Second Chance Checking Accounts - District Of Columbia

There are several nationwide banks that may approve you for a second chance checking account in the District Of Columbia while on the chexsystems and current information on how to receive your free chexsystems report which can be viewed and accessed from our main page at second chance checking. However, many local banks in the District of Columbia offer promotions for people who have a negative chexsystems report. Below is a listing of banks in the District Of Columbia, that we were told, are currently accepting new checking applications for individuals who are on the chexsystems.

Note: This list is to be used as a reference only and we cannot guarantee that you will be approved for a checking account while on the chexsystems. Please help us keep this list up to date by emailing us at help@secondchancecheckingaccounts.info with banks in your area that accept people who are on the chexsystems, or whether or not you were approved for a checking account using the list below:

Account Now - Prepaid card that can be used for direct deposit and has a debit/credit card, however it comes with no checks.

Etrade Brokerage - Its a brokerage account but can be used like a checking account. It comes with checks and a visa/debit card. They also have direct deposit available. After you open a brokerage account, wait a few months then apply for a Etrade Bank account and they may just approve you. Banking can be done by mail.

Location: 1850 K Street NW (between 18th and 19th Streets NW) Suites A&B Washington, DC 20006

Wells Fargo - They have a Opportunity Checking Account Package at their branches in Washington DC that is tailored for customers who have been unable to open a bank account due to their previous credit or banking history.

Locations:

1300 I St Nw Ste 105W, Washington, Dc 20005 Phone: 202-408-0316
1350 New York Ave Nw, Washington, Dc 20005 Phone: 202-719-6477
1310 G St Nw, Washington, Dc 20005 Phone: 202-637-2512
1301 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, Dc 20004 Phone: 202-637-2503
1510 K St Nw, Washington, Dc 20005 Phone: 202-624-0416
801 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, Dc 20004 Phone: 202-637-2513
1700 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, Dc 20006 Phone: 202-879-7170
1100 Connecticut Ave Nw, Washington, Dc 20036 Phone: 202-637-2505
1447 P St Nw, Washington, Dc 20005 Phone: 202-234-1063
1800 K St Nw, Washington, Dc 20006 Phone: 202-637-2508
1850 M St Nw, Washington, Dc 20036 Phone: 202-496-2232
1300 Connecticut Ave Nw, Washington, Dc 20036 Phone: 202-637-2509
2000 L St Nw, Washington, Dc 20036 Phone: 202-879-7140
600 Maryland Ave Sw, Washington, Dc 20024 Phone: 202-637-2524
444 N Capitol St Nw, Washington, Dc 20001 Phone: 202-637-2510
1901 7Th St Nw, Washington, Dc 20001 Phone: 202-628-3356
2901 M St Nw, Washington, Dc 20007 Phone: 202-637-2502
215 Pennsylvania Ave Se, Washington, Dc 20003 Phone: 202-628-3365
1804 Adams Mill Rd Nw, Washington, Dc 20009 Phone: 202-232-1605
20 M St Se, Washington, Dc 20003 Phone: 202-554-1518
3325 14Th St Nw, Washington, Dc 20010 Phone: 202-939-7740

You may also want to apply with your local Credit Union in the District of Columbia to see if they offer second chance checking programs if you are unsuccessful with the above list of banks and financial institutions. Last reviewed in November 2011.