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Switch Kit

Move your checking accounts and direct deposit over to NIHFCU. We have compiled a few helpful templates to make your transition to us. Switching to an NIHFCU checking account is is easy, follow the steps below.

Step 1: Select Checking Account

If you have not selected an NIHFCU Checking Account yet, take a look and find one that best meets your needs. Complete an application. You can submit the application in person, by visiting any NIHFCU branch location. It can also be sent via fax or mail.

Step 2: Direct Deposit

Set up a new direct deposit with NIHFCU. If you are moving your direct deposit to NIHFCU from another source, please remember to notify them of this change. For a template form to assist you in this request, click here.

Step 3: Notification

Notify the companies and financial institutions that handle your automatic withdrawals should you want these transactions to run through your NIHFCU checking account. Click here for a template letter you can use. If you have more than one automatic transaction, simply fill out one form for each.

Step 4: Close

Close out your old account once. Verify any outstanding checks and automatic withdrawals have cleared (this process may take several weeks). Notify your previous financial institution to terminate the account and receive any balances, you can use this template click here to help you.

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