Checking Accounts

Find the checking account that's right for you

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Free Checking

A free checking account with full-service features.

Benefits Include:

  • Open with $25
  • Free Online Banking, Mobile Banking, and Bill Pay
  • Free online and paper statements
  • Unlimited check writing
Monthly Service Charge


ATM Fees for Using BBVA Compass ATMs


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Interest Checking

Earn interest, and enjoy exclusive perks and features.

Benefits Include:

  • Open with $25
  • Tiered interest rates on your checking balance
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Complimentary Online Banking, Mobile Banking, and Bill Pay
  • Complimentary Premium checks and 50% off other styles
  • Automatic rebates on ATM fees charged by other banks (two per statement cycle)
Monthly Service Charge

$25; Monthly Service Charge is waived if you meet specified requirements

ATM Fees for Using BBVA Compass & Allpoint® ATMs


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ClearConnect Checking

Anytime access makes this account just your speed.

Benefits Include:

  • Open with $25
  • Complimentary Online Banking, Mobile Banking, and Bill Pay
  • A BBVA Compass  Visa® Debit Card you can customize with your favorite photo
Monthly Service Charge


ATM Fees for Using BBVA Compass  & Allpoint® ATMs


When you're starting over or just getting started, Easy Checking from BBVA Compass can help you rebuild your finances.  Learn More

No matter which checking account you choose, you'll enjoy:


Frequently asked questions

How do I find an ATM when I need cash?

You can quickly locate a ranch or ATM using our online or mobile location finder.

If I don't live near a branch will I still get personal service?

By opening an account online, you will get complimentary service from our team of remote bankers via phone, email, text or video conference. Living near a branch is no longer necessary.

Can I use a mobile phone for banking?

Our powerful Mobile Banking App helps you take control of your finances no matter where you go. Pay bills, check balances, transfer money, sign up for alerts to keep an eye on your money - all from the convenience of a simple-to-use, award-winning Mobile Banking App. 

How do I order checks?

Use our convenient online option. You may also send checks directly from Online and Mobile banking using Bill Pay without buying paper checks.

How do I request and activate my Debit Card?

Visit the nearest BBVA Compass Banking Center today for a BBVA Compass Visa Check Card. Replacement cards can be ordered by calling 1-800-266-7277. Remember, you must have a BBVA Compass checking account prior to ordering a card. To activate your card through our automated system, call 1-866-676-1895 to use your card at any BBVA Compass ATM with your PIN, or make a purchase at any retailer location using your PIN.

Does BBVA Compass offer a free checking account?

Yes. BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking keeps you in control of your money. 

How do I switch to BBVA Compass?

Switching to BBVA Compass is easy. Download the Consumer Switch Kit now.

How do I open a checking account?

Once you choose the checking account that fits your needs, there are several ways to apply:

Apply online

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Apply by phone

Call 1-800-COMPASS (1-800-266-7277)

Apply in person

Find a BBVA Compass location

Details you need to make a smart decision

Checking accounts subject to approval, which may include credit approval. $25 minimum opening deposit required. Please refer to the Terms & Conditions for each product or service for additional details. Additional terms and miscellaneous fees may apply. Products, features, and benefits offered with accounts are subject to change at any time.