Checking Switch Kit

We’ve taken the hassle out of moving your checking account from your old financial institution over to us with step-by-step instructions and simple-to-complete forms.

Open an Account

Three Convenient Ways to Open an Argent Checking Account

Log in to Online Banking and add Checking to your Account.

Stop by any Branch and we’ll do it all for you while you relax!

Call us at 804.748.9488 and we can open it over the phone.

Close Your Old Checking Account

Close the checking account at your other financial institution and stop using that account.  Make sure you allow time for outstanding checks and automatic payments to clear. Then complete the Request to Close Accounts Letter and mail it to your old financial institution.

Request to Close Account Letter

Change Your Direct Deposit

Change your direct deposit to Argent Credit Union by printing and completing the Direct Deposit Enrollment Form. Submit the form to your employer or any other company you want to automatically deposit funds into your Argent Account.  You will need our Routing Number – 251082233.

Direct Deposit Enrollment Form

Set Up Automatic Payments

Redirect your automatic payments and ACH deposits from your old checking and debit accounts to your new Argent Checking Account or new Argent Check Card.  Don’t forget you will need your Argent Account Number and our routing number – 251082233. Then send the Cancel Automatic Payments Letter to your billers.

Cancel Automatic Payments Letter

Start Using Bill Pay – Now that your Checking Account is set up, take advantage of our online Bill Pay service. With Bill Pay, all of your billing information will be in one place, organized, accessible and secure.  We’ve even made setting up recurring bills or choosing when to pay a bill easy!  


Sign into Online Banking


Click the Bill Pay tab


Add an account and pay.  It’s that easy!

Not Enrolled in Bill Pay? 


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– Brian W.

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– Marilyn M.

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