The Best Banks & Credit Unions in Wyoming That Don't Use ChexSystems

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ChexSystems can be a real pain to deal with when you’re trying to get a bank account opened in your name. It was established as a system to monitor and screen people who are looking to open checking and savings accounts. But the side effects of this kind system can result in you being unable to open a bank account even if you haven’t done anything shady.

Fortunately, there are still more than a couple of banks in Wyoming that don’t use ChexSystems for verification. We’ll be looking at some of these banks as well as what your options look like if you get flagged by ChexSystems.

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BBVA Online Checking

BBVA is one of the most well-known banks for Wyoming residents that are looking to avoid ChexSystems verification (BBVA bank uses Early Warning Services to screen new applicants).

You can open this account with as little as $25 for your initial deposit.

Features and Benefits

  • Bad credit OK
  • Relaxed account opening requirements
  • Free ATM withdrawals on BBVA ATMs
  • Online and mobile banking facilities included
  • Customizable banking alerts
  • Available nationwide (except Alaska and Hawaii)
  • Member FDIC

Recommended For:

Right now, a free checking account at BBVA is the only trusted option for customers listed in ChexSystems or looking for a Second Chance Checking account. With a high approval rate and excellent features and conditions, this is a fantastic opportunity to get back on track and rebuild your credit.

Local Banking Options

Following is the web's most comprehensive list of banks and credit unions in Wyoming that do not use ChexSystems and which may approve you for a bank account.

Please note that any unsuccessful attempt to open an account may have a negative impact on your credit history and score.

To avoid this, please check if there are any proven, top picked solutions are available in your area (listed above) or on our page with best non-ChexSystems banks and other banking alternatives.

See more: Comprehensive List of Non-ChexSystems Banks

Another note to add is that it's a good idea to get your free annual report and try to dispute ChexSystems.

This list also contains email responses from banks as well as applicants’ personal experiences and comments. This page is updated regularly, so please consider adding it to your bookmarks.

Bank of the West

Form of Verification: ChexSystems

Special Notes:

  • The manager told me its called "Fresh Start".
  • Your last entry into ChexSystems must be older than one year.
  • Cannot say fraud.
  • $10 a month.

Types of Accounts Offered: Second Chance Checking

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Unified People's Federal Credit Union

Form of Verification: Credit Report

Email from Bank:

Thanks for checking out Unified People's Federal Credit Union! When opening a new checking or savings account, we run a credit report only if you want a debit card associated with your checking account. If you have a score under 600, the request for a debit card must be approved by management. Management can approve or opt to review the checking account activity and credit score again in six months. If your score is 600 or above, the teller opening the account can authorize the debit card.

Types of Accounts Offered: Personal Savings and Checking accounts

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First Education Federal Credit Union

Form of Verification: ChexSystems

Special Notes:

If you are reported to ChexSystems you can still open a SAVINGS ONLY.

Email from Bank:

Thank you for your email. We do use ChexSystems when opening an account. If you are reported on ChexSystems you do not qualify for a checking account, checks, or a debit card; however, you can open a savings account with NO ATM card. If reported and you open a savings account, the first negative transaction we will have to close your account.

Types of Accounts Offered: Savings only

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Families First Federal Credit Union

Form of Verification: ChexSystems

Special Notes:

If your debt to the reporting bank is paid and there is only one report, you can get an account. Fraud should not be reported.

Email from Bank:

I called the bank and they are willing to work with anyone who had paid the debt to the reporting bank.

Types of Accounts Offered: Personal Checking and Savings

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U.S. Bank

Form of Verification: ChexSystems

Special Notes:

It has been reported that if your report is 21/2 yrs or older, they will not even see it. If this is your situation you can apply online, if not, you would need to visit an “in store” branch.

Most US banks “in store” branches are giving accounts to most people on ChexSystems. These are regular accounts, not 2nd chance checking...as long as you do NOT owe US Bank money and you are not reported on your ChexSystems report for any kind of "fraudulent activity".

There are some branches that are still not using this policy so it might be a good idea to call a branch local to you and ask about their policy first before going in.

Some “in store” branches have signs that actually says “ChexSystems? no problem!”… yet others will not open accounts at all. People are approved everyday.

Some branches do offer 2nd chance checking and some have been able to open business accounts when all debt to reporting bank(s) are paid and fraud is not indicated.

Types of Accounts Offered: Personal Checking, Savings and Business accounts

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Banks and Credit Unions That Don't Use ChexSystems by State

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ColoradoMinnesotaSouth Dakota
ConnecticutMississippiTennessee
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