Change is Good.
Switch your accounts to First Southern State Bank in 3 easy steps!
First Southern State Bank has made moving your accounts fast and convenient with our Switch Kit. All of the letters and forms you will need to make this transition as easy as possible are provided here. Just print and mail the letters to the appropriate companies and/or individuals.
3 Easy Steps to Switch
- Open an account. You can apply online or you can download a print application and bring it to any of our branch locations.
- Download and mail all the necessary forms below and print the checklist to mark your progress.
- Close your account at your old financial institution. Verify that all checks, card transaction, and scheduled bill payments have cleared your old checking account.
Switch Kit ChecklistPrint the checklist
Check off boxes on printed copy as you complete items.
Send written notices to companies with which you have direct deposit (employer, government deposits, pension, transfers from other financial institutions, investment dividends, child support or court-issued deposits, etc.) notifying them that you want to switch your direct deposits to your new account at First Southern State Bank.
Send written notice to set up direct deposits with any new companies or individuals.
To change Social Security deposits, visit: www.ssa.gov/deposit/howtosign.htm
Or call the Social Security Administration at:
1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778)
First Southern State Bank Routing/Transit number: 062202477
Send written notices to companies who automatically take payments from your checking account (utilities, mortgage, insurance, brokerage, credit cards, internet service providers, transfers to other banks, child support or court issued payments, etc.) notifying them that you are closing the account.
Send this form to companies notifying them that you want to transfer existing automatic payments from your previous financial institution to First Southern State Bank.
Verify that your direct deposits and automatic payments have begun posting to your new First Southern State Bank.
Send written notice to your old financial institution informing them you are closing your account.
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