Bizum is available in almost all banks, among which we highlight CaixaBank, Banco Santander, BBVA, Bankia, Banco Sabadell, Kutxabank, Grupo Caja Rural, Unicaja, Ibercaja, Grupo Cooperativo Cajamar, Abanca, Bankinter, Liberbank, Laboral Kutxa, EVO Banco, Eurocaja Rural, Caja de Ingenieros, Banco Mediolanum, Cajalmendralejo, CajaSur, Deutsche Bank, ImaginBank, and Openbank. Little by little, some laggards have been adopting the service, but the question was always the same: doesn’t ING have access to Bizum?
So you can send and receive money with Bizum at ING
Last week it was confirmed that ING Direct would include Bizum before the end of the month and today we see that they have fulfilled the promise. This payment system is already used by more than 9.5 million people in Spain and it was a real suicide to prevent the clients of the orange bank from using it. Today, they have confirmed through their social networks that we can already activate Bizum in the ING Direct app for iOS (iPhone) and Android.
To do this, we will open the application on our mobile and access with our data such as ID or residence card and date of birth. If we have secure validation with fingerprint or facial recognition, it will validate our identity and let us in automatically. Once inside, we will follow these steps to activate Bizum and, later, to send and receive money:
- Access the menu at the top right.
- Click on Transfers
- Click on Bizum
- Click on “Activate Bizum”.
From there, we will begin the registration process in Bizum. First of all, we must accept the usual terms and conditions of the service. Later, we will see that our mobile number and one of our accounts have been selected, this data can be easily changed. If they are correct, we will click on Continue. Finally, we will introduce the validation code received by SMS.
In case of having a Bizum account in another bank, the application itself will ask us to do the portability. This process is really simple and it only requires entering another code that we will receive by SMS. Once the process is finished, we will be on the main page of Bizum to be able to send or receive money.