Import CSV and Excel to Trello

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Trello Import

Import cards from CSV or Excel into your Trello Boards 😎

Totally FREE: add the Power-Up to your Trello Board and follow our import wizard to create your cards in Trello...

Select the file to import
Select the file to import

Import from CSV or Excel files (google sheets can be saved as CSV). We can import CSV files exported from Trello, or create your own matching our template

Sit back and watch the import
Sit back and watch the import

We will create all your cards, add labels, members and custom fields etc. All you need to do is sit back and drink your coffee (other caffeinated beverages are available)

Can you import into Trello?

Trello has some basic importing capabilities if all you need to do is add tasks with specific titles. If that is all you need to do, simply click to add a card in Trello, copy and paste your list of card titles (one card per row) then hit enter and let Trello create your cards. If you want to import other data alongside the card titles, such as card descriptions, due date, labels, members or custom fields you will want to use our free imports Power-Up.

How import Cards from Excel Spreadsheet (XLS, XLSX) into Trello

  1. Save your Excel file as an XLSX or CSV file
  2. Add the Trello Imports Power-Up to your board
  3. Open the Power-Up from the board button
  4. Select your import file
  5. Follow the instructions to get your cards imported
Note: Need an Excel template to create your cards in? See Trello import template below.

How import Cards from CSV files into Trello

  1. Add the Trello Imports Power-Up to your board
  2. Open the Power-Up from the board button
  3. Select your CSV import file
  4. Follow the instructions to get your cards imported
Note: If you need a template CSV file to create your import in, download our Trello import template below.

How to import from Google Sheets into your Trello Boards

You can save your Google Sheets spreadsheet as either CSV or Excel (XLSX) then follow the instructions to [import from Excel](#ImportExcel) or [import from CSV](#ImportCSV) above 😺

How to import JSON into Trello

JSON might seem hard to import into Trello, but thankfully it is not much harder than any of the options above.

  1. Use a free tool like the data page JSON to CSV converter to convert your JSON to CSV
  2. Add the Trello Imports Power-Up to your board
  3. Open the Power-Up from the board button
  4. Select your converted CSV file to import
  5. Follow the import wizard to import your cards

Bonus: Import backup into Trello

You can even use the built-in Trello export functionality (or check out our Trello exporting guide for alternatives) to take a backup of your Trello data. Then use our free import Power-Up to restore your data backup into Trello if something goes wrong! 😻

Trello import template

Need a blank template to fill with data for your import? We've got you! Download our Trello import template here
Our import template can be opened as a CSV or in Google Sheets or Excel. We only have the basic Trello fields in it, if you have custom fields to import as well simply add them as headers alongside the other field names in the first row.

Example Import Spreadsheet

How to import from Trello to CSV, Excel or Google Sheets

If you want to get data out of Trello, you should take a look at our guide to exporting data from Trello.

Import CSV and Excel to Trello

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