You can open an account online by purchasing a debit card for $1.95 at a retail store or ordering one online. Activate it as instructed on the card and download the Green Dot Bank mobile app. Top up your account with some money at a participating retailer or by setting up direct deposit.
Can I open green dot account online?
Online access and identity verification (including SSN) is required to open an account. Mobile number or email address verification and mobile app are required to access all features. Debit card issued by GO2bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A., Inc.
Where can I purchase a Greendot card?
Upon activation of your personalized card, you will be able to access all the benefits and features of your Green Dot prepaid card. You can purchase your card at one of thousands of retailers nationwide including CVS Pharmacy, Rite Aid, Kroger, 7-Eleven, Walgreens, Walmart and many more.
How do I apply for a green dot card?
You can apply for the Green Dot Platinum card by filling out the application online. All you need is to be at least 18 years old, have a Social Security Number and a valid US home address. Once approved, your card should arrive in 7-10 business days.
Does Green Dot build your credit?
Just as with many regular credit cards, Green Dot reports credit card behavior to the three main credit bureaus, allowing you build your credit history.
Is Green Dot a credit or debit card?
Green Dot offers a family of debit cards that help address a range of needs—everyday money management, cash back or paying bills. All offer early direct deposit, ATM access, a Savings feature, convenient cash deposits using the app, lock/unlock protection, 24/7 access and a range of other features.
How much is a Green Dot Visa card?
The fees for the Green Dot Prepaid Visa®Card include a $7.95 monthly fee, a $3.00 ATM withdrawal fee, and a $5.95* cash reload fee. However, the monthly fee will be waived if you load $1,000 or more in the previous monthly period. View additional details below.
How much money can you put on a Green Dot prepaid card?
The maximum daily cash reload limit is $3,000, but maximum in-store reload limits also apply, and you may not load cash to your Card at any time the funds balance on your Card exceeds $3,000. We reserve the right to accept or reject any request to reload your Card at our sole discretion.
Should I give Green Dot my SSN?
You cannot register a temporary Green Dot card without providing your SSN. With a temporary card, you can only spend the funds available on it. It cannot be reloaded and has no PIN or ATM access. If you don’t provide your SSN, you won’t receive a personalized card.
Is Green Dot trustworthy?
The Green Dot card is an FDIC-insured, reoladable prepaid debit card that can be used to make payments and purchases and withdraw cash. This prepaid debit card, the Green Dot Prepaid MasterCard or Visa, has a lower monthly fee than some other Green Dot cards. This Green Dot card has no free ATM access.
Which bank gives credit card without SSN?
Of the seven major credit card issuers that we researched, five will allow you to apply for a credit card without an SSN. They are: American Express, Bank of America, Capital One, Chase and Citibank.
How does Green Dot verify identity?
To verify your identity with Green Dot, go here, enter your 16-digit card number, expiration date and the 3-digit security code on the back of your card and click “Start Verification“. Select “US” as the ID issuing country and select the ID type. Take a picture of the ID using your mobile phone or webcam.
Do you need an ID to open a green dot account?
Federal law requires us to obtain, verify and record your name, address, date of birth, Social Security number when you register a Green Dot card. We may also ask to see your driver’s license or other identifying documents. If a valid Social Security number is not provided, a personalized card will not be issued.
Does green dot report to IRS?
Customers with their Green Dot Bank account information on file with the IRS from their 2020 tax filing will automatically receive a third Government stimulus payment to the same account if they are eligible.
Can you have 2 Green Dot accounts?
Green Dot offers two accounts and a credit card: Unlimited Cash Back Bank Account.
What bank is associated with green dot?
Green Dot is proud to partner with Bonneville Bank and the U.S. Treasury to help more Americans enter the financial mainstream with their own prepaid debit card account and avoid the cost and the time involved in otherwise waiting for and cashing a tax refund check,” said Steve Streit, Chairman and CEO, Green Dot
Can you go negative on a green dot card?
You cannot overdraft your Green Dot card. However, on rare occasions, your card could be accepted even though there isn’t enough money on it. This happens because some transaction may take longer to process. You will not be charged overdraft fees, but you will still be responsible for completing the payment.
How long does Green Dot take to release funds?
Green Dot refunds from merchants can take up to 7 days to be processed.
How do I unblock my Greendot card?
The best way to cancel your Green Dot card: To unblock your Card you need to call at 1-866-795-7597. As an alternative, you may log into your account on the web, go into the”Security” tab and then click “Close Card” If your account has cancelled, Green Dot will mail you a check to the mailing address on record.
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