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Introducing First Checking for the Younger Generation
There's a first for everything... Open your First Checking account with First Citizens! An account specifically for ages 13 - 25 to help teach financial responsibility and smart spending.
Open Your First Checking Account
Open your account online or stop in to open your account with a Personal Banker.
What information do you need to open your account?
- Full Name and Address
- Date of Birth
- Social Security Number
- Current Physical Government Issued Photo ID (unexpired)
Must be between the ages of 13 - 25 to open a First Checking Account. Customers age 17 and under are required to have a parent/adult on their account until age 18.
Your FREE Debit Card*
You'll receive a First Citizens MasterCard® Debit Card in the mail as well as a PIN.
- Activate Your Debit Card: When you receive your debit card in the mail, follow the instructions and call the number provided to activate your card before use.
- Receive/Change Your PIN: When you receive your PIN number in the mail (usually a separate mailing from your card), be sure to remember the four-digit security code. You can change your PIN at any time. Do NOT share your PIN with anyone.
- $250/Day Limit: There is a limit of $250 per day including purchases and ATM withdrawals.
*Must meet current underwriting guidelines.
First Checking Debit Card FAQs
How does a debit card work?
Debit card payments are subtracted from your checking account immediately. If you don’t have enough money in your account, your debit card will be declined. Your PIN may or may not be required when making debit card transactions.
Need cash? You can use your debit card at an ATM to get cash. Your PIN is required for ATM withdrawals. You can also get cash back when making a purchase at a store with your debit card.
Find an ATM
We proudly offer the benefits of the surcharge-free Privileged Status ATM network.
Is there a limit on my debit card with First Checking?
Yes, there is a $250 per day limit.
What do I do if my debit card gets lost or stolen?
Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm, please call us at 800-423-1602.
What if I forget my PIN or want to change my PIN?
Call SHAZAM at 1-800-717-4923.
Take Advantage of FREE Convenient Services
Download our FCB Mobile App to check your account balance, eStatements, chat live, and more.
Available Monday-Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm via Online & Mobile Banking.
Receive your statements electronically via Online & Mobile Banking.
Sign up for Online Banking to check your account balance, eStatements, chat live, and more.
Every time you make a debit card purchase, your savings grows!
Add your FC debit card to your digital wallet to pay using your mobile device.
Learn Financial Responsibility
We want to provide you with educational resources to help you become financially responsible and be smart with your debit card.
Banzai Financial Education
We partner with Banzai to provide you with FREE access to financial literacy articles, calculators, and coaches.