Taking Action to Stop the Spread of COVID-19

We’ve said many times, our success depends on the success of our communities and neighbors, because ultimately if they are healthy and thriving, so are we. Those words carry even more weight now, as many of our clients and community members deal with a worldwide health crisis. As shut-downs and cancellations grind daily life to a halt for some, we remain committed to fulfilling your personal and business banking needs.

However, it is with your health and well-being in mind that we have taken action to limit in-person interaction and help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in those communities where the threat is greatest.

The following branch locations will close their lobbies to the general public according to the effective dates listed below:

  • List updated 3/25/2020 5:30 pm
  • All Arizona branches, effective Friday, March 20
  • Bismarck, ND, effective Friday, March 20
  • First International Insurance office (4554 38th Ave., S) in Fargo, ND, effective Friday, March 20
  • First International Insurance office (1730 30th Ave. S) in Moorhead, MN, effective Friday, March 20
  • Williston, ND branch inside Cashwise (300 W 11th St), effective Monday, March 23
  • Minot, ND - Arrowhead (150 16th ST. SW), effective Monday, March 23
  • Minot, ND - North Hill (2150 21st Ave NW), effective Monday, March 23
  • West Fargo, ND - (1350 13th Ave E), effective Saturday, March 21
  • Fargo, ND - (3001 25th St. S), effective Saturday, March 21
  • Fargo, ND - (3101 N Broadway - 4501 40th Ave. S,), effective Monday, March 23
  • Grand Forks, ND - (1970 S Columbia Rd), effective Monday, March 23
  • Moorhead, MN - (800 30th Ave S), effective Monday, March 23
  • Minot, ND - Broadway (1600 S Broadway), effective Monday, March 23
  • Williston, ND - Williston Downtown (19 4th St E), effective Tuesday, March 24
  • Williston, ND - Williston Plaza (1331 9th Ave NW), effective Tuesday, March 24
  • Killdeer, ND - (75 S Central Avenue), effective Tuesday, March 25
  • Rugby, ND - (215 Highway 2 SW), effective Thursday, March 26

For all other branches, it will be business as usual with enhanced safety measures in place. We will continue to monitor the situation in our communities and will notify you of any additional precautions deemed necessary.

In-person Meetings

If your insurance or banking needs are better served through an in-person meeting, please contact your local banker/agent or call your nearest FIBT location or First International Insurance location to schedule an appointment.

For the safety of our employees and our customers, we will limit in-person meetings when possible. Instead, we may ask to visit with you through the phone and/or video technology to conduct meetings, per the recommended social distancing recommendations.

Drive-up & Night Depository

Our drive-up facilities will remain open regular business hours to accept deposits/transactions. To familiarize yourself with the drive-up hours for the branch nearest you, please click here.

Our night drop locations will be collected regularly. This is an excellent solution for deposits, loan payments, and credit card payments. If you drop off a deposit or payment throughout the day and have concerns about when it is applied to your account/loan, please contact your local branch for accommodations. Click here for a list of branch phone numbers.

Safe Deposit Boxes

If you need to access your Safe Deposit Box, please call your local branch to set up an appointment. All efforts will be made to provide access at your convenience. Click here for a list of branch phone numbers.

Online & Mobile Banking

First International Bank & Trust’s Online and Mobile banking services are available 24 hours a day; seven days a week. You can easily monitor account activity, transfer funds, or make payments and/or pay others from anywhere internet access is available. You may also appreciate the convenience of using our mobile app on your smart device.

To learn how to enroll and get started with Mobile Banking, click here to view instructions.

Mobile Check Deposit is also available through the mobile app, from your smart device. Click here for easy instructions to get started.

Need to send money to friends or family members? Consider using our Zelle person-to-person payment service. Read more here.

Interactive Teller Machines & ATMs

Additionally we offer extended branch hours through Interactive Teller Machines (ITMs). This service allow you to connect with a live banker through video. Click here to discover if there’s an ITM in your neighborhood.

A live banker will be available these hours through our ITMs:

Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 8:00 pm (CST);
Saturday, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm (CST).
And, of course ATM machines are available for your cash needs. Click here for an ATM nearest you.

Customer Service

Our Customer Care Center is available for assistance by calling (800) 359-8092.

Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 8:00 pm (CST);
Saturday, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm (CST).

Our online chat feature on FIBT.com as well as inside online/mobile banking is also available during these hours for an immediate response.

Lending Needs

Our loan officers will continue to be available to answer questions or help you with a new need. Whether it’s a commercial, ag, mortgage, or a consumer loan, feel free to contact them as usual. In-person meetings can be set up via appointment, or by video if you’re more comfortable using a virtual setting. Contact your local loan officer to determine what works best for you.

Business Change Orders

If you’re in a business in need of a change order, we’re here to assist. Please contact your local branch and your change order can be picked up via drive-up. Click here for a list of branch phone numbers.

Cash Management Services

Our Cash Management Relationship Managers and Support Teams are available to assist you. Contact your Cash Management Relationship Manager as usual with any questions. You can also reach the Cash Management Support at cashmanagementsupport@FIBT.com

Be Safe. We Care About You.

We know this can be a stressful time for people. Unfortunately, in times like these, scams can play on people’s emotions and good intentions. First International Bank & Trust has prepared security and fraud tips and encourages you to familiarize yourself to keep you and your loved ones safe.

First International Bank & Trust is committed to helping you Live First. Updates related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) will be posted to our website, FIBT.com and our Facebook Page.

Thank you for the trust you place in us to care for your financial needs.

Stephen Stenehjem
CEO and Chairman