U.S. Bank salutes you for your service to our country. We invite all current and former members of the Armed Forces to choose any consumer checking account with no monthly maintenance fee or minimum balance required. Safe Debit Account is not eligible for the monthly maintenance fee waiver.

If you are in the military or a veteran, U.S. Bank recommends our top-tier account, Platinum Checking Package, featuring these benefits:

  • Account earns interest1
  • No U.S. Bank ATM Transactions fees2
  • Overdraft protection with no-fee transfers
  • Online and mobile banking including bill pay, email and text alerts3
  • Free mobile check deposit4
  • No fees for copies of checks and paper statements
  • Family member accounts with no monthly maintenance fee5

Benefits beyond checking

Opening a U.S. Bank checking account is just the beginning. At every age and stage of your financial life, a Platinum Checking account can bring you savings and benefits beyond checking.

Save on mortgage closing costs

Take 0.25% of your new first mortgage loan amount and deduct it from the closing costs, up to a maximum of $1,0006. You may be eligible for this customer credit with a U.S. Bank Personal Checking Package, or with an existing first mortgage with U.S. Bank7.

Credit with perks

When you open a select U.S. Bank credit cards, you’ll be eligible for a new account bonus.

No commission trades

Get 100 no commission trades8 per calendar year with a self-directed brokerage account through our affiliate, U.S. Bancorp Investments.* Offer applies to online trades of equities and exchange-traded funds only and requires enrollment in paperless documents for self-directed brokerage account.