Get Your Tax Refund Faster Than a Paper Check
with FREE Direct Deposit
Get a Green Dot Card
Get a card now or purchase a card in stores
nationwide. Find a location near you.
Get Direct Deposit Info
Log in to get your routing and direct
deposit account info. Use these for
your tax form.
File your Tax Return
When you file your return, enter these
numbers in the refund section of the tax
form, and choose “Checking” as the account

How to load your tax refund onto
a Green Dot card

Frequently Asked Questions
  1. How can I get my tax refund direct deposited to my card?
  2. How do I check the status of my tax refund?
  3. Can I receive tax refunds for other people on my card?
  4. If I direct deposit my tax refund, can I withdraw or spend it all at once?
  5. Is there a limit on how much I can direct deposit onto my card?
See More
Wondering when your federal tax refund will be deposited?
Call the IRS Refund Hotline at 800-829-1954 or visit Green Dot does not have any information on the status of your refund.
Sign Up for Direct Deposit Tax Alert
Receive an alert each time you receive a direct deposit to your card. You’ll need to register your mobile number with Green Dot. Click here to register, or log into your account, select Account Settings, Edit Contact Info, and enter your mobile number. We do not charge customers to receive a text message. However, your carrier data and message rates still apply.
Green Dot is neither a paid return preparer nor a tax advisor. Accordingly, Green Dot makes no express or implied representations or warranties of any kind concerning the U.S. federal income tax consequences and filing requirements that may be relevant to any particular Green Dot cardholder under applicable U.S. federal income tax laws. All Green Dot cardholders are urged to consult their own tax advisors and/or return preparers.

In accordance with IRS guidelines, you can direct your refund to your card; you cannot direct your refund to someone else’s card ( except for your spouse’s account if it is a joint refund). If we receive a tax refund intended for an individual other than the cardholder, the refund may be rejected and/or your card may be suspended or closed.