Switch to First Sentry
It's hassle-free and as easy as 1-2-3
Consider First Sentry for a hassle-free switch!
1. Open a First Sentry Bank Checking Account
Visit any of our convenient locations to open your account. Have more questions? Feel free to call 304-522-6400 or email us for more information.
2. Make the Switch
We will help you switch all your direct deposits and automatic payments. We'll just need the names, addresses, phone numbers, account numbers, and amounts you want to switch. A copy of your most recent bank statement would be helpful and can move the process along even faster.
If you prefer to take care of the paperwork on your own, a helpful checklist and the forms you’ll need are listed below. You need to have Adobe® Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to access these forms.
Easy Switch Forms:
Easy Switch Checklist
Direct Deposit Application
Application for Federal Government Direct Deposit
Automatic Payment Authorization - A convenient form to set up payment to any business
Automatic Payment Cancellation - A convenient form to cancel payment to any business
Account Closing Request
3. Close Your Account at Your Former Bank
We will help you monitor your new account weekly to make sure that all of your automatic payments and direct deposits have switched to your new First Sentry Bank account.
Welcome to The First Sentry Bank Way of doing business!