Benefit Payments

Get Government Benefits, like Social Security, Direct Deposited

The U.S. Department of the Treasury requires electronic payment of all government benefits, including Social Security. Direct Deposit benefit payments to a Netspend® Prepaid Card to meet that condition.

Card usage is subject to card activation and identity verification.[1]

Social Security benefits delivered to you.
When you set up Social Security Direct Deposit, you’ll receive your funds on your Card Account.[2]

Convenient.
There’s no cost[3] to Direct Deposit to a Netspend Prepaid Card and it can be set up in just a few steps. All you need are your Account Number and Routing Number (log in to find them).

Works to your benefit.
We mean that literally—Direct Deposit of Government Benefits to your Netspend Prepaid Card is not just for Social Security. You can Direct Deposit all kinds of government benefits payments, including:

  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Pension payments
  • Railroad Retirement Benefits (RRB)
  • Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) payments
  • State unemployment benefits*
  • Government Disability Benefits (SSDI or workers’ compensation)*
  • Veterans’ benefits

*Varies by state

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