FAQ

How do I open a Bip Finance Account?

Bip Finance Account must be opened in person.

Are Bip Finance Account in U.S. Dollars or in foreign currencies?

Bip Finance Account are in U.S. Dollars except for Sterling Services Accounts which are in Pound Sterling. ATM Cards can be utilized to obtain local currencies where applicable. Local currencies and checks can also be purchased at your Community Bank banking center.

What types of checking accounts are offered by Bip Finance ?

Checking accounts include Regular Checking, Interest Bearing Checking. Sterling Services Accounts are available in the UK offering Pound Sterling Accounts. For more information on all products, contact your Community Bank representative.

What are the requirements to open a Bip Finance Account?

To be eligible for full banking services at AIL Credit Union, you must meet at least one of the requirements below:
Your full name, home address, home telephone number, your campus telephone number, and your college address (Letterhead showing the local address – i.e. utility bills or apartment contract)
•Unexpired passport
•I-94 card
•I-20, DS-2019 or I-797 approval notice
• Any secondary form of identification (such as: your passport, your Student ID card, birth certificate, state driver’s license, or a letter from the International Students and Scholars Office)
•Enrollment verification letter from your school

Are Savings Accounts offered by Bip Finance ?

Savings Accounts are available through Bip Finance offering competitive interest rates with interest compounded and credited monthly. For more information on all products, contact your Community Bank representative.

Does Bip Finance offer Certificates of Deposit (CDs)?

Bip Finance Certificates of Deposit pay a higher interest rate than regular savings accounts and interest bearing checking accounts. You can choose from a variety of terms and annual percentage yields. For more information on all products, contact your Community Bank representative.

What types of Overdraft Protection does Bip Finance offer?

Overdraft Protection can be linked to your Regular Checking or Interest Bearing Checking to provide you extra protection against overdrafts or returned checks. A Line of Credit is a revolving line of credit linked to your Regular Checking or Interest Bearing Checking to provide overdraft protection when needed. Credit is subject to approval. For more information contact your Community Bank representative.

Does Bip Finance offer Online Banking and Bill Payment?

Yes. Online Banking with FREE U.S. domestic bill payment is available to Community Bank customers. For more information, visit our Online Banking page. Additionally, we offer the Euro Bill Payments service to assist you with paying your local bills online. For further information, visit the Local Bill Pay page.

Can my local bills be paid automatically?

You can request that your rent and other regular local bills, such as utility and telephone bills, be paid from your Checking or Sterling Accounts by contacting your local Community Bank banking center representative to find out about availability in your location.

I am deploying, can Bip Finance help me to ensure my bills are paid?

Contact your local Bip Finance banking center to discuss your pending deployment and concerns or click here for online resources.

Does Bip Finance provide ATM Cards?

Yes. You may choose to receive a Bip Finance ATM Card to access your account through Bip Finance ATMs or thousands of AFFN® or CIRRUS® network locations around the world. You may also use your Community Bank ATM card at some point–of–sale terminals. Contact your AIL Credit Union representative for more information.

How can I get my account information when the local banking center is closed?

Bip Finance offers several ways to get your account information when your local banking center is closed.
•With Bip Finance Online Banking, you can access your accounts from your computer 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
•Additionally, Interactive Banking / Bank by Phone gives you access to your accounts from almost anywhere, anytime. Contact your local Bip Finance to establish your PIN (Personal Identification Number) to get started

I recently tried to use Interactive Banking / Bank by Phone to get information about my account, I was asked for my PIN (Personal Identification Number). I am not sure I have one. How can I get one, or verify that I have one?

Contact your Bip Finance center or Customer Service representative during normal banking hours for information on how to utilize Interactive Banking / Bank by Phone.

How can I get information about loans?

Contact your Bip Finance to find out about the various financing options available for new/used cars and motorcycles, Signature loans and/or CD secured loans. See our Loan Products page for additional information.

How can I place a stop payment on a check?

Timing is important in stop payment situations. Contact your Bip Finance banking center or Customer Service representative to place a stop payment order during normal local banking hours.

How do I make a wire transfer?

Contact your Bip Finance center or Customer Service representative during normal banking hours for information on how to make a wire transfer.

How do I change my Bip Finance Account address? Contact your Bip Finance center or Customer Service

Contact your Bip Finance center or Customer Service representative during normal banking hours for information on how to change your account address

My overseas assignment has changed and I must relocate to another country, does this impact my accounts?

Due to U.S. governmental regulations when your assignment requires relocation to another country, depending on the country location, you may need to close your existing Bip Finance Account and open another Bip Finance account. For more information, contact your Bip Finance center representative.

