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ADD MONEY

How to add money to your Green Dot card

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RELOAD WITH DIRECT DEPOSIT

Have your paycheck or government benefits automatically deposited to your card. It’s faster than receiving a paper check and there’s no charge! Direct deposit all or part of your paycheck. You decide. Learn how easy it is to enroll in direct deposit.




GET YOUR TAX REFUND FAST WITH DIRECT DEPOSIT TOO!

Get your tax refund directly deposited to your Green Dot card. It's simple. Just enter your direct deposit information on your tax return.
HOW IT WORKS



RELOAD AT A STORE


RELOAD WITH CASH USING RELOAD @ THE REGISTER™

Reloading with cash is fast and easy! Simply swipe your card at the register, and the cash will be automatically loaded to your card. Available at thousands of participating retailers nationwide. Reload fee and limits apply.
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RELOAD WITH A CHECK AT WALMART

Cash a check at Walmart and reload your card at any register. Must be a preprinted check, like a payroll or government check. Walmart check cashing fees and limits apply. Services not available in all states or stores. Reloads cannot exceed card limits. Your receipt is proof of your load.
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RELOAD ONLINE


RECEIVE MONEY FROM ANOTHER CARD

It's free to receive money on your Green Dot card. All the sender needs is a Green Dot card and either your email address or mobile phone number. After the money is sent, you can load it directly to your card (or send it to your PayPal account). Limits apply.
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RELOAD FROM A BANK ACCOUNT

Transfer money from your bank account to your Green Dot card. Choose 1 or 3 business day transfer. Reload fee and limits apply.
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SHARE MONEY WITH A FAMILY MEMBER - 2 CARDS, 1 ACCOUNT

Share an account with a family member with a second personalized card. When one cardholder reloads, both cardholders have immediate access to the funds on the account. Initial $4.95 fee for a second card, but no additional Monthly Charge. Successful identity verification of second cardholder required.
Request a second card today