Checking FAQ | Checking Account Questions | Santander Bank - Santander
Frequently Asked Checking Account Questions
While there is no fee to open a checking account, you will need to make an initial deposit. The minimum opening deposit varies from $10 to $25, depending on the account.
You must be 18 to open a checking account on your own, or you can open a checking account between the ages of 14 and 18 with a legal guardian as a co-owner.