BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking


Apply for a Free Checking account online. You could save $120 a year.*

A BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking account keeps you in control of your money using an award-winning Mobile Banking app, Online Banking, customizable alerts, Bill Pay, and full-service in-branch banking.


Your Free Checking puts you in control

Access your money in-branch, online, with your mobile device, or at one of our many ATMs, and enjoy:

  • NO ATM fees on BBVA Compass ATMs
  • FREE Online & Mobile Banking
  • FREE customizable alerts1
  • FREE online and paper statements
  • One FREE Visa® Debit Card you can personalize with your favorite photo2
  • Open with $25

A Free Checking account with full-service features

Your BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking Account comes loaded with free features, plus it gives you the flexibility to customize your account by adding optional Custom Features3 to meet your specific banking needs. For example, let's say you use ATMs frequently, or need Cashier's Checks regularly. Adding the appropriate Custom Feature for a few dollars a month can ultimately save you money.

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Compare the monthly Service Charge fees*

Bank Monthly Service Charge/Service Fee Yearly Cost

BBVA Compass Free Checking



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+Monthly Service Charge/Service Fee information is based on information published by Chase, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America as of 1/11/2017. *Monthly Service Charges/Fees apply if the account holder does not meet the requirements to waive the Monthly Service Charge/Service Fee. The requirements to waive the fees may include direct deposit or minimum daily balance as further described on the bank website.


Account Features

  • Mobile Banking and Online Banking, Mobile and Online Bill Pay, Alerts, and free online and paper statements.
  • No ATM fee at any BBVA Compass ATM.
  • Unlimited check writing.
  • A BBVA Compass Visa® Debit Card you can:
    • Personalize with your favorite photo.2
    • Easily keep track of your purchases and get instant transaction alerts on the go with BBVA Wallet.4 Learn More

Custom Features:3

You can choose to add any of the following optional Custom Features3 to customize your BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking account:

  • $5.00
  • $2.00
  • $2.00
  • $3.00

  • Estimated Monthly Fees $0.00
Printable Summary

View a summary of account services and fees with the BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking account:

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With BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking, you'll enjoy:

Details you need to make a smart decision

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

1Text Message Alerts: Message and data rates may apply. Please check with your wireless carrier about such fees.

2 Personalized Debit Card: One per accountholder at no additional charge. $10 per each additional card.

3 Custom Features: Custom Features are available to BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking accountholders. Such accountholders can select Custom Features based on their personal financial needs, for a fee per Custom Feature per statement cycle. Please refer to the account Terms & Conditions for additional information. ATM Transactions, Check Supply and Cashier's Checks: Selection and de-selection of these Custom Features are effective immediately. Features cannot be de-selected for minimum of six (6) months from date of selection. The applicable Custom Feature fee will be assessed beginning with the first statement cycle that the feature is selected and ending when the feature is de-selected. Safe Deposit Box: Subject to availability. The Safe Deposit Box Fee associated with the Safe Deposit Box must be auto debited from the BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free checking account.

4 Alerts: Alerts for card transactions and reward redemption are subject to service availability to your mobile device and cannot be guaranteed by BBVA Compass. Alerts are subject to merchant billing practices and may not be received until your card is charged for the purchase price.

BBVA Compass is a trade name of Compass Bank, a member of the BBVA Group. Compass Bank, Member FDIC.