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We believe a checking account should take your life into account.

Personal Checking Accounts

We're all about making your life easier, which is why we make checking so simple. Choose from one of our two checking options; they have their own unique features, but they both come with great extras that help you get the most out of your account. And, you can open an account online.

No minimum balance required, plus earn cash back if you make 12 debit card transactions a month and have one monthly direct deposit1.

An interest-bearing account with no minimum balances and no monthly fees.

Make purchases quickly, confidently and securely with Alerus debit cards protect by chip technology.

No matter which checking account you choose, you're eligible for the Alerus Flex CD, a 6-month CD offering deposit and withdrawal flexibility.

Open Account or Order Checks

If you're new to Alerus, you can get started by applying for a checking account through our online system by clicking below. If you're an account holder and would like to reorder checks, you'll find what you need below as well.

Opening a checking account is easy using our online system. Just click to get started.

Ordering new checks is quick, easy, and can be done all online.

Questions about checking?

Let an Alerus representative help you decide which account is right for you.

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Deposit products offered by Alerus Financial, N.A. Member FDIC.

1. A qualifying direct deposit is a direct deposit of your salary, pension, Social Security, or other regular monthly income electronically deposited to your account by your employer or an outside agency. Transfers from one account to another, or deposits made at a banking location or ATM, do not qualify as direct deposits.


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