Personal Checking

Learn About Your New Ameris Bank Account

Giving you quick and easy access to your checking account is our top priority, and we want the transition to your new Ameris Bank account to be seamless. Find your current Fidelity Bank personal checking account below and click on the name to learn about your new Ameris Bank account starting November 4. Even if your account name stays the same, some features and benefits may have changed.

Current Fidelity Bank Checking Account

Your New Account: LION SHARE INTEREST CHECKING

  • Earn interest on any balance, but earn higher interest rates on balances of $2,500 or more
  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • If you close this account prior to the crediting of interest, interest will not be paid.
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.

Your New Account: FREE CHECKING

  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.

Your New Account: LION SHARE INTEREST CHECKING

  • Earn interest on any balance, but earn higher interest rates on balances of $2,500 or more
  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • If you close this account prior to the crediting of interest, interest will not be paid.
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.

Your New Account: FREE CHECKING

  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.

Your New Account: LION SHARE INTEREST CHECKING

  • Earn interest on any balance, but earn higher interest rates on balances of $2,500 or more
  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • If you close this account prior to the crediting of interest, interest will not be paid.
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.

Your New Account: FREE CHECKING

  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.

Your New Account: FREE CHECKING

  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.

Your New Account: FREE CHECKING

  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.

Your New Account: FREE CHECKING

  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.

Your New Account: FREE CHECKING

  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.

Your New Account: LION SHARE INTEREST CHECKING

  • Earn interest on any balance, but earn higher interest rates on balances of $2,500 or more
  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • If you close this account prior to the crediting of interest, interest will not be paid.
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.

Your New Account: LION SHARE INTEREST CHECKING

  • Earn interest on any balance, but earn higher interest rates on balances of $2,500 or more
  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • If you close this account prior to the crediting of interest, interest will not be paid.
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.

Your New Account: LION SHARE INTEREST CHECKING

  • Earn interest on any balance, but earn higher interest rates on balances of $2,500 or more
  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • If you close this account prior to the crediting of interest, interest will not be paid.
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.

Your New Account: ADVANTAGE CHECKING

  • Earn interest on any account balance
  • Access to any ATM nationwide, with all ATM fees reimbursed
  • Increased daily limit to $5,000 for debit card signature point-of-sale transactions, at your request
  • Option to increase an Ameris Bank CD rate to a posted rate from our current rate sheet once during the term of the CD, at your request
  • No cost for all incoming domestic wires
  • No cost for Ameris Bank wallet style checks; other check styles are available for purchase
  • No cost for safe deposit box, when available
  • No charge for purchase of official checks
  • No minimum balance requirements on a Personal Savings account when a quarterly $25 scheduled transfer is established from your Advantage Checking account
  • Complete access to online, mobile, text and telephone banking
  • Visa® debit card and unlimited check writing
  • If you close this account prior to the crediting of interest, interest will not be paid.
  • Statements are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • $20 monthly account price will not be assessed when the combined total of all related Ameris Bank current personal loan balances and average daily balances (during the statement cycle) within personal deposit accounts is $25,000 or greater.

Attention Private Checking Customers: Regardless of your loan or average daily balances, the $20 monthly account price will be waived for the first six months following the transition, November 2019 – April 2020.

Attention Premier Checking Customers: Regardless of your loan or average daily balances, the $20 monthly account price will be waived permanently.

Advantage Checking customers age 62 and over will receive a 25% discount on the monthly account price, if assessed.

Your New Account: ADVANTAGE CHECKING

  • Earn interest on any account balance
  • Access to any ATM nationwide, with all ATM fees reimbursed
  • Increased daily limit to $5,000 for debit card signature point-of-sale transactions, at your request
  • Option to increase an Ameris Bank CD rate to a posted rate from our current rate sheet once during the term of the CD, at your request
  • No cost for all incoming domestic wires
  • No cost for Ameris Bank wallet style checks; other check styles are available for purchase
  • No cost for safe deposit box, when available
  • No charge for purchase of official checks
  • No minimum balance requirements on a Personal Savings account when a quarterly $25 scheduled transfer is established from your Advantage Checking account
  • Complete access to online, mobile, text and telephone banking
  • Visa® debit card and unlimited check writing
  • If you close this account prior to the crediting of interest, interest will not be paid.
  • Statements are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • $20 monthly account price will not be assessed when the combined total of all related Ameris Bank current personal loan balances and average daily balances (during the statement cycle) within personal deposit accounts is $25,000 or greater.

