Note: This article covers the process for a new Venmo user who wants to know the steps for signing up for just a personal account.
If you want to sign up for a personal account and a business profile simultaneously, see this article.
Follow the instructions below to sign up for Venmo:
- Download one of our mobile apps: iOS & Android (Venmo does not have a Windows app)
- Open the Venmo app
- Choose your sign up method and create a secure password (between 8 and 20 characters long, and should contain at least one number or symbol like (!@#$%)).
- Verify your phone number and email address
- Add and verify your bank account
You can also sign up for Venmo from your computer here.
Venmo is only available in the United States and only compatible with U.S. based bank accounts and phone numbers. You must also be able to send and receive SMS/text messages from short codes.
To read more about how Venmo works, please see this article.