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How to Change Personal Bank Accounts

Switching your personal checking account from your current bank to First Commonwealth Bank is easier than you think thanks to ClickSWITCH. This fast, secure and free way to switch your direct deposits and recurring payments to your new or existing First Commonwealth Bank checking accounts is a better way to have all of your finances in one place. With our online portal from ClickSWITCH, you can eliminate the hassle of contacting each business and helps to ensure that you don't miss a payment during your account transition. 

Already have an activation code or need to check the status of your switch?

How ClickSWITCH Works



Starting Your Switch

Step 1: Open Your First Commonwealth Bank Checking Account

View our account comparison or use our account recommendation tool to make sure you get the best personal checking account for your needs. Once you've selected your new First Commonwealth Bank checking account, you can open it online or visit any of our community offices.

If you already have a checking account with us, give us a call at 844.711.BANK (2265) to start your switch process. 

Step 2: Log in to ClickSWITCH

After connecting with our team to open an account or to let us know you'd like to switch information to an existing account, we'll send you an email from noreply@fcbanking.com with your activation code.

Step 3: Switch Your Direct Deposits and Recurring Payments

Use your old account to automatically find and move all recurring transactions.

Step 4: Get Notifications as it Works for You

ClickSWITCH does the work for you, sending you real-time updates and notifications when your switch is done.

Why Use ClickSWITCH?

  • Change financial institutions without the hassle
  • Securely switch direct deposits and recurring payments in just a few minutes
  • No need to track down payments or fill out paperwork
  • Just a few clicks will save hours of time
  • Track switches and receive real-time switch notification

Learning More

If you have any questions along the way, feel free to contact your community office or call us at 844.711.BANK (2265).