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How do you open a Purple bank account?

How to open a Purple bank account in 3 simple steps

If you’re ready to open an account with Purple, you can set your worries aside as signing up for Purple takes less than three minutes. The best part? It’s completely free. Here’s what you need to do:

1. Request an invite

Click here to request an invite. You'll receive an email with a unique link to download our mobile banking app.

2. Apply for a Purple spending account

To apply for a Purple spending account, you’ll need to share the following information:

  • Your first and last name

  • Social security number (SSN)

  • Email and a password

  • Other personally identifying information

This will help financial institutions verify your identity to help minimize money laundering and fraud. After Purple reviews and confirms your information, you’re in!

Note: All members must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years of age.

3. Setup your direct deposit with Purple

You can easily set up direct deposit by providing your employer with your Purple routing and account numbers, on your direct deposit form.

You can find this information in the app under Settings, as well as the Move Money section. If you’re switching bank accounts and starting fresh with Purple, you can make a transfer from your old bank account to your new Purple spending account.

Manage your money with a Purple bank account, all from your phone

Once you’ve deposited money into your Purple spending account, you’re ready to go! You can start to use your card, manage your transactions, view your balance, and more.

Here are some benefits of banking with Purple:

  • No hidden fees

  • No minimum balance

  • Track your spending

  • Instantly lock/unlock your card

  • Link your bank account

  • Transfer money

By using Purple, you can save money on fees and effortlessly manage your money on-the-go. Opening a bank account doesn’t have to be scary or hard. If you’re ready to make the switch, follow these 3 steps to join the Purple family! 💜