To open your non-personal or business account, you may be asked to provide copies of certain business documents.  Following are examples of information banks must gather and/or retain and the types of documents that may meet the requirements.

Documents to verify the existence of your entity:

  • Certified Articles of Incorporation
  • Partnership Agreement
  • Trust Certification
  • Certificate of Good Standing from the Kansas Secretary of State
  • Government Issued Business License
  • Letters Testamentary
  • Tax Return

Documents to designate the approved signers of the account:

  • Resolution – the bank can provide this form
  • Copies of Board Minutes
  • Trust Certification
  • Court Documents

Identifying information and documents for the individual opening the account and authorized signers:

  • Name, Address, Date of Birth, and Social Security Number
  • Government Issued Photo Identification (Driver’s License, Passport, State ID, etc.)
  • Secondary Identification

Bank Secrecy Act Requirement for Business Accounts

Last Updated: April 17, 2018