Special $200 Checking Account Bonus

Overview

You could earn $200 when you apply for a Free Checking account

Act fast, this offer ends December 31, 2017. Apply online today!

What’s better than a free checking account with no monthly Service Charge and free full-service features? An opportunity to earn $200! Now through December 31, 2017,  you could earn $200 when you apply for a BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking Account online via the button on this page and meet the requirements below.

If you do not qualify for Free Checking, you may still be eligible for the $200 bonus when you open an Easy Checking account. (You may be prompted to open an Easy Checking online if your Free Checking application is denied.)

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Requirements

How to qualify for the $200 bonus

To qualify for the $200 bonus, you must meet the following requirements:

1) Be eligible for this offer

Before you apply for an eligible checking account, you must be:

  • The recipient of a promotional email, directly from BBVA Compass, stating you are eligible for this offer.
  • You must be a new BBVA Compass consumer checking customer who has not had a BBVA Compass consumer checking account open within the last 90 days or closed due to negative balance.

2) Apply online by December 31, 2017

  • Open a BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking Account online by 12/31/17 using the link on this promotional page. Open a BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking Account online by 12/31/17 using the link on this promotional page. The account MUST be applied for from the link on this page. This offer is not available in branch or by phone. 
    • If you do not qualify for Free Checking, you may still be eligible for the $200 bonus when you open an Easy Checking account. (You may be prompted to open an Easy Checking online if your Free Checking application is denied.)

3) Take one of the following actions within 60 days of account opening

  • Have at least one electronic direct deposit from an unrelated 3rd party (for example, your employer or a government agency) in the amount of $300 post to the new checking account.
  • OR, make 10 qualifying debit card transactions of $10 or more each, using the debit card associated with the new checking account.

4) Receive your $200 bonus!

Your cash bonus will be deposited into your new checking account within 60 days of meeting all bonus requirements. Your account must be open with a positive balance at the time the bonus is deposited.

Benefits

Free Checking Features

With a BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking Account, you’ll pay $0 in monthly Service Charges versus up to $144 per year for comparable accounts at other banks.* Plus, you’ll get features including:

  • No ATM fees at BBVA Compass ATMs
  • Free Online Banking and our award-winning Mobile Banking app
  • One free Visa® Debit Card you can personalize with your favorite photo1
  • Free customizable alerts2
  • Free online and paper statements
  • Open with as little as $25

See how our Free Checking account could save you $144 a year*

Bank Monthly Service Charge/Service Fee Yearly Cost

BBVA Compass

$0

$0

Wells Fargo Everyday Checking+

$10

$120

Regions LifeGreen® Checking+

$10

$120

Chase Total Checking®+

$12

$144

Bank of America Core Checking®+

$12

$144

+Monthly Service Charge/Service Fee information is based on information published by Chase, Wells Fargo, Regions, and Bank of America as of 11/1/2017. *Monthly Service Charge/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. 

Details you need to make a smart decision

Important Information about the $200 BBVA Compass Checking Account Bonus

Please review the following information to understand how to qualify for the $200 bonus:

  • You must be the recipient of promotional letter or email, directly from BBVA Compass,  stating you are eligible for this offer
  • You must be a new BBVA Compass consumer checking customer who has not had a BBVA Compass consumer checking  account open within the last 90 days or closed due to negative balance to be eligible for the bonus
  • Eligible accounts include BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking and Easy Checking
  • The account must be opened online using the link provided by email and is not available by phone or branch
  • Open any eligible BBVA Compass checking account online by 12/31/2017 and complete one of the following within 60 days:
  • Have at least one electronic direct deposit from an unrelated 3rd party (e.g. your employer or a government agency) in the amount of $300 post to the new checking account

OR

  • Make 10 qualifying debit card transactions of $10 or more each, using the debit card associated with the new checking account. A qualifying debit card transaction is any net purchase made with your BBVA Compass debit card that debits your checking account.  We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, whether a particular BBVA Compass debit card transaction is a qualifying transaction

The cash bonuses will be deposited into the new checking account within 60 days of meeting the bonus requirement described above. The account must be open with a positive balance at the time the bonus is deposited.

Other Information:

  • Checking  accounts are subject to approval which may include credit approval.  
  • $25 minimum opening deposit required.  Additional terms and miscellaneous fees may apply.  
  • Products, features and benefits offered with accounts are subject to change at any time.  
  • Workplace Solutions / Compass for Your Cause clients are eligible for this offer.
  • There is a maximum of one (1) bonus per household. This offer cannot be combined with any other checking account opening offer.
  • Offer subject to change at any time without notice. BBVA Compass may report the value of the bonus to the IRS as required by law. Any client whose tax status would require BBVA Compass to impose tax withholding of any sort will not be eligible for this bonus.
  • We reserve the right to deduct the bonus amount if the account is closed within 12 months of opening.

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

2Text Message Alerts: Message and data rates may apply. Please check with your wireless carrier about such fees.