Please Read: To apply through First Midwest Bank, you must have a current business loan or business deposit relationship with us.

Important: Upon completing your online submission, you will receive two (2) emails from The first is a thank you that confirms receipt and a second email with additional instructions to create an account. The second email may take up to 90 minutes after receipt of application submission. If you do not see an email, please check your junk/spam email. If you are submitting the application after 11PM CDT you will not receive the email confirmation response until the next business day.

  • After you create your account, you will need to complete owner verification. This includes verifying and attesting your personal information (name, SSN, date of birth, citizenship) in order to submit the loan registration. For multiple owner companies, please make sure you have all required personal information for ownership up to a minimum of 50%. If you do not have all required documents available at this time, you may continue with your application. However, all required documents must be provided before your loan can be closed.

  • Reminder: in order to finalize and close your loan, you will need to upload the required documents in your account, in electronic/digital format (pdf), The SBA has defined the following documentation* as acceptable:
    • Articles of incorporation or partnership agreement, as applicable
    • Corporate bylaws or Operating Agreement for borrower
    • 2019 Year-end Balance Sheet and Income Statement
    • Payroll Documentation, which needs to detail
      -  List of employees, annual compensation, and country of residence

If you have any questions, please call our First Midwest SBA PPP Help Center at 855-206-1944.

First Midwest SBA PPP Help Center Hours
Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM CDT

Welcome to the SBA Paycheck / Protection Program application

Have questions? 855-206-1944

* Other documents may be requested and required by either First Midwest Bank or the SBA.

There may be processing delays or other issues that could impact First Midwest’s ability to accept your application or submission of any application to SBA. Your application may not be approved or funds may not be available; the Banks do not make any representation that submission of an application will result in automatic approval or funding.