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How to Open a Checking or Savings Account for Your Business

Whether you stop in to your local branch, call, or chat with us, an ESL representative can help you determine the checking or savings options that best fit your business needs and work with you to open your account(s).

No matter which convenient option you choose, our account opening process can be quick and easy if you take the following steps before you begin.

Step 1: You must be an ESL business member

Not an ESL business member yet? No problem! Here’s what you’ll want to know:

Step 2: Talk with us to get started

Choose from several convenient options to connect with an ESL representative:

Visit any ESL Branch

Just bring in the necessary paperwork, and we’ll immediately open your account. And remember. With [current branch count] branches in the Greater Rochester area, it’s easy to find an ESL location close to you.

Find a Branch Location

Call Us

We’ll answer your questions and mail you the necessary paperwork. It’s all part of our effort to make it easy for you to become a member. And open an ESL business account.  Call us at 585.336.1000 or 800.848.2265.

Call Us

Use Chat Banking

Here’s another easy way to get the answers and information you need. And remember: We’ll be happy to mail you the paperwork you need to streamline the account opening process.