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To qualify for Brex, a company is required to: Be based in the U.S. Have an EIN (Employer Identification Number)To find out the general minimum requirements for and features of each product type, visit the following pages.Cash management accountCorporate card Brex PremiumIn addition to the...

During the application process, Brex requires confirmation of a valid business incorporation type and EIN. Incorporating your business requires converting it from a sole proprietorship to a formally recognized and state-registered company. Only companies organized and registered in the United States...

An EIN is an “Employer Identification Number”: a nine-digit number that is issued by the IRS and used to uniquely identify legal entities operating in the United States. Think of it as a Social Security Number (SSN) for your business.Companies must be incorporated as an independent legal entity...

We do an extensive review of all information submitted in your application. We often ask for further clarification on the details you provide in order to make sure that all information in your application is accurate and up to date.

We’re passionate about helping business owners achieve their dreams and don't charge fees or interest, but Brex is not a nonprofit organization. We receive a small fee from merchants for each purchase made with Brex cards.

We appreciate working with nonprofits on a case-by-case basis. Please apply to Brex and we’ll get in touch with you. We’ll need the following information as part of your application: Form 990 from the past two years Information board of directors and governance/bylaws 501(c)(3) designation and...

We partner with LegalZoom to help sole proprietorships incorporate and become eligible to use Brex.Here’s how it works: Step 1: Apply for Brex and during the application flow, form your business entity with LegalZoom (if you’re not yet incorporated). Step 2: We’ll prefill your Brex application with...

If you’re currently registered as a sole proprietor, you’ll need to form a business–such as an LLC, LLP, C-corp, B-corp, or S-corp–before you’ll be eligible for a Brex account. To do so, please follow these steps: Step 1: Start a Brex application at brex.com/signup. Step 2: When asked whether you’re...

There are some industries that aren’t eligible for Brex accounts. Our Prohibited and Restricted Activities page provides examples of those industries: https://www.brex.com/legal/prohibited-restricted-activities/Note: This list is not exhaustive. Please contact us if you’re unsure whether your...

Applying for Brex won’t impact your personal credit score in any way.

Once your account has been fully approved, you can start using it immediately. For Brex Cash, you’ll first need to add funds to your account. There’s no limitation on whether your first inbound transfer is a check, wire, or ACH. Please follow these instructions: How to add funds to my Brex Cash...

Thanks for applying for a Brex account! It can take up to 15 business days to review your application. In some cases, your application will be approved, but we’ll still require additional information. You’ll then be assigned follow-up tasks via email or through your dashboard. You’ll have 30 days to...

To maintain your Brex account, we need a physical address for your business located within the United States. We don't accept PO Boxes, UPS shipping addresses, virtual offices, or registered agent offices. However, you can use a residential address if you're currently operating your business from a...

Brex uses an IRS letter (form CP 575 or 147-C) to verify your business name and Employer Identification Number. To successfully upload this document on your dashboard, please ensure it meets the following specifications: The document is in PDF format. The image is clear and the document is in full...

If you haven't received the activation email after a few minutes, please check your spam folder. Because this is your first email from Brex, your inbox may be filtering it out. Alternatively, you can resend the activation email by clicking on the Resend button. The activation link can only be...

During the application process, Brex requires a physical United States business address. A residential address may be submitted if you are currently operating your business from a residence. Brex is unable to accept PO Boxes, UPS shipping addresses, virtual offices, or registered agent offices.

During the application process, Brex requires a description of your business. This description can be submitted in PDF format, as a one-page document, or a sales deck that summarizes the core details of your business and its product/service offering. Alternatively, we'll accept a brief statement (...

During the application process, Brex requires verification of an applicant's ID. We accept: Passports (and passport cards) US driver's license State ID cardsNote: All forms of identification must be currently active and not expired.

You can check your application status at any time by logging into the Brex dashboard. Please allow our team 5-7 business days to review your application after it has been submitted. We will be in touch if additional information is required.

If your company does not have a company website yet, you can enter www.nowebsite.com in order to move forward with your application. To provide our team with the information they will need to review your application, please reach out to our support team with a business one-pager. Once you establish...

To learn more about what a certificate of good standing is and how to get one, please read this Gusto help center article.

If you have not yet submitted your application, you may leave your application as is and resume using the same login credentials at a later date instead. Otherwise, please reach out to our support team to have your application withdrawn.

As long as your application has not been submitted, you are able to go back and edit your application details at any time. If your application has already been submitted, you can reach out to our support team for assistance. Please note that your application details will be saved automatically as...