The fastest, most convenient way to deposit your paycheck.
Enjoy the ease of having your paycheck, Social Security, or other income automatically deposited in your BBVA Compass checking or savings account.
You have two options for setting up direct deposit:
To set up direct deposit, you may need to provide your routing number. Easily locate your routing number in bottom left corner of your checks or via the link below.
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In the past, most payments such as income, Social Security, tax refunds, and more were paid by check. Today, those payments can be made via direct deposit, with the funds being electronically deposited directly into your checking account.
There are many benefits to direct deposit. It’s more convenient than taking a check to a bank to deposit, and more secure than paper checks. What’s more, with direct deposit you have immediate access to the funds, whereas with checks there could be a several-day delay until the check clears.
Most employers, government agencies, and other payors encourage payment recipients to sign up for direct deposit. And in most cases, there are no fees associated with direct deposit.
You can request a direct deposit form from your employer or human resources department. In some cases, you might be asked to supply a voided check when you fill out the direct deposit form.
For Social Security, pension, and other payments, you can typically sign up for direct deposit or request a form at the entity’s web site or contact them by phone for assistance.
Most banks, including BBVA Compass, give customers the ability to download direct deposit forms from their web site. You can then complete the form and take it to your employer’s payroll or human resources department.
The form will ask for basic information such as your name, address, date of birth, and phone number. You will either be asked to provide a voided check (a check from your checkbook with the word VOID written on it) or your bank’s routing number to complete the form.
Once complete, take the form to your employer’s payroll or human resources department.
In most cases, direct deposit is free. In fact, most employers, government agencies, and other entities encourage signing up for direct deposit.
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