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How to import passwords from a csv or kdbx file

How to import passwords in passbolt

fig. Passbolt GUI - Import passwords


  1. Click on the “import” button at the top left, next to the “create” button.
  2. Select a file (supported files are kdbx or csv. More details below.)
  3. Click on “continue import”
  4. For kdbx files, you might need to enter a password. Enter it and click “Ok”.
  5. The import will start. You will see a progress bar.
  6. At the end of the import, you will see a report. After closing this window, you will see the passwords imported in your workspace.

Supported file formats

Passbolt import system supports the following file formats:

  • Csv - Lastpass export
  • Csv - 1password export
  • Csv - Keepass export
  • Csv - Dashlane export
  • Csv - Nordpass export
  • Csv - LogMeOnce export
  • Csv - BitWarden export
  • Csv - Firefox platforms export (Mozilla Firefox, Waterfox, Pale Moon…)
  • Csv - Chromium browsers export (Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Brave …)
  • Csv - Safari
  • Kdbx (file format used by Keepass 2.x)

If you’d like to request the support of a specific format, you can open a request on the community forum.

File format examples

Csv (Lastpass)


Csv (1Password)

Account1,account1,https://test.url,P4ssw0Rd!,Notes Account2,server
Account2,account2,https://test.url,P4ssw0Rd!,Notes Account2,shell
Account3,,,P4ssw0Rd!,Notes Account3,server

Csv (Keepass / KeepassX)

"My Servers","Account1","account1","P4ssw0Rd!","https://test.url","this is the description"
"My Servers","Account2","account2","P4ssw0Rd!","https://test.url","this is the description"
"My Servers","Account2","","P4ssw0Rd!","https://test.url",""

Csv (Dashlane)

account1,,,Account 1,P4ssw0Rd,"this is the description",https:///test.url,,
[email protected],,,Account 2,P4ssw0Rd,"this is the description",https://test.url,,
[email protected],,,Account 3,P4ssw0Rd,,https://test.url,,

Csv (Nordpass)

Account1,https://test.url,account1,P4ssw0RD!,this is a description,PasswordFolder
Account2,https://test.url,account2,P4ssw0RD!,this is a description,PasswordFolder

Csv (LogMeOnce)

"Account1","https://test.url","this is the description","My servers","account1","P4ssw0Rd!",""
"Account2","https://test.url","","My servers","account2","P4ssw0Rd!",""
"Account3","https://test.url","this is the description","My servers","account3","P4ssw0Rd!",""

Csv (BitWarden)

My Servers,1,login,Account1,,,0,https://test.url,account1,P4ssw0Rd!,
My Servers,,login,Account2,,,,https://test.url,account2,P4ssw0Rd!,TOTPSEED1337
My Servers,,login,Account3,This is a description with field,"Field: 1337",,https://test.url,account3,P4ssw0Rd!,
My Servers,,note,Description Name,"This is a description.",,,,,

Csv (Firefox platforms browsers)


Csv (Chromium browsers)


Csv (Safari)

Account1,https://test.url,account1,P4ssw0Rd!,this is the description
Account2,https://test.url,account2,P4ssw0Rd!,this is the description

Keepass file

download example (the file is not password protected)

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