$250 opening bonus ~ Bank of the West Any Deposit Checking

They have increased the opening bonus this year. This one should be a easy deal for all working people.


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  • 9/13/2019
  • 12/6/2019
  • 2/28/2020
  • 10/30/2020
  • 12/4/2020
  • 2/19/2021
  • 4/2/2021
  • 7/31/2021
  • 9/24/2021
  • 11/5/2021


  • Receive $1000+ direct deposits for three consecutive months by 11/5/2021


Requirements to Receive the $250 Bonus:

Apply for a new, qualifying consumer checking account with a promotion code between 09/27/2021 and 11/05/2021. Account must be opened online at www.bankofthewest.com/checkingbonus or in a branch. The checking account must be opened by 11/19/2021. Qualifying checking accounts are consumer checking accounts, excluding UCB Student Checking and Bank of the West Premier Checking accounts.

Customer must make qualifying direct deposits totaling $1,000 or more, monthly for three consecutive calendar months by 03/31/2022 to the new checking account. One or more separate direct deposits in a single calendar month that add up to $1,000 qualify. Fulfillment of the offer requirements is based on calendar months which may not coincide with statement cycles. For example: if the checking account is opened in September, then sequential direct deposits made in September, October and November; or October, November and December; or November, December and January; or December, January and February; or January, February and March would each qualify.

A qualifying direct deposit must be payroll, Social Security, pension or other government benefits. Non-qualifying direct deposits include transfers from Bank of the West or Bank of the West affiliate accounts, credits from Bank of the West, ACH bank-to-bank transfers, person-to-person transfers using a mobile payments service such as Zelle, or deposits made at a branch or ATM. Qualifying direct deposits must be funds new to the Bank. All deposits must be posted by 03/31/2022.

Bonus Limitations

  • Offer is not available to existing Bank of the West customers with an open consumer checking account as of 09/26/2021.
  • An individual can receive only one consumer checking account opening related bonus between 04/01/2021 and 04/28/2022.
  • Only one new checking bonus can be applied to a checking account.
  • Only one individual per residential address is eligible for this bonus offer.
  • Bank of the West Checking account must be in open status and have a positive balance greater than $0 as of 03/31/2022 to be eligible to receive the bonus.
  • Bonus will be credited by 04/29/2022 to the new, open Bank of the West Checking account. Account must be in open status to receive the bonus.
  • Promotion code required at account opening.
  • Offer does not apply to second or multiple checking accounts.