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The Fortress App is now available! 

Existing users simply need to update the existing app on your device.

New users can use the links below to download the app. 


Get App for my Apple Device from Apple App Store
Get App for my Android Device from Google Play Store

Our Mobile Banking App has a fresh paint job. All the same great features remain and continue to expand. As always, you can safely and securely access your accounts anytime, anywhere. 
Our mobile app is FREE and allows you to: 
  • Transfer funds between your accounts
  • Deposit checks using Mobile Deposit capture
  • View balances and account activity
  • View check and deposit images and e-statements
  • Set alerts to receive notifications on your account activity
  • Use Picture Pay to take a photo of your bill and submit payment
  • Use Pay a Friend for person to person payment convenience
  • Use My Card to freeze/unfreeze your Fortress Debit Card
  • Pay existing vendors with Bill Pay service
  • Locate Banking Centers and ATMs
  • Contact Us


Instructions for reconnecting to Intuit Quicken or QuickBooks found here


We’ve got innovative solutions for you to access First State when face to face banking just isn’t convenient.

To activate online banking for the very first time and to turn on special features like billpay and mobile capture, you will need to:

Contact a Banking Center near you

Contact our Virtual Banking Center for electronic service

I am enrolled! I want to sign in for first time


How do you want to connect? We have options for your:

  • Computer
  • Laptop
  • Tablet
  • Smartphone
  • Text-Enabled Phone
  • Cell or Landline Phone
Mobile Web Banking

On any internet enabled mobile device you can access full functions of online banking including:

  • Bill Pay
  • EZ Send Tranfers to people and other banks (P2P & A2A)
  • and much more
Smart Phone App

A quick download of our app makes it easy to:

  • View account info
  • Make transfers between First State accounts
  • Deposit in a snap with mobile check capture (please request this feature with buttons above)
  • Locate nearby ATMs using your phone's GPS
Text Alerts

You don’t have to have internet access on your phone to have reminders and alerts at your fingertips. With text-enabled phones, you can receive alerts for:

  • account activity
  • balance limits
  • event and maturity alerts
  • and much more

Log in to Online Banking and look under Accounts>Account Alerts to see and set up all alert options.