Get your pay up to 2 days before payday with ASAP Direct Deposit.

Also get your government benefits up to 4 days before benefits day. No need to wait for payday. When we get early notice of your money coming, we will deposit your pay to your account and won’t hold it like other banks do.

Timing depends on deposit verification and when we get notice from your employer or benefits provider, and may vary from pay period to pay period. But when we get it, you’ll get it!

Enjoy the benefits of FREE direct deposit

FAST - Get paid up to 2 days earlier with a fast and simple setup.
FREE - Direct deposit reloads are FREE.
FLEXIBLE - Deposit all or part of your paycheck. You decide.

How it works: Many times, your employer or benefits provider will notify our bank of your incoming deposit in advance of your actual pay day. If they do, we will credit your pay or benefits to your card when they give us that advance notice instead of waiting for pay day. This way, you can have access to your money sooner!

How to Set Up Direct Deposit

To set up direct deposit, follow the instructions below to get your routing and direct deposit account information and provide this to your employer. For government benefits, enroll by calling (800) 333-1795.

Just make sure the name on file with your employer or benefits provider matches the name on your card account.

Existing cardholders

If you already have a Green Dot card, just log in to the website or mobile app and get your routing and direct deposit account numbers.

New cardholders

Do you have a Green Dot card, but don’t have a secure login? Create a secure login.

Get a card

Don’t yet have a card? Get a card now. Once you register your card, you can set up direct deposit!


Direct deposit any of these sources of income

  • Weekly paychecks
  • Monthly social security benefits
  • Tax refunds
  • Pensions
  • State unemployment benefits (varies by state)
  • Government disability benefits – SSDI or workers compensation (varies by state)
  • Veterans’ benefits