How do I close my Bip Finance account?

Contact your Bip Finance center or Customer Service representative during normal banking hours for information on how to close your account

What types of checking accounts are offered by Bip Finance ?

Checking accounts include Regular Checking, Interest Bearing Checking. Sterling Services Accounts are available in the UK offering Pound Sterling Accounts. For more information on all products, contact your Community Bank representative.

What are the requirements to open a BIP Finance?

To be eligible for full banking services at BIP Finance, you must meet at least one of the requirements below:
Your full name, home address, home telephone number, your campus telephone number, and your college address (Letterhead showing the local address – i.e. utility bills or apartment contract)
•Unexpired passport
•I-94 card
•I-20, DS-2019 or I-797 approval notice
• Any secondary form of identification (such as: your passport, your Student ID card, birth certificate, state driver’s license, or a letter from the International Students and Scholars Office)
•Enrollment verification letter from your school

Are Savings Accounts offered by Bip Finance ?

Savings Accounts are available through Bip Finance offering competitive interest rates with interest compounded and credited monthly. For more information on all products, contact your Community Bank representative.

Does Bip Finance offer Certificates of Deposit (CDs)?

Bip Finance Certificates of Deposit pay a higher interest rate than regular savings accounts and interest bearing checking accounts. You can choose from a variety of terms and annual percentage yields. For more information on all products, contact your Community Bank representative.

What types of Overdraft Protection does Bip Finance offer?

Overdraft Protection can be linked to your Regular Checking or Interest Bearing Checking to provide you extra protection against overdrafts or returned checks. A Line of Credit is a revolving line of credit linked to your Regular Checking or Interest Bearing Checking to provide overdraft protection when needed. Credit is subject to approval. For more information contact your Community Bank representative.

Does CUT offer Online Banking and Bill Payment?

Yes. Online Banking with FREE U.S. domestic bill payment is available to Community Bank customers. For more information, visit our Online Banking page. Additionally, we offer the Euro Bill Payments service to assist you with paying your local bills online. For further information, visit the Local Bill Pay page.

Can my local bills be paid automatically?

You can request that your rent and other regular local bills, such as utility and telephone bills, be paid from your Checking or Sterling Accounts by contacting your local Community Bank banking center representative to find out about availability in your location.

I am deploying, can BIP Finance help me to ensure my bills are paid?

Contact your local BIP Finance banking center to discuss your pending deployment and concerns or click here for online resources.

Does BIP Finance provide ATM Cards?

Yes. You may choose to receive a BIP Finance ATM Card to access your account through BIP Finance ATMs or thousands of AFFN® or CIRRUS® network locations around the world. You may also use your Community Bank ATM card at some point–of–sale terminals. Contact your BIP Finance representative for more information.

How can I get my account information when the local banking center is closed?

BIP Finance offers several ways to get your account information when your local banking center is closed.
•With BIP Finance Online Banking, you can access your accounts from your computer 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
•Additionally, Interactive Banking / Bank by Phone gives you access to your accounts from almost anywhere, anytime. Contact your local BIP Finance to establish your PIN (Personal Identification Number) to get started

I recently tried to use Interactive Banking / Bank by Phone to get information about my account, I was asked for my PIN (Personal Identification Number). I am not sure I have one. How can I get one, or verify that I have one?

Contact your BIP Finance center or Customer Service representative during normal banking hours for information on how to utilize Interactive Banking / Bank by Phone.

How can I get information about loans?

Contact your BIP Finance to find out about the various financing options available for new/used cars and motorcycles, Signature loans and/or CD secured loans. See our Loan Products page for additional information.

How can I place a stop payment on a check?

Timing is important in stop payment situations. Contact your BIP Finance banking center or Customer Service representative to place a stop payment order during normal local banking hours.

How do I make a wire transfer?

Contact your BIP Finance center or Customer Service representative during normal banking hours for information on how to make a wire transfer.

How do I change my BIP Finance Account address? Contact your BIP Finance center or Customer Service

Contact your BIP Finance center or Customer Service representative during normal banking hours for information on how to change your account address

My overseas assignment has changed and I must relocate to another country, does this impact my accounts?

Due to U.S. governmental regulations when your assignment requires relocation to another country, depending on the country location, you may need to close your existing BIP Finance Account and open another BIP Finance account. For more information, contact your BIP Finance center representative.

How do I close my BIP Finance account?

Contact your BIP Finance center or Customer Service representative during normal banking hours for information on how to close your account

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