Required Documents for Business Checking at Fifth Third Bank

Business checking required documents

Type of Business

Documentation Required

LLC

  • Articles of Organization / Certification of Formation
  • Deposit Account Resolution
  • Secretary of State Certificate of Good Standing
  • W-9

Proprietorship

  • ADD
  • Secretary of State Certificate of Good Standing
  • W-9

Corporation

  • Articles of Organization / Certification of Formation
  • Deposit Account Resolution
  • Secretary of State Certificate of Good Standing
  • W-9
  • If applicable; obtain Fictitious Name, Trade Name or Assumed Name Certificate (DBA)

Non-Profit

  • Not-For-Profit Articles of Incorporation
  • Determination Letter for 501(c)(3) tax status from the IRS
  • Deposit Account Resolution
  • Secretary of State Certificate of Good Standing
  • W-9

Organization/Group

  • Documentation of Membership to the Larger National Chapter (Tax ID must be in this documentation and used for account opening)
  • W-9
  • Deposit Account Resolution

Partnership

If the partnership is using a fictitious name - Fictitious Name, Trade Name or Assumed Name Certificate (Not required if the Name of the Partnership contains the last name of all partners)

  • Articles of Organization / Certification of Formation
  • Deposit Account Resolution
  • Secretary of State Certificate of Good Standing
  • W-9
  • Partnership Agreement/Certificate of Limited Partnership