Direct Deposit

Do you want faster, safer and more convenient access to your money? Sign up for Direct Deposit at SunTrust and we’ll automatically deposit paychecks, Social Security benefits, pension checks and any other payments into the SunTrust account of your choice.

In addition, with our online SwitchAgent™ service, you can now transfer your existing direct deposit and other automatic payments (such as insurance, mortgage and more) from your old bank to your new SunTrust account. It is easy.

Why use Direct Deposit?

  • Faster access to your funds – they’re available the same day your check is deposited.
  • Security – enjoy peace of mind with no need to worry about lost or stolen checks.
  • Convenience – save yourself the cost and time of a trip to the bank.

 How to sign up for Direct Deposit:

1. Before you get started, you’ll need to have the SunTrust routing and account numbers from a check corresponding to the account where you want your checks directly deposited. Where are the Routing and Account Numbers on my check?

2. To sign up for direct deposit with your employer, complete the payroll direct deposit form Link opens a new window. If your check is issued by the U.S. Treasury, you can enroll in Direct Deposit of all federal benefits payments online at Link opens a new window.

3. Give the printed form and a corresponding account check to your employer or government agency.

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  • Wires


      For more details about Wire Transfers with SunTrust, call 800.947.3786


      SunTrust Incoming wire instructions:


      • For Domestic incoming wire use Routing ABA: 061000104
      • For International incoming wire use SWIFT/BIC: SNTRUS3A
      • Beneficiary account number: SunTrust full account number
      • Beneficiary name: The name as it appears on the SunTrust account

      SunTrust Incoming wire instructions are also available by calling 800.947.3786 - option 1