Import & Export FAQs
This article contains frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding import & export.
A: If we don't have official support for the service you are using, manually condition a
.json for import into Bitwarden. For more information about how to do this, see Condition a Bitwarden .csv or .json.
A: To import items directly to collections, format your import as a Bitwarden
.csv (for more information, see Condition a Bitwarden .csv or .json) and specify collections to import each item to within the file.
A: File attachments must be manually migrated to your Bitwarden vault, as they are currently not included in bulk import operations.
Please note that storage of file attachments is available only for premium users, including members of paid organizations (families, teams, or enterprise).
A: Every import operation creates every new record as an item in your vault, regardless of whether matching vault items already exist in your vault. Prior to import, we recommend either:
Editing your import file to only include net-new vault Items.
Purging your vault before an import operation.
Individual vaults can be purged from the Settings → My Account page. Organization vaults can be purged from the Organization Settings → Organization Info page.
A: There is. If any of the following conditions are true, your import may be rejected:
If your import has more than 6,000 items.
If your import has more than 1,000 folders.
If your import has more than 1,000 collections.
If your import has more than 6,000 item-folder relationships (e.g. a single item in 3 folders can be said to have 3 item-folder relationships).
If your import has more than 6,000 item-collection relationships (e.g. a single item in 3 collections can be said to have 3 item-collection relationships).
A: The following formats are supported out-of-the-box:
If your format is not listed below, manually condition a Bitwarden .csv or .json.
Ascendo DataVault (csv)
Avast Passwords (csv)
Avast Passwords (json)
BlackBerry Password Keeper (csv)
F-Secure KEY (fsk)
GNOME Passwords and Keys/Seahorse (json)
Kaspersky Password Manager (txt)
KeePass 2 (xml)
Password Agent (csv)
Password Boss (json)
Password Dragon (xml)
Password Safe (xml)
Sticky Password (xml)
True Key (csv)
Universal Password Manager (csv)
Zoho Vault (csv)