Attention Private Checking Customers: Regardless of your loan or average daily balances, the $20 monthly account price will be waived for the first six months following the transition, November 2019 – April 2020.

Attention Premier Checking Customers: Regardless of your loan or average daily balances, the $20 monthly account price will be waived permanently.

Advantage Checking customers age 62 and over will receive a 25% discount on the monthly account price, if assessed.

Your New Account: ADVANTAGE CHECKING

  • Earn interest on any account balance
  • Access to any ATM nationwide, with all ATM fees reimbursed
  • Increased daily limit to $5,000 for debit card signature point-of-sale transactions, at your request
  • Option to increase an Ameris Bank CD rate to a posted rate from our current rate sheet once during the term of the CD, at your request
  • No cost for all incoming domestic wires
  • No cost for Ameris Bank wallet style checks; other check styles are available for purchase
  • No cost for safe deposit box, when available
  • No charge for purchase of official checks
  • No minimum balance requirements on a Personal Savings account when a quarterly $25 scheduled transfer is established from your Advantage Checking account
  • Complete access to online, mobile, text and telephone banking
  • Visa® debit card and unlimited check writing
  • If you close this account prior to the crediting of interest, interest will not be paid.
  • Statements are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • $20 monthly account price will not be assessed when the combined total of all related Ameris Bank current personal loan balances and average daily balances (during the statement cycle) within personal deposit accounts is $25,000 or greater.

Attention Private Checking Customers: Regardless of your loan or average daily balances, the $20 monthly account price will be waived for the first six months following the transition, November 2019 – April 2020.

Attention Premier Checking Customers: Regardless of your loan or average daily balances, the $20 monthly account price will be waived permanently.

Advantage Checking customers age 62 and over will receive a 25% discount on the monthly account price, if assessed.

Your New Account: FREE CHECKING

  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.

Your New Account: FREE CHECKING

  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.

Your New Account: ADVANTAGE CHECKING

  • Earn interest on any account balance
  • Access to any ATM nationwide, with all ATM fees reimbursed
  • Increased daily limit to $5,000 for debit card signature point-of-sale transactions, at your request
  • Option to increase an Ameris Bank CD rate to a posted rate from our current rate sheet once during the term of the CD, at your request
  • No cost for all incoming domestic wires
  • No cost for Ameris Bank wallet style checks; other check styles are available for purchase
  • No cost for safe deposit box, when available
  • No charge for purchase of official checks
  • No minimum balance requirements on a Personal Savings account when a quarterly $25 scheduled transfer is established from your Advantage Checking account
  • Complete access to online, mobile, text and telephone banking
  • Visa® debit card and unlimited check writing
  • If you close this account prior to the crediting of interest, interest will not be paid.
  • Statements are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • $20 monthly account price will not be assessed when the combined total of all related Ameris Bank current personal loan balances and average daily balances (during the statement cycle) within personal deposit accounts is $25,000 or greater.

Attention Private Checking Customers: Regardless of your loan or average daily balances, the $20 monthly account price will be waived for the first six months following the transition, November 2019 – April 2020.

Attention Premier Checking Customers: Regardless of your loan or average daily balances, the $20 monthly account price will be waived permanently.

Advantage Checking customers age 62 and over will receive a 25% discount on the monthly account price, if assessed.

Your New Account: LION SHARE INTEREST CHECKING

  • Earn interest on any balance, but earn higher interest rates on balances of $2,500 or more
  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • If you close this account prior to the crediting of interest, interest will not be paid.
  • Statements, including check images, are generated on the fifth or sixth business day of every month (depending on your current cycle).
    • There is no minimum balance required for this account, and you won’t be charged a monthly account price.
    • A $2.00 service charge will be assessed for each transaction made using a non-Ameris Bank ATM. You may also incur an additional charge at the time of the transaction from the owner of the ATM.
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