Here are the banks in California that we believe still do not use ChexSystems for checking account approval. If you are aware that one of the banks below requires ChexSystems or you know of a bank in this state that does not use ChexSystems and it not listed below, please contact us with this information and we will update the list.


Armed Forces Bank

Bank of Santa Clara

Broadway Federal Bank

California Bank and Trust

Downey Savings

Family 1 Credit Union

First Entertainment Federal Credit Union

Fort Sill National Bank

Safeway Select Bank

Six Rivers National Bank

Summit National Bank

Union Bank of California

USAA – military

Credit Unions:

First Entertainment Credit Union

Golden 1 Credit Union

Matadors Federal Credit Union

San Mateo Credit Union

San Francisco Federal Credit Union

Technology Credit Union

Westcom Credit Union

West One Federal Credit Union

If none of the banks listed above are located near you, you should consider an internet option for a checking account. Click this link to go to our list of Internet options for checking accounts – Internet options.