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To apply for a new FAIRWINDS Business Account, please take a few moments to complete the following information. The information you submit today will be included in an application packet especially designed for your business.

Not ready to open an account just yet? Request a FAIRWINDS Business Relationship Manager contact you and answer your questions.

Business Information

What you need

  • Required information for business owners and account signers
  • Driver's License or State-Issued I.D.
  • Social Security Number
  • $100 opening deposit

What documents you need

  • Current Business Tax Receipt from County or City
  • Proof of FEIN (if applicable)
  • Fictitious Name Filing from State of Florida(opens modal) (required only if the business name does not contain the owner's complete first and last name)
    • Example: John Smith's Store does not require a Fictitious Name Filing, however John's Store does.
  • Must be registered with State of Florida(opens modal)
  • Proof of FEIN (if applicable)
  • Articles of Organization, including any amendments
  • Executed LLC Operating Agreement (required only if the state filing does not list the Authorized Persons)
  • Executed Trust Agreement (required only for trust manager LLC)
  • Bylaws
  • Minutes
  • Proof of FEIN
  • Bylaws
  • Minutes
  • Proof of FEIN

Federal Campaigns (House, Senate, and President)

  • Statement of Candidacy (FEC Form 2)
  • Statement of Organization (FEC Form 1)
  • Proof of FEIN

Judicial, State, County, and Special District Office Campaigns

  • Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository of Candidates (DS-DE 9)
  • Statement of Candidate (DS-DE 84)
  • Proof of FEIN

Political Action Committee

  • Statement of Organization of Political Party (DS-DE 5)
  • Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository of Political Committees (DS-DE 6)
  • Proof of FEIN
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Getting Started

FAIRWINDS is unable to open accounts for the following:

  • Businesses not registered to do business in Florida
  • Arms Dealers
  • Adult Entertainment
  • Factoring Companies
  • Foreign Entities
  • Payday Lenders
  • Lottery Activities
  • Marijuana/CBD Dispensaries or Marijuana-Related Businesses
  • Money Service Business
  • Pain Management Clinics
  • Scrap Metal/Recyclers
  • Tax Preparation Services (excluding CPAs)
  • Virtual/Internet Currency Businesses
Is your business any of the above?

Apply Online


By selecting Continue, you agree that FAIRWINDS may:

  • Contact you at any phone number you provide during this online session even if we use an autodialer/automatic dialing technology to call or text you. If the phone number you provide is registered to a cell phone, your mobile carrier's charges may apply. Your agreement is not a condition of purchase.
  • Contact you at any email address you provide during this online session. You can revoke your agreement to receive marketing emails at any time. Your mobile carrier's charges may apply.
  • Use personal and financial information about you from our affiliated companies to prefill the application.

Apply In Person

Schedule Appointment

The following business types/accounts must apply in person:

  • Business using SSN for tax purposes
  • Business Certificate of Deposit
  • Charity/Club/Memorial
  • Campaign/Political Account Committee
  • IOTA

Based on the answer you provided, we're unable to accept your application at this time.