Cash App to Venmo: How to Transfer Money from Cash App to Venmo

Cash App and Venmo are two popular mobile peer-to-peer money transfer services that allow users to easily send and receive money from family and friends. For the average person, there isn’t much difference between the two companies. Many times a person will have accounts on both apps and have a need to transfer money from Cash App to Venmo.

In order to perform the below steps, you will need a Cash App Card. This is a Visa debit card provided by Cash App which allows you to spend the money sitting in your Cash App balance. Follow the steps below to get your free Cash App Card.

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How to Get a Cash App Card?

Getting your Cash App Card is free and easy. 

  1. Open Cash App on your mobile device
  2. Hit the little card button in the bottom left of the screen
  3. Click Get Free Cash Card
  4. Choose your desired card style (color). Warning, some of the colors cost a couple of bucks to get.
  5. Optional: Click Personalize Card to add a drawing/stamp
  6. Click Order Card
  7. Cash App will give you your new credit card number right away, so you can use it immediately to make online purchases.
  8. Your physical card will come in the mail within 5-10 business days

Can You Transfer Money From Cash App to Venmo?

Yes, assuming you personally have accounts with both companies, the simplest method of transferring money from Cash App to Venmo is to add the Cash App card to your Venmo account. Then Venmo can use the Cash App Card like it would any other debit card.

Reminder, when you request a Cash App Card, Cash App will give you the card information immediately. You can add to Venmo immediately; you do not have to wait for the Cash App Card to arrive in the mail.

How to Transfer Money from Cash App to Venmo?

To add the Cash App Card to Venmo, follow these steps:

  1. From the Venmo app, tap the Menu button at the top (the 3 horizontal lines)
  2. Under Settings, tap Payment Methods
  3. Tap Add Bank or Card, then tap Card
  4. Add your Cash App debit card using your camera or by entering card details manually 

Your Cash App card should be added to your Venmo app, so now let’s try to send $1 from Cash App to Venmo:

  1. From the Venmo app, tap the Menu button at the top (the 3 horizontal lines)
  2. Tap Manage Balance
  3. Tap Transfer to Bank
  4. Enter the amount of money to transfer ($1 for this test)
  5. Tap Instant
  6. Hit Transfer

Assuming your test transfer is successful, then you are all set to transfer even more funds from Cash App to Venmo.

How to Transfer Money From Cash App to Venmo Without a Bank Account?

Using the above steps does not require a bank account. All you need is a Cash App Card. Then add your Cash App Card to your Venmo account like it was any other debit card. 

Why is Venmo Declining My Cash App Card?

You should not have any problems adding your Cash App Card to your Venmo account. If the transfer is failing, then we suggest removing the Cash App Card from Venmo and then adding it again. Double-check that all numbers are entered correctly.

Also, be sure to check your Cash App account to make sure you have money available in your Cash App balance. 

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Can You Transfer Money From Venmo to Cash App?

In the above, we talked about how to send money from Cash App to Venmo. Now, let’s do the reverse and we will send money from Venmo to Cash App. 

Yes, you can transfer money from Venmo to Cash App assuming you personally have accounts with both companies. The simplest method of transferring money from Venmo to Cash App is to add the Venmo Card to your Cash App account. Then Cash App can use the Venmo Card like it would any other debit card.

In order to perform the below steps, you will need a Venmo Card. This is a Mastercard debit card provided by Venmo which allows you to spend the money sitting in your Venmo balance. Follow the steps below to get your free Venmo Card.

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How to Get a Venmo Card?

Getting your Venmo Card is free and easy. 

  1. Open the Venmo app on your mobile device
  2. Hit the 3 lines in the top right
  3. Select Venmo Debit Card
  4. Tap “Get Venmo Card”
  5. Choose your desired card style (color)
  6. Complete the remaining simple prompts, then click Submit
  7. Click Order Card
  8. Your physical card will come in the mail within 5-10 business days

How to Transfer Money from Venmo to Cash App?

To add the Venmo Card to Cash App, follow these steps:

  1. From Cash App, tap the very bottom left button that looks like a bank
  2. Click Linked Banks
  3. Tap Link Debit Card
  4. Follow the screens to finish adding your Venmo Card to your Cash App account

Your Venmo card should be added to your Cash App, so now let’s try to send $1 from Cash App to Venmo :

  1. From Cash App, tap Add Cash
  2. Enter the amount of money to transfer ($1 for this test)
  3. If prompted, select the Venmo Card
  4. Tap Add

Assuming your test transfer is successful, then you are all set to transfer even more funds from Venmo to Cash App.

Related: Where Can I Load my Cash App Card?