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Citibank Basic Checking

Simplicity at its best.

If you just need to keep it simple with a checking account for everyday transactions like direct deposit, bill payments and writing checks, this one's for you. All the essentials are here.

Citibank® Banking Card

Your Citibank® Debit MasterCard® (banking card) lets you access your accounts online, by phone and at ATMs. Plus, you can use it to conveniently make purchases at thousands of merchants around the globe.

Bill Payment

You can make payments to third parties by calling Citiphone Banking or by using Citibank Online or Citi MobileSM. When you pay your bills through our bill payment service your payment is transferred electronically or by an official check.

Direct Deposit

You may have funds, such as your pay, your pension, or your social security payments sent to your checking, savings and money market accounts by Direct Deposit.

Enroll your checking account in Citi ThankYou® Rewards and earn points for eligible linked products and services. Points can be redeemed for great rewards.
Minimum Balance
Service Charge
$10 Monthly Fee (Avoid Monthly Fees

1. Make 1 Direct Deposit AND 1 Bill Payment each monthly statement period and pay no monthly service fee, OR
2. Keep $1,500 in prior calendar month combined average balances in either your Basic Checking or with a l
For the full terms and conditions, see both the Client Manual: Consumer Accounts and the Marketplace Addendum.

Qualifying bill payments do not include payments made by checks or internal transfer payments made to accounts of Citibank or its Citi affiliates.

Separate enrollment of eligible checking account in Citi ThankYou® Rewards required. Eligibility and participation are subject to terms, conditions and restrictions. Customer must be a citizen or resident alien of the United States (U.S.) with a valid U.S. taxpayer identification number. Taxes, if any, are customer's responsibility. You must complete 1 Bill Payment and 1 Direct Deposit each statement period in order to earn monthly ThankYou® Points for eligible products and services linked to your checking account. Citigold® and Citi Private Bank clients who do not complete these transaction requirements can earn points at a reduced level.

Citibank does not charge you a fee for using the Citi Alerting Service. However, your wireless carrier may charge you for receiving the text messages you receive from us related to this service.

Citibank will charge an Overdraft Protection Transfer Fee of $10 each day we cover an overdraft by transferring money from your Safety Check contributing account. The Overdraft Protection Transfer Fee will be charged to the checking account that receives the transfer. This fee is waived for Citigold®, Citi Private Bank, International Personal Banking, and Global Executive Banking customers. For additional terms and conditions regarding Safety Check please refer to the Client Manual-Consumer Accounts and the Marketplace Addendum.

Tickets offers are only available to Citi credit card members and Citibank Debit MasterCard customers. Ticket orders subject to a service charge. Subject to availability. Ticket limit per account varies by show. Citibank is not responsible for products or services offered by other companies. Citi business cards and Citi professional cards may only be used for business purposes.
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call us at 1-800-374-9500 (TTY 1-800-788-0002) to open an account or learn more.


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