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Switch Kit

Change is Good.

Switch your accounts to Merck Sharp & Dohme FCU in 3 easy steps!

Merck Sharp & Dohme FCU has made moving your accounts fast and convenient with our Switch Kit. All of the letters and forms you will need to make this transition as easy as possible are provided here. Just print and mail the letters to the appropriate companies and/or individuals.

3 Easy Steps to Switch

  1. Open a membership account. You can apply online or you can download a print membership application and bring it to any of our branch locations.
  2. Download and mail all the necessary forms below and print the checklist to mark your progress.
  3. Close your account at your old financial institution. Verify that all checks, card transaction, and scheduled bill payments have cleared your old checking account.

Switch Kit Checklist

Print the checklist 

Check off boxes on printed copy as you complete items.


Direct Deposit Change Request

Send written notices to companies with which you have direct deposit (employer, government deposits, pension, transfers from other financial institutions, investment dividends, child support or court-issued deposits, etc.) notifying them that you want to switch your direct deposits to your new account at Merck Sharp & Dohme FCU.


Direct Deposit Authorization

Send written notice to set up direct deposits with any new companies or individuals.


To change Social Security deposits, visit: www.ssa.gov


Or call the Social Security Administration at: 
1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778)


Merck Sharp & Dohme FCU Routing/Transit number: 231386645


Request to Cancel Automatic Payments

Send written notices to companies who automatically take payments from your checking account (utilities, mortgage, insurance, brokerage, credit cards, internet service providers, transfers to other banks, child support or court issued payments, etc.) notifying them that you are closing the account.


Request to Change Automatic Payments

Send this form to companies notifying them that you want to transfer existing automatic payments from your previous financial institution to Merck Sharp & Dohme FCU.


Verify that your direct deposits and automatic payments have begun posting to your new Merck Sharp & Dohme FCU account.


Account Closing Request

Send written notice to your old financial institution informing them you are closing your account.


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