How To Activate a Green Dot Gift Card

How To Activate a Green Dot Gift Card

What is a Green Dot Gift Card?

The Green Dot Prepaid Visa is like a debit card without a bank. The main use is making purchases, payments, and withdrawing money. This is useful for paying bills or making purchases online as well as streamlining in-person payments without needing a bank.

How To Activate a Green Dot Gift Card

Visit or select Register / Activate Now in the Green Dot app or call (866) 795-7605.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Green Dot gift card used for?

The Green Dot card is an FDIC-insured, reoladable prepaid debit card that can be used to make payments and purchases and withdraw cash. Green Dot cards are sold at retailers such as CVS, Rite-Aid and Wal-Mart.

Is a Green Dot card a gift card?

Unlike gift cards, Green Dot debit cards are bank accounts. As such, we must verify your identity in order to open an account as required by law.

How do I register my Green Dot gift card?

Activate/Register Card

  1. Visit 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.
  3. Start using upon successful activation.

How much money can you put on Green Dot card?

The overall maximum amount of value that can reside on the Card is $10,000. You are not authorized to conduct transactions that in the aggregate exceed $5,000 per calendar day.

How do I withdraw money from Green Dot without a card?

Yes, you can access your funds by picking up cash at Walmart after you reported a temporary card lost or stolen. Use the Green Dot app and visit the Manage Card section to get started.

What bank does Green Dot belong to?

Green Dot Corporation

Green Dot offers 2% APY on high-yield savings but no checking, money market, or certificate of deposit accounts. Founded in 1999, Green Dot Bank is a subsidiary of Texas-based Green Dot Corporation, a financial technology, and bank holding company.

How long do Green Dot cards take to activate?

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

How much can I transfer from my bank to Green Dot?

The minimum amount of any single Inbound Transfer is $1, and the maximum amount of any single Inbound Transfer is $100 for your first Inbound Transfers, and up to $1,000 for each subsequent Inbound Transfer. A rolling 30-day aggregate limit of transfers also applies, up to $3,000 every 30 days.

Does Walmart have Green Dot?

Green Dot also operates under the name Go2Bank and furnishes deposit and debit card services to Walmart customers.

Do Green Dot cards expire?

We’ll send an updated card your way as the expiration date on your card gets closer. If you don’t receive the new card before your current one expires, click here to get help.