECKING® ¹

UMB FREE CHECKING ¹

Is it right for you?

Minimum Opening Deposit

Check Features

Monthly Service Fee

Monthly Service Fee Waiver Options

Ways to Waive Monthly Service Fee (Must satisfy one of these conditions each monthly service charge cycle)

Cashier's Checks Included

Money Orders Included

Special Loan Rates and Loan Fee Discounts³

Interest Paid on Balance

Paper Statements

Visa® Debit Card Included

UMB ATM Withdrawals

Non-UMB ATM Withdrawals⁴

Online Rates

UMB SELECT CHECKING® ¹

The perfect checking account to manage broader financial needs through preferred rates and discounts.

$1,000

No fee for Exclusive checks or 50% discount on non-Exclusive checks ordered through UMB’s preferred check vendor2

$20

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  • $5,000 average collected balance in this account
  • $10,000 in combined deposit balances
  • $25,000 in combined deposit and loan balances
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Included

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No fee

No UMB fee

UMB VALUE CHECKING® ¹

A checking account option with additional features to fuel financial growth.

$100

30% discount on non-Exclusive checks ordered through UMB’s preferred check vendor2

$8

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  • $1,500 average collected balance in this account
  • $3,000 in combined deposit balances
  • A single direct deposit of $250 or more
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Included

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No fee

3 with no UMB fee; $2 each thereafter

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UMB FREE CHECKING ¹

A checking account to help you manage your everyday finances.

$10

No fee

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Included

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No fee

$2 each

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GET STARTED AND SEE YOUR SAVINGS GROW!

5.20% APY*
5-MONTH TIME DEPOSIT ACCOUNT

ON NEW ACCOUNT BALANCES OF $5,000 OR MORE

4.30% APY*
UMB RETAIL MONEY MARKET ACCOUNT

ON NEW ACCOUNT BALANCES OF $10,000 OR MORE

*TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY

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All Accounts Include

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Convenient online account management
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24-hour service and support
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One-on-one financial review and assistance
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Unlimited deposits and withdrawals
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Mobile app with mobile check deposit
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No fee for UMB ATM withdrawals
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Banking alerts
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Online bill pay
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Overdraft protection available
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Automatic transfers
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Direct deposit
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Visa® debit card included

Online Banking Features

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Online Bill Pay

With online banking, you can pay bills electronically from your UMB checking account to people and businesses across the U.S. Log in to your UMB online banking account to get started.

  • One-time and recurring payments
  • Schedule payments for a future date
  • Review the due date and process time for payments
  • Convenient and quick payee set up
  • View payment history

Online Debit Card Management and Control

Choose how and where your checking debit card is used with self-service card management and card controls. Through UMB Online Banking and the UMB Mobile Banking app, you can:

  • Restrict card use
  • Set automated alerts
  • Enable/disable cards
  • And much more
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UMB digital wallet

Digital wallet

UMB's accounts work seamlessly with the latest digital wallet technology, including Google Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Garmin Pay and Fitbit Pay.

Carry your credit card, debit card, gift cards and membership cards all within your device and pay with just a tap.

View the Digital Wallet Terms and Conditions
UMB direct deposit

Direct deposit

With direct deposit, you can have the convenience and security of your funds being automatically deposited into your checking account without paper checks or extra trips to the ATM. To set up direct deposit, your employer or other income source will provide the necessary paperwork, and you will need your Social Security number and UMB's routing number - 101000695.

UMB online bill pay

Online bill pay

With online banking, you can pay bills electronically from your UMB checking account to people and businesses across the U.S. Log in to your UMB online banking account to get started.

  • One-time and recurring payments
  • Schedule payments for a future date
  • Review the due date and process time for payments
  • Convenient and quick payee set up
  • View payment history

Overdraft Protection Services

TotalCheck Line of Credit Overdraft Protection*

Your activated TotalCheck Overdraft Protection account operates similarly to a credit card, with a pre-authorized credit limit and an annual percentage rate. TotalCheck Overdraft Protection advances are for the exact amount that the account is overdrawn, bringing the account to a $0 available balance. Subject to credit approval.

*Please see service terms and conditions for more information about the Overdraft Protection service.

Credit Card Overdraft Protection*

UMB offers Credit Card Overdraft Protection for individuals who have been approved for a UMB credit card and wish to authorize funds to be made available in their checking account up to their available credit limit. Credit Card Overdraft Protection advances occur in $100 increments, up to available credit limit.  If available credit limit is less than $100, the available amount will be advanced. Subject to credit approval.

