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Move your data from Bitwarden to 1Password

You can transfer your passwords, credit cards, and other items from Bitwarden into 1Password on

1Password can import your passwords and other items from Bitwarden. When you import from Bitwarden:

  • Your Bitwarden logins will be converted into 1Password Login items.
  • Credit cards, identities, and secure notes will be imported.
  • Passkeys and items in shared collections won’t be imported.

Step 1: Export your data from Bitwarden

To export your data from Bitwarden, follow these steps on your computer:

  1. Open your browser and sign in to your account on
  2. Select Tools > Export vault in the sidebar.
  3. Select .json (Encrypted) in the “File format” dropdown menu, then select Password protected.

    Unencrypted JSON, CSV, and account restricted exports aren’t currently supported.

  4. Create a strong, memorable password and paste it into the password fields, then select Confirm format.
  5. Enter your Bitwarden password, then select Export vault.
  6. Save the bitwarden_encrypted_export_*.json file to your desktop.

Step 2: Import your data into 1Password

To import your data on

  1. Open your browser and sign in to your account on
  2. Select your name in the top right and select Import.
  3. Select Bitwarden.
  4. Choose the vault you want to import your data into. If you’re importing data you don’t want to share with other people, select the Personal, Private, or Employee vault. The name of this vault varies depending on your account type.
  5. Copy the strong, memorable password you created earlier and paste it into the “Bitwarden JSON export password” field.
  6. Select inside the dotted rectangle to open a file browser. Browse to your desktop and select the JSON file you saved earlier.
  7. Select Continue, then select View imported items.

If you want to change anything about the import, like importing the data into a different vault, select Undo Import and start again.


After you’ve imported your information into 1Password, delete the JSON file from your computer.

Next steps

  • Uninstall the Bitwarden app and extension to avoid conflicts with 1Password.
  • Get 1Password in your browser to save logins and sign in to websites.

Get help

If your KDF algorithm in Bitwarden is set to Argon2id , you’ll see an error when you try to import your data. To resolve this issue, change your KDF algorithm to PBKDF2, then repeat the steps to export and import your data.

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