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Start your banking today! Follow our simple step-by-step process.

If there is anything that can save a little more time, we are all for it. Opening an account is fast, easy, secure and can be done right from your computer or mobile phone. 

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We currently do not offer Online Account Opening for Business relationships  or accounts for minors. If you would like to open one of these accounts, please call or stop by any of our local Northwest Bank locations.

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To apply online, you must be 18 or older, a U.S. citizen or resident alien, and have a U.S. address within the states of Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota or South Dakota. You also need a Social Security Number and U.S. driver's license or state-issued ID. 

* $100 Cash Deposit: Not available with any other cash back offer. Cash incentive is only available when you meet with a Northwest Bank Personal Banker and select 4 new products or services from the available list. Northwest Bank qualifying checking account is required. Qualifying accounts include Compass Free, Compass Digital, Compass Cash, Compass Rewards and Compass Relationship. The $100 incentive received is required to be deposited into your Northwest Bank qualified checking account. If you received the $100 bonus offer as a result of opening a new checking account, see below details on minimum balance to open, Annual Percentage Yield (APY), and minimum requirements to acquire APY. Additional details available upon request.

Qualifying Checking Accounts: Compass Free, Compass Digital, and Compass Cash: APY of 0%. Minimum balance to open is $10. Compass Relationship: APY of .70% on balances up to $49,999.99. APY of .80% on balances of $50,000-$99,999.99. APY of .95% on balances of $100,000 or more. APY higher on higher balances. Minimum balance to open is $10. You must maintain a total customer relationship (deposits and loans) of at least $50,000 to qualify for this account. Compass Rewards: APY of 3.30% on qualifying balances up to $25,000. APY on qualifying balances above $25,000 is .05% or on nonqualifying balances is .01%. Higher balances have lower APY. To achieve qualifying balances, you must receive e-statements and do the following during each statement cycle: access online banking or mobile banking at least one time and make 12 or more debit card purchases. Minimum balance to open is $10.

Apply For A Loan Online

Talk about convenience, you can now complete an application for a Vehicle Loan, Home Equity Line of Credit, Home Equity Loan and Personal Loan anytime! 

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