First National Bank DeRidder makes it easy to change your banking accounts!

Has your current bank gotten too big? Are you ready to move over to one of First National Bank DeRidder 's Stress Free Checking Accounts? We have simplified the process with our Stress Free Switch Kit.


Download the entire FNBD Stress Free Switch Kit and begin your switch to a smarter bank!


Step One:
Open a First National Bank DeRidder Checking Account
Visit one of our 3 locations to select a stress FREE checking account - such as our FREE Checking Account with eStatement. The Checking Account with eStatement includes: $500 Overdraft Privilege, FREE Online Banking, FREE Bill Pay, FREE Telephone Banking, Unlimited Check Writing and NO Monthly Service Charges.

Step Two:
Start using your new Checking Account
Begin using your new First National Bank DeRidder Checking Account, First National Bank DeRidder Debit Card, First National Bank DeRidder's Online Banking and First National Bank DeRidder’s FREE Online Bill Pay.

Stop using your former bank accounts. NOTE: allow enough time for outstanding checks, debit card purchases and automatic payments to clear before closing the account. Usually a 10 business day period is sufficient.

Step Three:
Transfer Automatic Debits and Direct Deposits to First National Bank DeRidder
Our Switch Kit forms make it easy to transfer any drafts (such as car payments, monthly insurance premiums, etc.) that are automatically deducted from your former account to your new First National Bank DeRidder Account. Contact one of our helpful customer service representatives if you need assistance in completing the forms.

Now you can monitor your account online at and verify that all of your automated debits and deposits have been transferred. Be sure to contact your former bank with instructions to close your account

  • Close Account Form - a form that notifies your former banking institution that you are closing your account.

Switching to First National Bank DeRidder is as easy as one, two, three. Once you have made the switch, you can access your account anytime that is convenient for you. Should you need additional help, please contact our Internet Banking Department at (337) 463-6231 Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Standard Time.