Switch Kit First State Bank of Porter

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Switch Kit

switch & see...it's easier than you think!

Joining us made easy…

At Porter Bank, our friendly staff is eager to go above and beyond to maintain a trustworthy and straightforward relationship with our customers. We know making the decision to switch banks can be challenging, but making the switch doesn’t have to be.


Start with our quick & easy Switch Kit Checklist:

  1. Don’t have a Porter Bank Account? Start here: Porter Bank Personal Checking Products
  2. Set up Direct Deposit
  3. Transfer Automatic Payments
  4. Don’t have Online Banking? Start here: Porter Bank Online & Mobile Banking
  5. Close your old account


Download Our Entire Switch Kit to help you make the switch. Switch & See the difference our bank can make today!


Frequently Asked Questions:
How long does take it for automatic payments to transition to my new Porter Bank account?

This depends on when the request was received by your service provider, most requests are processed within a few weeks.

How will I know that the request has been received and processed?

Watch your former bank accounts and your new Porter Bank account to ensure all auto payments and deposits have successfully transferred to your new Porter Bank account.

What if a service provider tries to pull an automatic payment from my closed former bank account?

Do not close your former bank account(s) until you’ve successfully confirmed that all of your automatic payments have been transferred to your new Porter Bank account.

How do I find the information needed to change a direct payment/deposit?

Directly contact your service provider(s) to collect or review any information in regard to your account.

How do I switch my Social Security direct deposit?

Please call 1-800-772-1213 or visit a Social Security Office for more information on Social Security benefits, and how to set up your direct deposit.



** To ensure that your information stays safe, please DO NOT email completed switch kits back to the bank**