When you sign up for Venmo, we strongly recommend creating a username that’s unique to you and easily recognizable. This will make it easier for your friends to find you on Venmo!
If you don’t remember what your username is, you can always check and update that whenever you’d like. Open the Venmo app, and go to the Me tab. Your username will be displayed near the top of the screen.
You can change your username in the Venmo app:
- In the Venmo app, go to the Me tab by tapping your picture or initials
- Tap the Settings gear in the top right
- Select Account under Preferences
- Tap Profile and update your username
Please note that your username will need to be between 5 and 30 characters (no special characters other than - and _ ).
From the web, click here or select Settings then Profile from the left side of your screen to view or edit your username.
For information about editing your business profile's name or username, please check out this article.
How do I update my legal name?
If you have already verified your identity with Venmo, you will need to contact us for assistance.
If not, you can verify your identity in the Venmo app with your legal name. Learn more about verifying your identity with Venmo.