Checking Accounts

BNH Free Checking - Simple, easy and free.

Your traditional account with no hidden fees or minimum balance to maintain.

Account  Minimum Balance to Open  Minimum Balance to Earn Interest  Monthly Service Charge  Charge Per Check Processed 
BNH Free Checking $50 Non-interest bearing No Fee No Fee

ECO Checking - Savvy, green and convenient.

Enjoy our electronic, paperless account that rewards you for having direct deposit, online banking, eStatements and debit cards by earning a higher rate of interest.

To qualify for the higher rate of interest you must have a minimum of 12 purchases using your BNH debit card posted to the account each statement cycle, you must have direct deposit, eStatements, and online banking. And $0.50 Per Check Processed during the statement cycle.

Account  Minimum Balance to Open  Minimum Balance to Earn Interest  Monthly Service Charge  Charge Per Check Processed 
ECO Checking $50 No Minimum No Fee $0.50 Per Check Processed

Prestige Checking* - Preferred, exclusive and rewarding.

Your relationship account that earns interest and provides exclusive privileges including membership into our Prestige Plus travel program in addition to all ATM fees being refunded, access to higher rate money market account, and free stop payments and wire transfers to name a few.

Account  Minimum Balance to Open  Minimum Balance to Earn Interest  Monthly Service Charge  Charge Per Check Processed 
Prestige Checking $100 $1,000 $25 If Combined Average Balances of $25,000* Are Not Maintained No Fee

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What’s included in a Bank of New Hampshire checking account:

  • No monthly maintenance fee*
  • PayPass enabled debit card with no monthly fee
  • Free Telebank
  • Free Online Banking
  • Free Mobile Banking**
  • Free Online BillPay***
  • Free eStatements

*Prestige checking accounts must maintain $25,000 in combined average balances from checking, savings, money market, CDs, IRAs, investment or trust accounts to avoid the $25 per month maintenance fee.

**You may be charged for web access, data and text message rates by your wireless provider.

*** Online Bill Pay is free if your bill pay service is active (at least one bill payment per month). After three consecutive months of inactivity, a monthly inactivity fee of $9 for consumers will be charged for each month your bill payment services remains inactive.