Welcome to the Green Dot Help Center
How can we help?

Can’t find your answer? – Contact us

How do I opt in to overdraft protection?

Log in to your account using the Green Dot app or Greendot.com and find “Overdraft protection” in the menu. Follow the directions to opt in and accept the terms and conditions of overdraft protection. Remember, you must meet the direct deposit eligibility requirements before you can opt in to overdraft protection.

There are two ways to opt in to overdraft protection once eligible - the Green Dot app or GreenDot.com

1) Green Dot app

  • Log into your account
  • Select Overdraft Protection on the home screen
  • Tap the Opt in to Enable button
  • After reviewing the Overdraft Protection Agreement, tap the Agree and Opt In button to opt in to overdraft protection.

Or

2) GreenDot.com

  • Log into your account
  • Go to the Overdraft Protection block on the home screen
  • Select Opt in to Enable
  • After reviewing the Overdraft Protection Agreement, click Agree and Opt In to opt in to overdraft protection.

Remember, you must meet the direct deposit eligibility requirements before you can opt in to overdraft protection. Coverage is based on your direct deposits, overdraft activity, and account status.

 

Apple, the Apple logo, and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Google, Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc., register in the U.S. and other countries.

©2022 Green Dot Bank. All rights reserved.