BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking
Enjoy no monthly Service Charge, plus full-service features.
Why pay for an account you can get for free? With BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking, you pay a $0 monthly Service Charge versus up to $120 per year for comparable accounts at other banks.* Plus, you get FREE full-service features. It’s everything you want from your checking account—free and easy. Apply for a free checking account online today!
Add a savings account when you apply online
Looking for the savings account to complement your Free Checking account? Simply select Add a BBVA Compass ClearChoice Savings Account when you apply for a free checking account online.
Compare the monthly Service Charge fees*
Looking for a bank with free checking? With BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking, you pay $0 in monthly Service Charges, plus you never have to worry about fulfilling any monthly requirements to waive fees. That’s the savings and peace of mind you get with BBVA Compass.
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.
A free checking account with full-service features
Your Free Checking account comes loaded with free features, plus it gives you the flexibility to customize your account by adding optional Custom Features 1 to meet your specific banking needs.
Free Checking Features
- Open with $25
- No monthly Service Charge
- No ATM fees at BBVA Compass ATMs
- Free Online Banking and Mobile Banking, plus Mobile Deposit® and Bill Pay
- One Free Visa® Debit Card per account holder:
- Personalize with your favorite photo 2
- Easily keep track of your purchases and get instant transaction alerts on the go with BBVA Wallet 3
- Earn cash back rewards for everyday debit card purchases with Simple Cash Back SM
Custom Features: 1
Do you regularly use checks or need a Safe Deposit Box? For a few dollars a month, you can add any of the following optional Custom Features 1 and ultimately save yourself money.
View a summary of account services and fees with the BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking account:
Additional services available with this account
With a BBVA Compass checking account, you get access to a team of remote bankers you can text, email, or call. With Remote Banking, almost anything you can do in the branch, you can now do on the go.
Anyone can lose track of their spending and accidentally overdraw their checking account. But don’t worry, we have financial tools to help you manage your account and overdraft programs designed to help protect you in the event of an overdraft.
ClearBenefits SM Program
Enroll in BBVA Compass ClearBenefits SM and get benefits like roadside assistance, identity theft insurance, and cell phone protection. Plus, enjoy shopping discounts and price protection to help you keep more money in the bank.
Add a debit card for your family member
Applying for a Free Checking account and want to add a debit card for someone else in your family? Click Apply Now, and select I would like to add a Joint Account Holder. Fill out basic information, and you’ll receive two debit cards in the mail upon approval.
If you’ve already applied and now want to add a joint account holder, visit a branch or call 1-800-COMPASS.
With BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking, you ll enjoy:
- Online Banking
Personalized Debit Card
From paying bills to transferring money, you can do what you want, when you want.
You don’t have to visit a bank to do your banking. Now your account is in your hands.
Enjoy full-service banking, 24 hours a day with a BBVA Compass ATM near you.
Customize your card with your favorite photo. Plastic has never been so powerful—or so personal.
Skip the bank trip. Now you can save time and access your cash the day it’s deposited.
Rest easier, knowing that we’re working with you to help keep your money safe and secure.
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BBVA Compass ClearConnect Checking
Access your account wherever, whenever with digital features built for life on the go. Pay $0 in monthly Service Charges, and enjoy no ATM fees at 55,000 ATMs worldwide.
BBVA Compass ClearChoice Interest Checking
Earn interest on your checking account balance. Plus, get next-level features including a robust suite of Online and Mobile Banking services.
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.
1 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.
2 Personalized Debit Card: One per accountholder at no additional charge. $10 per each additional card.
3 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.
4 Text Message Alerts: Message and data rates may apply. Please check with your wireless carrier about such fees.
BBVA Compass is a trade name of Compass Bank, a member of the BBVA Group. Compass Bank, Member FDIC.