- Easy “Switch” Kit for Checking Accounts
Once you’ve opened your new Village Community Credit Union checking account, you can switch everything over from your old account in three easy steps by printing out the forms provided below. If you need assistance in this process, please do not hesitate to call the credit union at (313) 584-5400
Step 1 – Direct Deposit
If you have a direct deposit going into your old account, you can continue to receive it in your Village Community Credit Union account. Just complete the Direct Deposit Easy Change Form and give it to your employer, social security or pension agency. You may also call to change account number information. For Social Security change of account number you can call (800) 772-1213. For Veterans Benefits change of account number you can call (800) 827-1000.
Step 2 – Automatic Bill Payment or ACH
Any bill payments that were automatically deducted from your old account can be easily switched to your Village Community account. Fill out the Direct Payment Easy Change Form and send it to each company that makes an automatic deduction. Sometimes, you may be able to go to each payment site and change the account number online or call each provider.
Step 3 – Closing Your Old Account
To close your old account(s), simply fill out the Account Closing Easy Form and mail it to your former financial institution(s).