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Information needed to sign up for Bento

As a financial services provider, we need to ensure that every applicant is a verifiable US business and represented by an authorized officer of the company. This is for your protection and to ensure compliance with the USA PATRIOT Act*. You will be asked to provide:

  • Registered company name
  • Registered company address
  • Federal EIN/Tax ID number
  • Your full name, date of birth, phone number, and email address
  • Your Social Security Number (SSN)

Bento does not offer credit and therefore we will not pull your credit report. This information is for verification purposes and 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.

Additional documents required for verification

If we are unable to verify any information, you may be asked to provide additional documentation in order to complete your enrollment with Bento. We will inform you of exactly what additional information we will need but it can consist of the following:

Business verification documents

For detailed information of accepted business verification documents, click the business structure which applies to your business:

Personal identification documents*

  • Valid drivers license or state-issued identification 
  • Valid passport

*Select other forms of government-issued photo identification are accepted

Address verification documents

  • Executed office lease
  • Recent bank statement (within last 30 days)
  • Utility bill  (within last 30 days)

 

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