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How to add money to your Prepaid Card

Adding money to your AARP Foundation Prepaid Card is easy. Click on the links below to learn more.

Direct Deposit

Have your paycheck or federal benefits directly deposited onto your Card. Best of all, there are no reload fees for this service! It's the most convenient way to reload your Card, saving you time and money. You can deposit your whole check or a portion of it. It's your choice!

Swipe Reload at the Register

Take your Card and cash to any register at a participating retail location, including participating CVS/pharmacy®, Kmart®, 7-Eleven® and Walmart® locations. A service fee of up to $4.95 applies. Take advantage of Rapid ReloadTM at Walmart for only $3.74.


Load cash to your card using Green Dot MoneyPak, available at thousands of neighborhood stores nationwide. Pick up a MoneyPak and purchase it with cash at the register. A service fee of up to $4.95 applies. Then, add the funds to your prepaid card by visiting MoneyPak.com.

Online Reload from a Bank Account

Reload your AARP Foundation Prepaid MasterCard directly from your bank, credit union, or other financial institution! Many banks offer the ability to transfer funds through a process known as ACH transfer. Green Dot does not charge for this service, although your financial institution may charge a fee.

Check Reload by Cashing a Check

Cash your pre-printed payroll or government check at participating Walmart locations. Check cashing fees apply. Then add all or part of your cash directly to your card (up to $1,000 as long as you do not exceed the card load and balance limits). A reload service fee of $3.74 also applies. Not available in NJ, NY, RI, WY and VT.