Deposit Checks Remotely with Mobile Deposit®   

Did you know you can deposit checks easily and securely without coming into a branch? You have banking convenience in the palm of your hand with Mobile Banking with Mobile Deposit®*. Download our free Mobile Banking app at the Apple Store® or Google® Play Store today to get started. Questions? Refer to our Mobile Deposit FAQs to learn more.

First-time Mobile Banking users

  1. Download our free Mobile Banking app at the Apple Store® or Google® Play Store. Search “Northwest Federal” to find it fast or snap a QR code below.
  2. Enter your Online Banking username and password on the Login Screen to sign in.
  3. Check your email to retrieve your one-time PIN needed to access Mobile Banking for the first time.
  4. Follow instructions on your mobile device to enter the one-time PIN received via email.

How to Make a Mobile Deposit:

  • Login to your NW Mobile App
    • Enter your User ID - tap Continue
    • Enter your password - tap Login
  • Select "Deposit a Check" from your home screen or from the menu on the top right of your screen
  • Tap "Select an Account" 
    • A drop down list of your accounts will appear - select your account
  • Tap “Check Amount” – enter the amount
  • Tap “Click Here to Take Picture” under "Front of check image"
    • Align the check within the frame, click for your photo
    • Be sure you have endorsed the back of your check
    • At “Back of Check Image”, align the check within the frame, click your photo
  • Tap "Make Deposit" – a confirmation your check has been deposited will appear with a transaction ID number for tracking

*Mobile Deposit is a registered trademark of Mitek Services, Inc. Qualification criteria apply for Mobile Deposit. Mobile Deposit is available for most iPhone, iPad and Android devices enabled with a camera. iPhone and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Apple Store® is a service mark of Apple Inc.


Remote Deposit Options

Direct Deposit provides quick access to your paycheck

Sign up for direct deposit with your employer to have your paycheck automatically deposited into your account each pay period. You’ll need:

  1. Northwest Federal’s ABA routing number: 256075025
  2. Your Northwest Federal savings / checking/ money market account number
  3. Northwest Federal’s address:  PO Box 1229, Herndon, VA  20172-1229

Access your funds:

  • Remotely: Online/Mobile/Telephone Banking or Bank by Mail
  • In-person: at a Northwest Federal branch, shared branch or ATM

Deposit checks, make payments, and more with Bank by Mail

Get your Bank by Mail kit at any branch or call our Member Service Center.

Our Shared Branch network lets you bank in-person nationwide

Find a location near you with our convenient Locator Wizard

Get cash and deposit checks at ATMs coast to coast

Use our Locator WIzard to find one near you.