To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, the U.S.A Patriot Act requires that all financial institutions to obtain , verify and record information that identifies each person who opens an account. What this means to you: When you open an account, we will ask for your name, physical address, date of birth, tax identification number, and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask for other identifying documents if needed. We will let you know what additional information is required.