Exclusive coupon for new customers! Get $150*

Santander® Basic Checking

Looking for a simple account? Try Santander® Basic Checking.

  • Predictable fixed $3 monthly fee.
  • Unlimited check writing.

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New customers*, if you meet the terms and conditions and prefer to open your account in a branch, we can email you a coupon. Don't forget you'll need to bring this coupon with you when you sign up!

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Benefits of Banking with Us


  • Over 675 branches and 2,000 Santander ATMs across the Northeast, including many CVS/pharmacy® locations
  • 24/7 Online and Mobile Banking
  • Mobile Check Deposit
  • A Debit MasterCard® for your everyday, on-the-run purchases§
  • Easy, quick access to directly deposited funds


  • FDIC Insurance coverage up to applicable limits
  • Online Banking 100% guarantee against fraud when promptly reported§§
  • Real-Time Fraud Monitoring
  • Identity Theft Assistance Services


  • Toll-free number to speak to a Personal Banking Representative
  • Switch Services team to help if you're moving from another bank

§ Available for checking account customers.

§§ Please refer to the Online Banking Agreement for details on guarantees and your responsibilities for promptly reporting unauthorized transactions.

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Simply Right® Checking

Looking for ways to waive the Monthly Fee? Try new Simply Right® Checking.

  • $10 Monthly Fee is waived when you make any financial transaction that posts during the calendar month. Includes deposits, withdrawals, transfers or payments. Excludes fees, rebates or adjustments posted by Santander.
  • No minimum balance requirements to avoid the Monthly Fee.
  • Easy account access at thousands of ATMs, including many CVS/pharmacy® locations.
  • Convenient mobile tools to manage your account at home or on the go.

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Santander® Premier Plus Checking

Looking for a personalized account?
Try Santander® Premier Plus Checking.

  • Personal attention from a dedicated banker for everyday banking needs.
  • Tools and personalized guidance to manage all your finances.
  • Exclusive rates on deposits, discounts on loans, priority customer service and many no-fee features.
  • No charge to use other banks' domestic ATMs.1
  • Waive the $35 Monthly Fee with $6,000 in total direct deposits or $75,000 in combined balances in deposits** and investments held with Santander Investment Services during the service fee period.

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Need Help Switching Banks?

Santander Switch Services can help you set up stuff like direct deposits
and online bill payments. Let us help make switching easy!


So what are you waiting for?
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Conveniently located with over 675 branches and 2,000+ ATMs.

*Offer is not available to current or former Santander customers who opened a Santander checking account between 01/01/2016 - 12/31/2016 and cannot be combined with other offers. Eligible new account must be opened between 01/01/17 - 01/31/17. In order to receive the bonus, the account must remain open and in the eligible product type at the time of bonus payout. In addition, the account must have a positive balance at the time of bonus payment. Bonus is considered interest and will be reported to IRS on Form 1099-INT. If multiple accounts are opened with the same signer, only one account will be eligible for the bonus.

**Direct deposits include deposits made by your employer or a federal or state government agency or retirement benefits administrator and generally payments made by corporations or other organizations. They do not include deposits to your account that are made by an individual using online banking or an Internet payment provider such as PayPal.

1 Domestic ATMs are ATMs in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. ATM owner may charge a separate fee. 

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