What is a bank signature card?

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Learn all about what a bank signature card is and how they work.

A bank signature card is a document that financial institutions use to authenticate a customer’s signature for personal and business bank accounts. The account holder signs a signature card when they open a bank account or add or remove account holders. Learn more about the purpose of bank signature cards and why you probably already have one.

How do I get a bank signature card?

Bank signature cards are relatively simple to get. To get your bank signature card, bring the following to your financial institution:

Frequently asked questions about bank signature cards.

Now that we’ve clarified what a bank signature card is and how to get one, here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions around bank signature card requirements.

The bottom line? If you use a bank, you have a signature card. And that signature matters.

Bank signature card example.

There are many different pieces of information that a bank signature card can contain. Here are some of the most common elements you’ll see when you get your bank signature card:

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