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Do I have to direct deposit my entire paycheck? How much of my pay can I have direct deposited?

With the exception of certain federal government benefit payments, or your employer or payroll department's restrictions, you can choose to have as much or as little of your paycheck or benefits payment deposited to your Green Dot card as you’d like. The choice is completely yours, and you can cancel or change the amount of your direct deposit at any time.

If you enroll in direct deposit for Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Veterans Benefits, or Federal Civil Service, the entire amount of your benefit payment must be deposited to your Green Dot card. You can cancel the direct deposit of your federal government benefits at any time, but you cannot change the amount of your federal benefits direct deposit.

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