Repeat A: I'd like to open a checking account. B: We would love to have you as our customer. A: What documents do you need from me? B: Do you have state issue identification? A: Is my driver's license okay? B: That's perfect. I also need your Social Security Number. A: Is there a minimum balance requirement? B: Our basic checking account has a $25.00 minimum balance per month. A: I can keep that in my account. B: I also need proof of address. A: Can I show you my gas bill? B: Yes, now I need you to sign some papers.