Open Checking Account


Open a North Shore Trust and Savings account online anytime, anywhere! We make it simple for you to open a variety of accounts online at your convenience. It takes just minutes to submit your application!

Accounts available to open online:

  • Free Checking
  • Premium Checking
  • Statement Savings
  • Certificates of Deposit (Non-IRA, 12 months +)

If you would like to open another type of account, please visit your closest branch location or call us at (847) 336-4430.

Here’s what you will need to apply online:

  • To be 18 years of age or older. If under the age of 18, please visit your closest branch location.
  • To be a U.S. Citizen or Resident Alien. If you are a Non-Resident Alien, please visit your closest branch location.
  • Social Security Number
  • Physical Address
    • Physical Address must match ID or provide proof of address (i.e. utility bill)
    • PO Box is not valid
  • Government Issued Photo ID. You will be asked to upload clear/color images of these documents.
  • A valid credit or debit card or U.S. Checking or Savings Account. This is to begin funding your new account. The name on the funding account must match the applicants name.

During the application process you will be prompted with multiple choice security questions to help in the identity verification process. Please note that the security question portion of the application is timed, try to answer these questions as quickly and accurately as possible.


Need help opening an online account or have questions? Please call us at 847-336-4430 for assistance.