Important: Third Government Stimulus Payment Information & More!

5 easy ways Green Dot can help you quickly access the third Government stimulus payment and other Government benefits.​ For eligible stimulus recipients, we’ll get you fast access to your funds and post them to your account as soon as we receive the instructions from the IRS.

1) Expecting a third stimulus payment? 

  • If you have already filed your 2020 tax refund and have set up direct deposit to your Green Dot account, and you are eligible, no action required! Sign up for Account Alerts to be notified of your incoming stimulus payment.
  • If you haven’t filed your 2020 taxes yet, the IRS will use the last direct deposit information that they have on file.

2) Need to check the status of your stimulus payment with the IRS?  Keep checking the IRS Get My Payment portal  to find out important info. Please note that Green Dot does not have any information regarding your stimulus payment status or eligibility. 

3) Need a replacement card? If you have misplaced your card and need to report it lost or stolen, log in to GreenDot.com or the mobile app to request a new card.* Make sure the address we have on file is correct.

4) Need to open a bank account? Open an account to get started!

Tip: Access your funds with early direct deposit  for payroll or Government benefits such as SSA or SSI.

Timing for early direct deposit depends on deposit verification and when receive notice from your benefits provider and may vary from pay period to pay period. Government stimulus payments will be posted to your account as soon as we receive the instructions from the IRS.

5) Have more questions? Check the IRS Website for more info about the Government stimulus.

 

Please note that Green Dot does not have any information regarding your stimulus payment status or eligibility. Information regarding the government stimulus payment on this page is based upon information provided by IRS.gov and we will make our best efforts to keep this information timely.

Find out more about getting fast access to the third Government
stimulus payment and other benefits.​

Access your Green Dot bank account and routing number by logging in to your account online or the app.

Are you eligible for a third stimulus payment?​

Customers with their Green Dot Bank account information on file with the IRS from their 2020 tax filing will automatically receive a third Government stimulus payment to the same account if they are eligible.

Please check IRS.gov for more information

Get payroll or Government benefits faster than a paper check ​

Direct deposit your payroll or Government benefits, such as SSA or SSI to your Green Dot account. Find more info about direct deposit​.

Do you need to cash a check?​

If you are expecting a paper check, click here to find out how to cash or deposit a check to your account

Exclusive offer!

Get a $5 credit with Ingo Money when you cash a check to your Green Dot account through March 31, 2021. All checks subject to review for approval. Fees may apply. Use promo code Gdot5 in the app.**

Misplaced your card and need to report it lost or stolen?*

You can order a new card by logging into your account or by using the mobile app. You can also call 866-795-7597 to order a new card through the automated system.

 

Need to get alerts for your deposit?
Log in to your account and activate Account Alerts or with the mobile app.

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Your continued financial health

Look here if you have questions about unemployment, paid sick leave, student loans, or paying rent.

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We urge you to stay informed about COVID-19

The CDC has excellent resources
and information. Click here.

The World Health Organization has
additional resources. Click here.

The CDC has excellent resources
and information. Click here.

 

 

The World Health Organization has
additional resources. Click here.

Your account

Digital access to your account is the fastest way for self-service banking and 24/7 account access:

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  • Your money is safe with us; we are a member of the FDIC. Plus, as an FDIC-insured digital bank without traditional branches or banker’s hours, you won’t have to worry about your ability to bank with us.
  • Watch out for scammers. The Federal Trade Commission Consumer information division has current guidance.
  • Green Dot also has helpful tips about fraud.

Important FAQ's

Below are important FAQ’s that will be useful regarding the Government stimulus payment.​
For more info please visit IRS.gov.

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* Fees may apply. See your account agreement for fees, terms and conditions.

** Redeem the promo code and the $5 credit will be applied to account at the time the check funds are deposited to the account. Promo code is one-time use, limited to the promo period.

Ingo Money will provide all customer service for mobile check cashing using the Ingo Money App.

The Ingo Money service is provided by First Century Bank, N.A. and Ingo Money, Inc., subject to the First Century Bank and Ingo Money Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Approval review usually takes 3 to 5 minutes but can take up to one hour. All checks are subject to approval for funding in Ingo Money’s sole discretion. Fees apply for approved Money in Minutes transactions funded to your card or account. Unapproved checks will not be funded to your card or account. Ingo Money reserves the right to recover losses resulting from illegal or fraudulent use of the Ingo Money Service. Your wireless carrier may charge a fee for data usage. Additional transaction fees, costs, terms and conditions may be associated with the funding and use of your card or account. See your Cardholder or Account Agreement for details.

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