You’ll need to deposit at least $1,000 to open a Bank of America CD. Branch availability. Bank of America operates in all 50 states but doesn’t have retail branches in AK, AL, HI, LA, MS, MT, ND, NE, SD, VT, WI, WV, or WY. Below average rates. Bank of America’s CD rates are far below what other institutions offer. Bank of America CD rates. Standard Term CD rates are available online for terms of 28 days to 10 years. These CDs require a minimum deposit of $1,000. Featured CD rates are much higher than Standard Term ones, but are available only at a branch or over the phone. The minimum deposit is also higher, $10,000.