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$100 to $200 Bonus for Opening a Chase Checking Account, March 2012

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Editor’s Note:  These offers are no longer available. 

See the bottom of this article for a new $100 bonus for opening a Chase checking account. If you’re looking for the best online checking accounts, including Ally, ING Direct, USAA, and others, read this article.

A new Chase branch opened across the street from my apartment recently. I was considering opening an account there for the convenience, but I haven’t given it too much thought. I’m more inclined to simplify my finances rather than open new accounts. I’m in the process of reducing my collection of accounts in order to simplify my life. While the new Chase branch is a block away, my brick-and-mortar institutions of choices, Wells Fargo and TD Bank, are just down the street.

This weekend, I received a notice in the mail that Chase is offering a $100 bonus for opening a checking account. These offers come in every so often, and can be for any amount between $100 and $200. The account must be opened with a low minimum of at least $100 but there are no fees only if you initiate direct deposit. I’m happy with my current direct deposit arrangement, whereby funds from my paycheck are automatically deposited into my ING Direct Electric Orange account and then distributed to savings from there.

This bonus does not appear to be available online. It required the physical certificate received in the mail or a code to be given to an account representative at a Chase branch. Here is the full “fine print” on this offer:

Chase Free Checking™ requires a $100 minimum opening deposit of new money (money not currently held by this bank or its affiliates) to qualify for the bonus. Chase Free Checking has no monthly service fee when you have a monthly direct deposit. Limit one personal checking account-related reward/premium per customer, per calendar year. Offer not available on account conversions or in combination with any other offer. Bonus will be automatically deposited into your new account with 10 business days of account opening, but not considered part of minimum opening deposit. Checking account must remain open for a minimum of six months or the bonus will be debited from the account at closing. Account is subject to approval. Bonus is considered interest and will be reported on IRS for 1099-INT.

Add to the bonus with this credit card offer from Chase to maximize your cash back rewards!

  • Chase Freedom® Visa: Currently offers $100 Bonus Cash Back + 0% Intro APR

Updated March 2012, here are current codes for receiving a bonus for opening a Chase checking account:

  • $150 bonus for Chase checking: 4282884628808196
  • $200 for Chase business checking: 4173783293084960

If these codes are no longer available, let me know, and I’ll remove them from the listing.

And if you’re looking for an online checking account with a $400 bonus, consider the Citigold® Checking Account. Citi offers 40,000 ThankYou after signing up, setting up one direct deposit and making two online bill payments.

If you successfully use any of these codes, let me know. I’ll keep this article updates with the latest codes.

Updated September 15, 2013 and originally published January 7, 2008. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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avatar Nancy

Sure here you go! #3293841075632800

Please let me know if you dont use it. Thanks


avatar elisabeth

hey Nancy I appreciate you sending the code, however I just saw you posted the code now and I am afraid someone already used it by the time I tried it. would you mind emailing on to me

I would appreciate it a lot and I also will fill out the $25 referal for you!

avatar Jaze

Does anyone else have a spare coupon code? I could really use the extra bonus right now!

avatar Jaze

forgot my email! please email me a code at dragonjaze (at) gmail.com

avatar JackS


I have 4 $25 referral code expires on December 21, 2008. If you want one, please email me at

trombone123 (at) gmail.com


avatar realmn999@yahoo.com

I know some Chase bankers who got promotion codes to alot of these coupons. I just opened a business account and got $100 free- no coupon needed. I dont want to post the bankers names so email me and I will tell u how to get it.

avatar Jason

Does anyone have an extra $100 coupon code that i can use?

avatar anthoney

Does anyone have an extra $100 coupon code by mail that i can use? I will open a Chase checking account.

