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Frequently Asked Questions

General

What is the Southern Bancorp bank routing number?

The routing number for Southern Bancorp is 082901334


Support

What should I do if my debit card is lost or stolen?

Please call 1-800-383-8000 immediately to report a card lost or stolen. Live support is available 24 hours / 7 days a week. You can also call your local branch during normal business hours.

What should I do if my credit card is lost of stolen?

Please call 1(800)558-3424. Live support is available 24 hours / 7 days a week.


Online Banking

What is my Web Banking ID?

Your Web Banking ID is a username you have created to access online banking. You created it when you first enrolled in Online Banking. Due to security reasons, if you have forgotten your Web Banking ID, you can call 1800-789-3428 for assistance during regular business hours. You will be asked to verify your account information in order to obtain your username.

Lost Password

To reset your password, click on the link that says “Forgot Your Password?” on Online Banking Login page. If you have already tried to login too many times, and your login has been disabled, you will not be able to use the “Forgot Password” feature. Please instead call Customer Care at 1800-789-3428 during regular business hours to unlock your account.

What does “your account has been disabled” mean?

For security reasons, entering the incorrect password for online banking too many times will lock your online banking account. You will not be able to access online banking until you call Customer Care at 1800-789-3428 during regular business hours to verify your account information and unlock your online banking account.

Note: “disabled” does not affect your banking accounts or loan accounts in any way. It is only the web banking ID that has been momentarily locked.

How do I enroll in online banking?

Click on the “Enroll” link below login to go to the Online Banking Login page. Below the login form, you will see “Don’t have an Internet Banking account?” You will need to click the checkbox next to “I agree to the terms and conditions to enroll for internet banking” before you will be able to click the “Enroll Now” button.

Once you have agreed to the terms and conditions and started the enrollment process, you will need to fill out the form with your social security number, account number, birth date, zip code, and email address. If you do not have this information or it is not accepting your information, please call Customer Care at 1800-789-3428 during regular business hours to check the information.

How do I update my browser?

For your online safety and security, Web Banking requires an updated browser. For information on determining which version you are using and how to update, please visit our page on how to update your browser.


Checks

Can I reorder checks online?

Yes, you can reorder your checks online. Southern Bancorp has partnered with Harland Clarke to provide quality paper checks for your personal and business account needs. To reorder checks, please visit: http://www.clarkeamerican.com


Checking Accounts

How can I open a Southern Bancorp checking account?

Southern Bancorp requires customers to visit a bank branch in person to open an account. Specific information can be obtained at a banking center, by phone or by contacting us online.

What do I need to open a new checking account?

Eligibility requirements and the required documentation to open a checking account vary by city and state in which the account is opened. Specific information can be obtained at a banking center, by phone or by contacting us online.


Savings

How can I open a Southern Bancorp savings account?

Southern Bancorp requires customers to visit a bank branch to open an account. Specific information can be obtained at a banking center, by phone or by contacting us online.

What do I need to open a new savings account?

Eligibility requirements and the required documentation to open an account vary by city and state in which the account is opened. Specific information can be obtained at a banking center, by phone or by contacting us online.


CDs

Do you automatically renew CDs at the time of maturity?

Yes. Southern Bancorp will automatically renew the account by reinvesting funds on the maturity date, which is the first day after the term ends. We reinvest both principal and interest. You can elect to receive the interest earned on the account, a portion of the account or the entire amount of the account. The term for the automatically reinvested deposit is the same length as the previous term of the account.

What are your current CD rates?

Specific information about our rates can be obtained at a banking center, by phone or by contacting us online.


Debit Card

What can I do with a debit card?

You can withdraw cash, transfer money and get account balances with your debit card. Also, you can pay for purchases using your card at thousands of merchants that accept debit cards.

What are the limits on my debit card?

You may withdraw up to $400 of your available account balance per day. For card purchases using your Personal Identification Number (PIN), your daily limit is $1,000 of your available account balance.

How many accounts can I link to my debit card?

You can link up to 15 Southern Bancorp checking and savings accounts to one card. You can name each account individually so that each account name will appear on the ATM screen for you to select when you want to make withdrawals.

How do I activate my debit card?

Just use your debit card with your Personal Identification Number (PIN) at a Southern Bancorp ATM or call this number: 866-590-4793. For your protection, your card won’t work until you perform this step.

How is my debit card different from an ATM card?

Your Southern Bancorp debit card does everything an ATM card can do and more. Not only can you use it at ATM locations, you can also make purchases with it at more than 18 million MasterCard® locations worldwide.

How is my debit card different from a credit card?

Your debit card is not a credit card. Purchases are deducted automatically from your checking account and detailed on your monthly statement.

What should I do if my debit card is lost or stolen?

Please call 1-800-383-8000 immediately to report a card lost or stolen. Live support is available 24 hours / 7 days a week. You can also call your local branch during normal business hours.

Why should I use a debit card?

A debit card is an extremely convenient way to pay for business expenses and has many advantages over check-writing:

  • Since your purchases are automatically deducted from your checking account, you have the advantage of receiving no surprise bills at the end of the month.
  • There are no per-item fees for conducting check card transactions.
  • Every MasterCard® transaction comes with a receipt detailing the merchant name, transaction date and amount.
  • Full transaction detail appears on your monthly checking account statement.
  • Full transaction details can also be viewed in your Online Banking account approximately two to four days after your transaction date free of charge (if you are enrolled in web banking).
  • Your Southern Bancorp debit card can be used for Internet and phone order transactions.
  • Debit cards are accepted at 18 million MasterCard® locations worldwide.

If you weren’t able to find help in this section, please contact us online or contact your bank branch by phone or in person for assistance. A representative will be happy to assist you.