Switch Kit

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Closing bank accounts with one institution and switching over to a new bank can sometimes be a challenge. We know this and want to help you make it as easy as possible. Just follow these simple steps:

1. Open an account with Village Bank (In a branch or on our website)

2. Stop using your former account and begin using your new Village Bank account as soon as possible.

3. Contact your employer to switch your direct deposit to Village Bank. You will need to give them your account number plus the following information. (Sometimes a voided check works too).

Village Bank
13319 Midlothian Turnpike Midlothian, VA 23113
ABA Bank Routing Number is 051409029
Type of Account (Checking ___ Savings ___ Money Market ___ CD ___ )
Account Number ____________________________

STOP: Are there other automatic deposits going into your account, social security checks, CD interest, IRA distribution? If yes, you will need to contact those organizations as well.

4. Do you pay bills from your account online? Change your Automatic Payments or Withdrawals to Village Bank. This is the fun part – no really, it takes a little time but it’s not that bad. The Village Bank Online Banking is pretty easy!

Switch Kit Online

Be sure to leave sufficient funds in your former account until all of your checks have cleared and any automatic withdrawals have been successfully transferred to Village Bank. When you are sure everything has cleared, contact your former bank to close the account.