How to set up direct deposit for Social security and Government benefits
Get your pay up to 4 days earlier than your current benefits payday.1 For federal government benefits, enroll by visiting https://godirect.gov/gpw/contactAgency/ and calling the appropriate Agency number. The phone numbers are not Green Dot phone numbers but belong to the various government agencies as listed.4
Contact your relevant state paying agency to enroll in direct deposit for your state benefits. Just make sure the name on file with your employer or any federal or state benefits provider matches the name on your Green Dot account.