Switching Banks Doesn’t Have to be a Hassle!
At Farmers State Bank, we offer modern banking conveniences while providing an individualized customer experience. Our knowledgeable team is available to guide you through every step of the switching process.
Steps to Switch
Open Your New Farmers State Bank Account
Meet with a customer service representative at any branch to open an account
Please bring two forms of identification.
Examples include driver’s license, passport, US government ID, US military ID, Social Security Card, Birth Certificate, Alien Registration Card, etc.
Transfer Your Direct Deposits
Complete the Direct Deposit Change Request Form
This authorizes the transfer of your direct deposit from your current financial institution to your new Farmers State Bank account.
Share the completed form with any company that you have automatic payments set up for.
Please note, depending on the organization, you may have to fill out a separate form to complete the direct deposit change request.
- Payroll Department
- Retirement Company or Pension Payment Company
- UDSA- Farm Service Agency
- Tax Refunds
- Social Security Administration
For Social Security Deposit, call the Social Security Administration Direct Deposit Department at 1- 800- 772- 1213 or sign up online at ssa.gov/deposit/
Transfer Your Automatic Payments
Complete the Automatic Withdrawal Transfer Form
This advises current payees to discontinue automatic payments from your existing account and establish automatic payment deductions from your new Farmers State Bank account.
Share the completed form with any company that you have automatic payments set up for, such as:
- Mortgage or Rent
- Insurance Companies (home, auto, life, etc.)
- Cable/Subscription Services (Netflix, Hulu, etc.)
- Credit Card(s)
- Student Loans
- Tax Payments
Many companies allow you to make this change to your account online.