Who can open a Cheese account? September 21, 2021 19:26 Updated Any U.S. resident over the age of 18 with a Social Security number OR a valid passport and VISA can apply for an account. Related articles Can I open an account if I live outside the US? How long does it take to open an account? What information do I need to provide to open an account? What kind of card does Cheese offer? How do I open a Savings account?