Ways to open

Ready to apply online?

  • Securely open your new account in under 10 minutes.
  • You will need a valid Driver's License or State ID, your social security number and be 18 years or older.
  • You can fund your account using a debit card or transfer from another bank.

There's only one you.
Let's keep it that way.

People's United Bank AlwaysChecking, Digital identity protection

Enjoy a premium level of security and peace of mind when you enroll in our digital identity protection service FREE with any People's United Bank personal checking account. AlwaysChecking keeps you in the know about your most important assets—credit, family and online data.

AlwaysChecking service is available on mobile phone and tablet.

The closest bank is now in your hand

Deposits checks on-the-go

Using the People’s United Mobile Banking App, depositing checks has never been easier. Simply take a photo of the front and back of your endorsed check and submit it for processing. You will get an email confirmation that it has been received and when it’s approved. It's fast and free with your mobile device.

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Instantly control your debit card

Misplaced your card? Instantly turn it off. Don’t make online purchases? Disable that. With the People’s United Mobile Banking App, you have complete control over your debit card. When you enable Card Controls through the People’s United Mobile Banking App, you control when, where and how your debit card can be used.

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Send and receive money from almost anyone

Have you ever needed to pay a friend back for lunch? With the People’s United Mobile Banking app, you can use our easy and secure Person-2-Person Pay feature to send money from your checking account without exchanging checks, cash or account numbers. And you can receive money too!

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Debit card alerts keep you in the know

Decide which types of transactions to be notified about, including online purchases and ATM withdrawals. Notifications must be enabled on your device and for the People’s United Mobile Banking app to receive your alerts. Alerts are effective immediately, and can be changed at any time.

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Enjoy cash back rewards*
on debit purchases

Simply use your People's United Debit Card at participating merchants and in a few days your cash back reward will be automatically credited directly to your People's United Bank checking account.

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Mastercard® Debit Card

A convenient way to pay for everyday purchases at stores, restaurants, supermarkets or any of the millions of locations that accept Mastercard® Debit Cards.


* Actual merchant offers will vary by geographic area and will vary from time to time. Most cash back credits will be received by the next business day, but it could take up to a week depending upon the merchant.

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