There are banks that have branches in California that offer second chance checking accounts. It’s always important to keep in mind that just because a bank offers second chance checking, it is still not 100% guaranteed that they will let everyone open a new account.

Banks in California that offer second chance checking accounts

The options listed below are designed for individuals in California that have difficulty opening a new checking account. New accounts are subject to approval by the bank branch and individual cases may vary. Depending on the situation, these banks may or may not let an applicant open a new account.

2nd Chance Checking – Guaranteed Approval

Account Now – Guaranteed Approval

Alliance Credit Union

Altura Federal Credit Union

Central State Credit Union

Corporate America Family Credit Union

CD Federal Credit Union

Coast Hills Federal Credit Union

Foothill Federal Credit Union

Fort Sill National Bank

Heritage Community Credit Union

Kern Federal Credit Union

L.A. Financial Credit Union

Los Angeles Federal Credit Union

Mid Cities Credit Union

Premier America Credit Union

US Bank – Results could vary depending on branch location.

Ventura County Credit Union

Wells Fargo

Western Federal Credit Union