How To Close Wells Fargo Bank Checking Account

If you’re a Wells Fargo member and need find out how to close a Wells Fargo bank account, you will be relieved to know that the process is simple and does not take very long. You also have multiple options, so you can choose the one that works better for you. 

  • Form of ID
  • Banking or debit card
  1. Close your Wells Fargo bank account with no funds. If you have access to a computer, log on to your account. Locate the “Contact Us” tab. Choose the email option, and create an email message. Send a request to have your bank account closed. If you have any funds in your account, transfer or withdraw the funds first. These steps apply to checking, savings, money market and CD accounts.  
  2. Opt for a cashier’s check if you have a balance in your account. This option is convenient if you do not have another account, or if you do not wish to open another one. Keep in mind that you will most likely need to pay a fee, which the bank can deduct from the account balance. Mail in your request to the mailing address on the "Contact Us" page.
  3. Choose to close your Wells Fargo account by phone. Be prepared to answer security questions such as last four digits of your Social Security number or date of birth. 
  4. Submit your request in person at a local branch. Have your ID and your bank card ready. 
Now you know how to close your Wells Fargo bank account. As you can see, the process is uncomplicated and not very time consuming. Best of all, you have the option to use your computer, make a phone call, visit a location near you  or mail in your request.     
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