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Direct Deposit

Direct Deposit

Direct Deposit is a FREE and easy service that gives you control of your money! Plus, it's confidential and time saving - your check is automatically deposited into your account.

Print a Direct Deposit form today!

Benefits of Direct Deposit

  • Ease: Save yourself a trip to the bank.
  • Safety: No risk of lost or stolen checks.
  • Control: Same-day access to your funds.

Setting Up Direct Deposit

  • If you are setting up Direct Deposit for a payroll check, click here or visit any TCF location for a Payroll Direct Deposit Authorization Form. Once you have filled the form out, either submit it to your employer or transfer the information onto your employer's Direct Deposit form.
  • If you are setting up Direct Deposit for a Federal benefit check, a TCF Representative can help you complete the required form and mail it in for you or a TCF Representative can help you call (800) 333-1795.
  • Allow approximately 4 weeks after completing the process for Direct Deposit to start.

Display and print a Direct Deposit authorization form. All depositors may not accept this form. Contact the depositor and complete their preferred form if applicable.

Possible Payments

  • Payroll checks
  • Social Security benefits
  • Supplemental Security benefits
  • Railroad Retirement checks
  • Civil Service Retirement checks
  • VA compensation and benefits
  • Military pay and pensions
  • Federal Payments
  • Dividends
  • Pensions
  • Other payments may be eligible. Contact Us for more details.

Federal Payments

To sign-up for a federal payment Direct Deposit by phone, contact the federal agency below. 

Contact Phone
Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (800) 772-1213
Civil Service Retirement  (888) 767-6738   
Veterans Benefits    (800) 827-1000    
Railroad Retirement    Toll Free: (877) 772-5772 
Federal or Military Salary Federal or Military personnel office

When calling provide the information below:

  1. Social Security Number
  2. TCF account number
  3. Routing and Transit Number

If you want us to set-up Direct Deposit for you, visit your neighborhood TCF Bank location.

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