What do I need to be able to use KBC Brussels Mobile?
Can I use KBC Brussels Mobile on any phone?
Special requirements for specific features
- App that can open PDF files for viewing certain types of documents
- Smartphone with an autofocus camera for some MobilePay and scanning features
- Device running iOS 9.3.5 or
higher that supports Touch ID/Fingerprint authentication (iPhone 5S
or later) for Touch ID features
- Device that supports Face ID authentication (iPhone X) for Face ID features
- Android phone equipped with a fingerprint sensor and running Android 6 or higher if you want to use the Fingerprint feature
- Devices that let you scan transfer forms:
* iPhone 5S or later
* Android device with a high-end autofocus camera and running Android 5 or higher
* Windows phone with an autofocus camera and running Windows 8 or higher
How do I connect to KBC Brussels Mobile?
You can do so using a Wi-Fi connection or via your mobile phone
Is KBC Brussels Mobile free?
We don’t currently charge for the app or use of our mobile banking
service and don't plan to either. We may charge for new additional
features in the future, but we’ll always ask first whether you wish to
use and pay for them. That way, you’ll never be faced with extra
charges all of a sudden. If you use KBC Brussels Mobile over a
Wi-Fi connection or mobile phone network, additional charges may
Do I need to take out a special data plan with my provider?
If you don’t use Wi-Fi, you’ll need a data plan. You will not need
‘Unlimited use’, as large amounts of data are never sent.
What are beacons?
Beacons are small devices at certain locations (like our branches)
that emit a signal using Bluetooth. If you’ve enabled Bluetooth on
your phone and are near a beacon, you’ll receive a notification with
When do I receive a notification from a beacon?
You receive location-based notifications when your phone is near a beacon if you have:
- Our KBC Brussels Mobile app installed on your phone
- An Internet connection
- Location services (your phone's GPS) enabled
- Notifications enabled
How do I switch off notifications from beacons?
- Disable location-based services in your app settings ('Profile > Location-based services')
- Turn off your phone's GPS or
Where will I receive notifications from beacons?
We have beacons at some of our branches and a number of participating retail outlets.
The branches where you can try this feature out are: KBC Antwerpen
Centrum, KBC Brugge-Kristus-Koning, KBC Deurne Eksterlaar, KBC Gent
Kouter, KBC Hasselt Stad, KBC Leuven Ladeuze, KBC Oostende-Centrum,
KBC St.-Denijs-Westrem and KBC Wilrijk-Centrum.
What can I see under the ‘Offer’ menu?
'Offer’ shows you a list of products that you can get from us online
using our Mobile and Touch apps, and through our website. The list is
divided into categories including ‘Payments’ and ‘Savings and
When I tap a product under ‘Offer’, I get a warning that I’m about to leave the app. Why is this?
If a product is only available through our website and not through
our KBC Brussels Touch or KBC Brussels Mobile app, you’re
redirected to our website and therefore leave the app. We do this so
we can help you as quickly as possible.
Who can I contact if I run into problems when installing or using the app?
In the app's login screen, go to 'Menu > Contact > General
contacts' to see a list of contacts.
My device has been stolen. What should you do now?
Call us immediately any time on + 32 15 63 22 80 (emergency number).
We'll block access to your KBC Brussels Mobile account right
away. If you want to use KBC Brussels Mobile again, you'll need
to re-register and re-activate the app.
Why do I keep getting a ‘general error’ message?
Apps that compress data on the 3G network to reduce data traffic may
prevent KBC Brussels Mobile from working properly. Our systems
are unable to use compressed data, so you’ll be shown an error
So, watch out for apps like these and avoid downloading them unnecessarily. And if you already have apps like this installed, uninstall them to avoid problems with KBC Brussels Mobile.
Still have questions or want to learn more? Just call our
KBC Brussels Helpdesk.
Where can I opt to see more about my home, family and vehicle-related products or services?
Open the ‘More’ menu to do this.
Claim under virtually any personal insurance with us the easy way online. We’ll send you to our Assist app for this, except for hospitalisation insurance claims.
From the end of August 2019, KBC Brussels Mobile lets you
claim under your hospitalisation insurance with us and tells you what
to do if you’ve been admitted to hospital.
What can I see in the home, family and vehicle views?
You can view details of any loans and insurance in your name or for
which you have power of attorney.
Can I apply for loans and insurance using KBC Brussels Mobile?
You can calculate and take out:
- Travel insurance
- Home assistance insurance
- Home insurance
- Bicycle insurance
- Accident insurance
You can also calculate and take out instalment loans.
What can I sign for digitally?
Currently, you can sign for:
- Business credit facilities without new guarantees
- Tax-prepayment plans
- Home loans
- Home insurance
- Loan balance insurance
How do I know when I need to sign a document?
You’re sent an alert which will appear under ‘Actions’ (tap the bell
icon in the top righthand corner of the screen after logging in). Tap
the alert to go to where you can sign.
How do I sign a document?
You do this the same way as you sign transfer orders.
Can more than one customer digitally sign the same document?
Yes, as long as they all have KBC Brussels Touch or
KBC Brussels Mobile.
Can one person sign using KBC Brussels Touch and the other using the KBC Brussels Mobile app?
Everyone signs on their own device with their own user account.
Where can I see signed documents or contracts?
Each signatory can access such documents by going to ‘Communication’
then ‘Messages’ in KBC Brussels Mobile or to ‘messages’ in
KBC Brussels Touch, or they can also use Doccle to see them (if they
have a Doccle account).
How long are signed documents available for?
Signed documents stay accessible in your messages inbox for two years
and for seven years in Doccle.
How do I get a paper copy of my contract?
There are two ways to get and/or print off your documents:
- Download them while going through the steps
the signed documents from your messages and/or Doccle
What is itsme?
It’s an app that allows you to place your identity card on your smartphone with total security.
The app is a collaborative venture between Belfius, BNP, ING, KBC Brussels, Orange, Telenet, Proximus and the Belgian government.
Learn more about itsme.
How do I sign up for itsme?
If you already use our Mobile app, you can use it to sign up for itsme.
When signing up, select us as your bank. We’ve already scanned your ID card when you decided to bank with us, so we can forward these details securely to itsme.
If you’re not yet with us, then you’ll need to register on itsme
through another bank or using an electronic identity card.
What can itsme do for me with KBC Brussels?
If you’ve installed the itsme app, you can use it to register in KBC Brussels Mobile without a debit card and card reader, even if you’re not a customer with us.
You can also use itsme to open an account with us through our
website. Accounts you open with us online can be used right
How do I use itsme?
The itsme app lets you log in and sign for things in various
applications. In due course, card readers (eID readers, card readers,
etc.) will all become redundant.
Who should I contact if there are problems or if I spot that my details are incorrect?
Just call our Helpdesk. Open the ‘Communication’ menu, then hit
‘Contact’ followed by ‘General contacts’ to get in touch with them or
other useful contacts at a tap.