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First Merchants Working Together
First Merchants was founded on a principle: banks should help their communities thrive. So over 125 years ago, a group of business owners created First Merchants to ensure our neighbors had a trusted place for their money.

First Merchants Commercial Banking
For more than a century, First Merchants Bank has been a proud partner to business owners throughout our local communities with our combination of vast financial resources and personal, local service. We instill confidence in business owners by making our decisions in the places they call home. We build strong, personal relationships around a common goal to see their businesses thrive and grow.
First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors
First Merchants private wealth advisors have the experience to help grow your portfolio while always working to protect what you’ve built. And every one of our advisors carry the fiduciary designation, which means they serve you and not a sales commission. Each client needs a well thought out plan. They can’t wait for solutions. So, working together, we create them.
Download First Merchants Mobile Banking App

First Merchants Mobile Banking is a simple, secure and convenient way to manage your bank accounts, anytime, anywhere, right from your Apple or Android device! You can download the First Merchants Mobile App using your app store.

Enroll in First Merchants Text Banking

Text Banking must be activated from the Mobile Banking Center within Online Banking. Click on the 'Activate Now' link for Text Banking and follow the instructions presented on the screen.

First Merchants Debit Card Control

Best of friends: Your debit card and mobile app. Just tap the app. Then you can turn your debit card on or off if lost or stolen. Lock in geographic boundaries and even set what types of items you usually buy and how much you can spend.

Tools for Managing Your Checking Account

Managing your financing can be overwhelming! At First Merchants, we are here to help you gain control of your finances with multiple tools and channels to balance your accounts. Our Mobile Banking App, Text Banking, Telephone Banking and Online banking are just a few of those tools. We are here to help!

Smart Saver CD

Save smarter with monthly automatic transfers from your checking account to a CD. You can transfer as little as $25 per month and watch your money grow with a smart savers CD.  Learn more

Mobile Deposit

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3! The fast, easy way to deposit checks from your mobile phone or your tablet.  Learn More

Auto Loans

Take the wheel with a great deal on a low fixed rate auto loan! You can even refinance an existing high rate auto loan. Call us at 1-800-205-3464 for more information.

Online Banking Personal Finance Tools

Set budget goals, alerts and even set up account aggregation to see all of your accounts, or just the accounts you want. It's your choice! The First Merchants personal finance tools within online banking put you in control.

How to Make a Purchase Using Apple Pay
Apple Pay is the most secure and convenient way to make purchases. Upload your First Merchants Mastercard Debit Card information and you're ready to go. You can authorize a purchase by holding your finger on touch ID and holding your iPhone next to the terminal to make your purchase and that's it - you're done. It's that easy.
Make a Transaction Using Mobile Wallet

Because we know you’re on the go, we’re doing more to keep up with you. With mobile wallet options like Apple Pay® and Samsung Pay®, you can experience greater security and convenience on purchases at millions of participating retailers. 

How to Make a Mobile Deposit Using First Merchants Mobile App

Thanks to the Mobile Deposit feature of the First Merchants Mobile app, depositing checks is now as simple as snapping a picture on your smartphone or tablet device. Now, there’s no need to rush to the bank or wait in line. This training video will teach you how to set-up an online bank account and corresponding mobile app so that you can quickly deposit a check within the comfort of your own home.

How to Use First Merchants Text Banking

First Merchants Bank free Text Banking service is the fastest, easiest way to check your accounts on the go. Monitor your finances at anytime from anywhere. Just text commands to 49794 from your enrolled mobile phone.

Set Up Passcode Options in the First Merchants Mobile Banking App

We understand the importance of security when managing your finances. We use industry standard security measures to protect your information both online and within our mobile apps. Users can create a passcode to sign in quickly and view accounts, iPhone users can use Apple's Touch ID to sign in quickly and view accounts, and ID and password are required when making transfers, payments, or deposits.