Do you have to activate a Green Dot card?

Activation requires online access, mobile number and identity verification (including SSN) to open an account and access all features. An activated, personalized card is required to access some features.

How do you activate a Green Dot card?

How do I activate/register a card?

  1. Visit GreenDot.com/activate or select Register / Activate Now in the Green Dot app or call (866) 795-7605.
  2. Enter all info requested, including personal info and card details: – Name. – Address. – Date of birth. – 16-digit card number. …
  3. Start using your card upon successful activation.

Can you use a Green Dot card right away?

You can register and start using your temporary card right away. … If you buy your Green Dot card online, you will be given an account number that you can use to make purchases online or over the phone. You cannot use your account number only to make in-store purchases.

Why is my Green Dot card not activating?

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If you can’t activate your Green Dot card, you should contact customer service at (866) 795-7597.

How long does it take for a Green Dot card to activate?

Your card registration requires further review. This will take 2 business days and then your temporary card will be ready for use. You will receive your personalized card in 2 weeks.

How can someone put money on my Green Dot card?

You can send money using the Green Dot app to anyone in the U.S. who has a Green Dot bank account. All you need is your friend’s mobile number or email. They can start using the money they receive the minute they accept it.

How do I use a temporary Green Dot card?

The temporary Green Dot card can only be used only to purchase goods and services, transferring to a bank and sending money. You cannot use the temporary card at an ATM. When you verify your identity, you can perform other transactions, including receiving money via direct deposit.

Can you put money on a Green Dot card without the card?

Generate a secure deposit code, hand your cash and the code to the cashier, and the money will deposit automatically – no card required! Retail service fee of up to $4.95 applies. Add cash at the register using the Green Dot App.

How much money can you deposit on a Green Dot card?

The maximum daily cash reload limit is $3,000, but maximum in-store reload limits also apply, and you may not load cash to your Card at any time the funds balance on your Card exceeds $3,000.

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How much money can you transfer to a Green Dot card?

You may only send up to $1,000 per day and $2,500 in any 30 day period using our Service, in the aggregate from all your cards issued by Green Dot Bank. For security reasons, we may also limit the number of transfers you can make using the Service.

Why is my Green Dot card being declined when I have money?

A transaction may be declined for several reasons—insufficient funds, mismatched address or unusual spending activity. Funds are set aside for transactions in process until the merchant is paid.

How does Green Dot verify identity?

To verify your identity with Green Dot, go here, enter your 16-digit card number, expiration date and the 3-digit security code on the back of your card and click “Start Verification”. Select “US” as the ID issuing country and select the ID type. Take a picture of the ID using your mobile phone or webcam.