*Please see service terms and conditions for more information about the Overdraft Protection service.

Account-to-Account Transfer Overdraft Protection*

UMB offers Account-to-Account Transfer Overdraft Protection for customers with multiple UMB deposit accounts. If your checking account becomes overdrawn, available balances in your designated savings or money market account will be used to cover the overdraft items.

*Please see service terms and conditions for more information about the Overdraft Protection service.

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FAQs

Questions about your Checking Account? UMB has answers.

    Finding the right checking account is all about the features you want. Look for features that make accessing your money easier, whether it’s online banking, ATM and branch locations, or special services like money orders and Cashier’s Checks.

    Your checking account number is at the bottom of a personal check. It’s usually the longest number (typically 10-12 digits) printed in a series of numbers.

    Look at this example from a UMB personal checking account. Here, the UMB account number is third in the series at the bottom: bank routing number, check number, account number.

    How to find the account number on a check

    Usually, opening a checking account does not affect your credit score. A bank might look at your credit report when you apply to open a bank account. But this is typically a “soft inquiry,” which doesn’t impact your credit score.

    If a bank uses a “hard inquiry” to review your credit report, the negative impact to your credit score is still relatively low. Here’s more helpful information on understanding your credit score.

    Here are a few things you’ll need to open a personal checking account:

    1. A state-issued ID, driver’s license or learner’s permit. If you do not have these forms of identification, please contact a nearby UMB branch for more information about forms of identification accepted in branch.
    2. Basic personal information, including your birthdate, Social Security Number (SSN) or Tax ID Number (TIN), address and phone number.
    3. An initial deposit may be required to open the account. Banks usually offer a variety of checking account options with different requirements for initial deposits.

    In some situations, you might also need:

    1. IDs and personal information for other applicants if you want to open a joint account. A joint account is owned by multiple people, so a bank requires information from anyone sharing the account.
    2. A co-owner or co-signer if you are younger than 18. A parent or legal guardian will need to sign legal documents for the bank.

    Yes, you can open a checking account online. Most banks provide a simple and secure online bank account application process. To open a UMB account online, you must:

    1. Be at least 18 years old.
    2. Be a U.S. citizen or resident alien.
    3. Live in Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma or Texas.
    4. Have a state ID, driver’s license or learner’s permit.

    You can get started with UMB today. It takes just a few minutes to apply for and open a UMB personal checking account.

    Checking your account balance regularly is a great way to track your spending habits and financial goals. Here’s how to check your UMB account balance:

    1. Download the UMB mobile banking app for on-the-go account access.
    2. Visit umb.com/onlinebanking. To register for online banking, you’ll need your account number and personal information.
    3. Call 800.860.4UMB (4862) to hear your account balance or speak to a representative at the UMB Service Center. You’ll need to activate your direct banking access the first time you call.
    4. Stop by the nearest UMB branch or ATM. Have your ID with you, and a UMB personal banker will be happy to help you at a branch. You can also check account balances using your UMB card and PIN at an ATM.
    5. Enroll in paperless statements through UMB Online Banking to have account statements conveniently emailed to you.

    Yes, certain checking accounts can earn interest. Interest-bearing checking accounts usually require a higher minimum opening deposit. Banks often offer fee waivers if you make larger initial deposits or maintain higher balances.

    If you’d like to earn interest on your account at UMB, consider opening a UMB Select Checking account. This account type also offers access to special loan rate discounts.

    If an interest-bearing checking account isn’t right for you, we also offer UMB Value Checking and UMB Free Checking. Find the best fit for you by comparing UMB personal checking account options.

    To reorder checks for your UMB account, you can:

    Download or view your deposit account agreement.

    1. Should the checking account be closed or transferred to a nonqualifying product, standard fees will apply.
    2. Shipping charges may apply.
    3. Subject to credit and collateral approval. Restrictions apply.
    4. The institution that owns the non-UMB Bank ATM may also charge an access fee, which cannot be refunded.

    Review checking account details in our comparison table. If you need assistance, have a UMB banker contact you.

    To open an account online, you must:

    • be 18 years old or older
    • be a U.S. citizen or U.S. resident alien
    • live in one of the following states: Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas
    • have a state ID, driver’s license, or learner’s permit. If you do not have these forms of identification, please contact a nearby branch for more information about forms of identification accepted in branch.