What Information Do I Need to Provide to Sign Up for Bento?

For Business Owners

 During the sign-up process, as with any credit or financial service, you will be asked to provide your:

  • Full name
  • Registered company name
  • Registered company address
  • Social Security Number (SSN)
  • Date of birth
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Federal EIN/Tax ID number

Bento for Business is required by its banking partner(s) to collect this information in support of the USA PATRIOT Act* and to verify that every applicant is a verifiable US business and represented by a qualified individual.

For Employees

If you are an employee, your employer may provide the following information about you to order you a Bento card or grant you account access:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Phone number
  • Email address 


Additional Information 

We may obtain additional information from or about you in the following ways:

      • Third-party verification services
      • Responses to customer surveys
      • Your communications with our Customer Support team
      • Cookies and log files for account and transaction information 

This information is used solely for the purposes outlined in our Privacy Policy. To learn more, refer to the Privacy Policy about what information we collect and how we keep your information secure.

Note: Applying for Bento for Business will not affect your credit score as we do not run credit checks or access your credit report. Bento cards are not credit cards. 

*To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens a Card Account.  What this means for you: when you open a Card Account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask to see a copy of your driver’s license or other identifying documents.


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