If you have opened a new account and wish to close your Wells Fargo Account, you might think this will take a few minutes. How hard could it be? Closing your account with Wells Fargo is easy and here are the steps to take.
The first thing you need to do is ensure that your account is empty. Wells Fargo will charge a fee if you have money left in your account when you close it, so it's important not to forget about this step. If you want to transfer some of that cash elsewhere — say, into another bank or credit union account — you can do so quickly and easily via online banking or by using one of its mobile apps.
You'll receive a prompt to log in to your account and verify your identity with a one-time code. You'll get this code by logging in to your online banking account.
In some cases, you may get an error message if there are issues with your account that need attention. Call customer service if:
You can decide how you want to close the account — in a branch, over the phone or online.
After thousands of Wells Fargo customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Close an Account with Wells Fargo? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Wells Fargo if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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