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Thank you for opening a new account with Cardinal Bank!

We're delighted you've chosen to open an account with us.  You've made a great choice - your account comes with so many options to help track, manage and control your finances. 

What to Expect Next

  • In a few days, you will receive a Welcome Kit in the mail - complete with a checklist and guides to help you make the most of your Cardinal Bank relationship. 
  • Also in the kit will be your signature card(s) and a business reply envelope.  Please be sure to sign the signature card(s) and return them to us in the envelope provided as quickly as possible.

In the meantime, here are some steps you can take now to make the most of your new account.

New Account Checklist

  Look out for your CheckCard or ATM Card

  • If you opened a checking, savings, or money market account and requested a Card, you should receive your Card in the next 7-10 days.
  • Call the number provided on your Card to activate it.  

  Order Checks

  • If you have opened a checking or money market account, you can order checks at
  • Your account confirmation page provided you with both the Cardinal Bank Routing & Transit number (056008849) and your new account number.  You'll need these to order your checks. 
  • Or course, you can always order checks by calling us directly at 703.584.3400 or visiting a branch near you. 

  Set-up Direct Deposit 

  • Establish convenient direct deposit of payroll, retirement, pension, Social Security or other payments to your new Cardinal Bank account. 

  Ask About Overdraft Protection 

  • Enjoy peace of mind with an Overdraft Line of Credit1 or automatic transfer from your Cardinal Bank savings or money market account for added protection on your checking account. 

  Enroll in Online Banking

  • Enroll in Online Banking and bill pay from our home page by following the on-screen prompts. 
  • Once enrolled, sign-up for e-Statements for added security and to help the environment; begin using FinanceWorksTM to help manage your expenses and find more ways to save; add Cardinal CashBack Rewards to your CheckCard to earn cash back deposited directly to your checking account for purchases made2, and establish recurring savings transfers between your Cardinal Bank checking and savings accounts for an easy savings plan.

  Enjoy the Convenience of Mobile Banking

  Subscribe to Cardinal Clicks

  • Subscribe to Cardinal Clicks Newsletter - our monthly e-newsletter to receive tips on saving money, planning for retirement and online security; learn about fun and interesting ways to improve your lifestyle and more.  


Looking for More Information?

Explore our website for more information on our products and services. 


In addition, visit our Resource Center for tools, calculators, FAQs, educational resources, demos, information about security and privacy and more.



If you have any questions, please call us at 703.584.3400. 






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1 Subject to credit approval.  Must be 18 or older.  

Purchases must be made with your Cardinal Visa CheckCard and meet the requirements of the offer in order to earn the cash back reward.

Cardinal Mobile Banking is free. Message and data rates may apply from your wireless carrier.