REFER A FRIEND

Earn $25 Just For Referring A Friend

It’s our way of saying thank you!

Refer a Friend

When you recommend a SouthState personal checking account to a friend, you can receive $25.1  

Your friend will receive convenient access to their new account through Online Banking and the SouthState Mobile Banking App, which provide the ability to send money and pay bills anytime, anywhere.2
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Here's How It Works

  1. Print our Refer a Friend form.
  2. Print your name and address on the form. Please use the contact information associated with your SouthState account.
  3. Give the completed form to a friend, and recommend a personal checking account at SouthState.
  4. Tell your friend to present this form when opening and funding a new checking account.3
  5. After the account is opened, and all conditions are met, we’ll credit your checking account with $25!

It’s that easy!  At SouthState, we believe in thanking our customers for referring your family and friends to us.

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  1. Promotional Offer Rules: This offer applies to new personal checking accounts opened at a South State branch location with a valid Refer a Friend Form. A $25 minimum deposit is required, and new accounts are subject to approval. South State reserves the right to modify or discontinue this offer at any time without notice. The offer is not available to employees of South State Bank or its subsidiaries. The offer is also not available for South State at Work, Health Savings, Money Market, Fiduciary and Construction accounts.
    Eligibility and Conditions
    Referring Customer: The Referring Customer must have an open qualifying personal checking account at South State at both the time of referral and the time of the “Refer a Friend Bonus.” The Referring Customer cannot be an owner or co-owner of the Referred Customer’s new personal checking account.
    Referred Customer: The Referred Customer cannot have an existing personal checking account at South State and must reside in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia or Virginia at the time of account opening. The Referred Customer must have five (5) or more posted and cleared debit card purchases/payments within 30 calendar days after account opening (“Qualifying Period”).
    Bonus Payment: If all of the eligibility and conditions are met, we will credit the Referring Customer’s account with a $25 Refer a Friend Bonus within 10 calendar days of the Qualifying Period. The $25 bonus will be reported to the appropriate taxing authorities, as required by law or regulation.
  2. Internet service provider fees may apply. You must be age 18 or older to access Bill Pay.
  3. By presenting this form upon account opening, you are agreeing to a one-time waiver of privacy rights to disclose account opening to Referring Customer.

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