Thanks a lot.

my email: yurongxie@gmail.com

avatar anthoney

Hi Nancy, do you have an extra code that i can use? I will open a chase account these days. If you do, please emal me by yxie@agcenter.lsu.edu.

avatar Larry

please send me a code thanks


avatar eric perot

If you open a Free Checking Account, youll have $25 credited to your new account. If you open a Business Checking account and obtain a minimum balance of $500 within 30 days of opening, youll have $50 credited to your account. here are the referral codes:


avatar George

I have 10 $25 coupon codes valid until January 7, 2009. email me at georambo@hotmail.com so that i can send them to you. Must open account w/ direct deposit.

avatar brycrob

I have 5 more codes that can be used, but expire 1/13/09. Open an account and get free money. $25 for Personal Checking or $50 for Business Accounts


If one doesn’t work one of the others.

avatar Keema

If anyone has an account coupon code please email me asap I would like to open a account!


avatar yurong Xie

I have 5 more codes that can be used, but expire 1/09/09. Open an account and get free money. $25 for Personal Checking or $50 for Business Accounts


avatar Edward

Hi, I need the coupon code to open a account. Thanks. Please email the coupon code to my email box: edwardhoho at hotmail dot com


avatar estelle

I am looking for a coupon for chase bank checking account.

avatar Meeeee

I need a code if anyone has one!


avatar John

Does anyone have Chase Coupon codes for the $100 for personal checking and $200 for business checking?

I just opened up these two accounts yesterday and I had the coupons – and still do in a box somewhere. We recently moved and I have boxes and boxes that I need to unpack.

Anyone who can help me out will be greatly appreciated!!!!!!

avatar Eve

Have 4 more codes that can be used, expire 03/30/09. $25 for open Personal Checking or Business Accounts. email me for your code ecai2000@hotmail.com

avatar Isha

Hi, i did get the coupon in my mail but seem to have misplaced it. If someone here doesnt need their coupon, please mail me the coupon code at ishakhurana@gmail.com

avatar KB

Does anyone had the $100 coupon for opening a checking account in Chase. It would be great if you could pass on the info to the the address below.


avatar Alex

Here are 5 codes that can be used, expire 03/10/09. $25 for opening Personal Checking or Business Accounts and $10 for Student Account.


avatar KB

Thank you for the information.

avatar danielle

does anybody have another coupon for the $100? I just opened an account yesterday and they said I have a week to get them a code! Thank youu! ~ Danielle: baja143@aol.com

avatar elly

can you send me a coupon of $100, thank you. I have opened an account on 2/6/09, I need give the coupon to the banker in next 10 days.

avatar Kristina

i heard about the free offer of $100 free coupon code. i would like to get one. thanks

avatar jimbo1

I presently have a checking account in Washington Mutual. Can I open an account at Chase and get the 100 dollar bonus

avatar Me_Mine


Hi i was wondering if somone could send me a $100 coupon code for a new Chase Account? You can send it to crazycomplexity@gmail.com I was hoping to get one that is not yet expired and at least valid through 03/15/2009. Thanks for the help!

avatar nilkaush

hi, if some one has chase bank checking account opening with direct deposit coupon code please send it across to nilkaush@gmail.com.


avatar Brian C

Hello everyone, if some one has a coupon code for opening a chase checking account and don’t need it, please e-mail me at ob1one@hotmail.com

avatar Luke Landes

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avatar Sheel

Can anyone email me the coupon code for $100 for a personal checking account, I just opened the account today ? My email id is sheel.gupta@gmail.com

avatar Dhrumil

Please, please, please, if someone has an extra code to open a checking account for the 100.00 i would greatly appreciate it. I attached my email address!! THANK YOU SO MUCH AND GOD BLESS

avatar Yvonne

I need a discount code for a chase account I just opened & this was not applied to my account. ylsena@yahoo.com

avatar crystal

Can anyone email me the coupon code for $100 or $200 for a personal checking account, I just opened the account today ? please send me one, i attached my email address…thanks

avatar isabelle

I lost my new coupon to open a chase account with a $100 rebate….I would greatly appreciate it if anyone has one that they aren’t going to use, please let me know. thank you.

avatar camille

You type in your e-mail address and recieve a new (not expired or used code). I just did this and it worked. click on the $100.oo.(blue) posted june 23rd 2009
coupon.chaseinformation.com click on the blue $100.00