Experience the Power and Freedom of Text Banking with State Farm Bank®

What do you do when you're away from your computer and need to see your account balance, check on a deposit, or confirm that a check has cleared? If you have a State Farm Bank Visa® CheckCard or ATM card, text banking may be the solution.

Sign Up for Text Banking

With text banking, you can access your account information via mobile phone virtually anytime, anywhere. It's free* and secure.

We've made it easier than ever to stay connected to your State Farm Bank account. Text Banking is secure and easy to set up. If you have a State Farm Bank Visa® CheckCard, ATM card, or credit card, you can sign up to receive alerts. Once you're signed up, just send us a text message to find out your account balance, recent transactions, payment due date, and more.1

Get Started

Setting up text banking takes just a few minutes. Register for an online account or log in now and click on the "Customer Service" tab in your bank account or the "Alerts" tab in your credit card account. You can also choose to receive Fraud Alerts via email or text.1,2

ATM/Debit Card Text Banking

Number 4BANK (42265)

BAL Retrieves account balance
MINI Retrieves last 5 transactions

If you have both checking and savings tied to your card
BAL CHK Retrieves checking account balance
BAL SAV Retrieves savings account balance
MINI CHK Retrieves last 5 checking account transactions
MINI SAV Retrieves last 5 savings account transactions

Credit Card Text Banking

Number SFCARD (732273)

BAL Retrieves balance and available credit
AVAIL Retrieves available credit and available cash
BILL Retrieves last payment amount/date and minimum payment due/date
TRANS Retrieves last three credit transactions
MORE Retrieves three additional transactions
HELP Returns info regarding alerts and customer service contracts
MENU Retrieves a list of text commands
STOP Disables text alerts

Have questions? Please call us toll-free:

If you have any questions, please call State Farm Bank at 877-SF4-BANK (877-734-2265)

877-SF4-BANK (1-877-734-2265) for checking and savings
877-SF4-VISA (1-877-734-8472) for credit cards
888-559-1922 for technical difficulties



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* Your mobile service provider may charge for text messages sent or received on your mobile device. Check with your provider for details on specific charges that may apply.

State Farm Bank®, Bloomington, Illinois, is a Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender. NMLS ID 139716. The other products offered by affiliate companies of State Farm Bank are not FDIC insured, not a State Farm Bank obligation or guaranteed by State Farm Bank, and subject to investment risk, including possible loss of principal invested. Contact State Farm Bank toll-free at 877-SF4-BANK (877-734-2265). Callers who are hearing or speech impaired should dial 711 or use a preferred Telecommunications Relay Service.

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