How to sign up for Bizum

These are the steps for signing up for Bizum from bbva.es or the BBVA app.

What is Bizum?

Bizum is a fast and safe instant payment service (sending and receiving money) that lets you transfer money from your account to another person's account without needing to know their account number. Simply enter their cell phone number and they will receive the money in their checking account instantly and completely free of charge. This service is built into your bank's app.  It's as easy as sending a text message. Simply enter the cell phone number of the recipient and that's it.

How do I sign up for Bizum?

  1. Log in to your Private Area at bbva.es
  2. Introduce your access passwords
  3. Go to “Global Position” and choose > Bizum
  4. Click on "Accept"
  5. You will receive a code on your cell phone
  6. Your phone number must be validated (if you're not sure how to validate it, find out here). 
  7. Enter the code and click on "Complete"
  1. Log in to your Private Area via the BBVA app
  2. Introduce your access passwords
  3. In the drop-down menu, click on “Start banking” and choose > Bizum
  4. On the next page, select the account you want to link with Bizum
  5. Click on “Start”
  6. Check that your details are correct and press "Accept and continue"
  7. You will receive a code on your cell phone. Enter the code and press "Accept"
If you're already signed up for Bizum with another bank, find out here how to link your Bizum account with BBVA.