Second Chance Checking Accounts - Nevada

There are several nationwide banks that may approve you for a second chance checking account in Nevada 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 Nevada offer promotions for people who have a negative chexsystems report. Below is a listing of banks in Nevada, 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 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. Unfortunately, they don't have branches in Nevada, but banking can be done by mail.

Nevada Federal Credit Union - Requirement is to be a resident of Las Vegas for 1 or more years. Anyone who wishes to open an account please advise that Ann Blok referred you.

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

Location: 1000 Broyles Ranch Rd, Battle Mountain, Nv 89820 Phone: 775-635-5446

If you don't see a Wells Fargo location in your area, please call Wells Fargo at 1-800-869-3557.

WestStar Credit Union - They offer the Fresh Start Checking account in Nevada that gives you a second chance at a checking account if you ran into some problems with your checking account in the past.


8395 W Sunset Road, Suite 100 (Near S. Durango & 215 Expressway), Las Vegas, NV 89113
100 S. Valley View, Las Vegas, NV 89107
110 E. Harmon Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89109
394 E. Moana Lane - Suite 3, Reno, NV 89502

You may also want to apply for a second chance checking account with your local Credit Unions in Nevada if you are unsuccessful with the above list of banks and financial institutions. Last reviewed in January 2012.