Applying for a PNC
Business Checking Account

What You Need to Apply

Thank You for Your Interest in PNC Bank

To start an application, we will need:

  • Your business's Tax Identifcation Number
  • A valid email address, if applying online
  • Access to a printer if applying online (optional)



What you need to take to the branch:

  • A government-issued photo ID and secondary form of identification from either of the primary or secondary ID lists below
  • Documents verifying your business registration and your authority to act on behalf of and control, manage, or direct the business

Accepted Forms of ID

Two forms of primary ID, or one form of primary ID and one of secondary ID can be used.

Primary ID:

  • Driver’s license
  • Passport
  • State-issued or authorized city-issued ID
  • Resident alien ID
  • Military ID
  • Veteran’s healthcare ID
  • Firearm ID
  • Global entry card

Secondary ID:

  • US Visa
  • Paystub
  • Home rental agreement
  • Utility bill
  • Major credit/debit card
  • Vehicle registration

Choose Your Business Entity Type

Determine which documents you may need to provide to verify your business registration and your authority to act on behalf of the business:

You may also want to review our current service charges & fees before applying.

To start your application, please call us at 1-855-762-2365 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.

Ready to Get Started?

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Speak to a PNC Business Banking representative



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Quick Switch Kit

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Associated Products & Services

Business Checking for Basic Needs

Designed for smaller businesses with modest monthly check writing and deposit activity, you can use two everyday cash flow solutions.

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Business Checking Plus

Designed for growing businesses looking for more options and flexibility in managing their banking transactions.

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Business Checking Account Selector Tool

Use this tool to compare PNC's business checking accounts side-by-side and find one that fits your business needs.

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Important Legal Disclosures and Information

Banking products and services and bank deposit products are provided by PNC Bank, National Association, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. and Member FDIC.

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