How To Activate a Greenlight Card

How To Activate a Greenlight Card

what is a Greenlight Card?

The Greenlight debit card lets kids save, spend, and invest in one place while earning rewards on their savings and spending, which many prepaid cards don’t offer. Parents can set spending limits and establish recurring or conditional transfers to the Greenlight debit card.

How To Activate a Greenlight Card

When your child’s card arrives, follow these simple steps to activate it right away: Open your Greenlight app. From your Parent Dashboard, you should see a notification prompting you to activate your child’s card. Tap on the notification and input the card’s expiration date in the app to activate it.

Frequently sked Questions

How do I activate my greenlight card online?

How do I activate my Greenlight Custom Card?

  1. Navigate to your child’s dashboard.
  2. Tap on the debit card icon next to “Manage Card” to open their card management page.
  3. Select “Activate a new card,” and you will be prompted to enter the expiration date of your child’s Greenlight card to activate the card.

Why can’t I use my greenlight card?

Your account may have exceeded the maximum monthly Spend Limit. Learn about limits here. Did you recently freeze your child’s card in-app? Toggle their card back-on within the Greenlight app.

How do you use a Greenlight debit card?

Your child can use their Greenlight card at any ATM with a Mastercard, Visa Interlink or Maestro name or logo. The Greenlight card can also be used at any international ATM bearing these logos. Please keep in mind: For security purposes, your child’s first transaction cannot be at an ATM.

How long does it take for a greenlight card to be created?

The Greenlight debit card will typically be received in 7-10 business days after a request is placed. You may opt for expedited shipping at an additional cost. 8.

How do I receive money from Greenlight?

To transfer money from your Greenlight account to your bank account: On your Parent Dashboard, select the secondary button (three dots) next to Add $, then select Transfer to bank account. Select the bank account you want to transfer funds to. (Note: You’ll skip this step if you have only one linked bank account.)

How do I verify my Greenlight card?

Debit Card: Once you add your debit card as a funding source and make your initial funding load, you should see 2 transactions on your debit card that add up to the initial load amount. You will need to confirm these transactions within 3 business days in the Greenlight app to verify your debit card.

How much money can you put on a greenlight card?

Load Limits for Greenlight Prepaid Mastercard

Load LimitsAmount
Maximum Debit Load Amount per Day per Primary Account$1,500.002
Maximum Debit Load per Month3 per Primary Account$7,500.00
Maximum ACH Load per Rolling Three Day Period per Primary Account – New Registration4 with Manual Verification5$300.002

Do you need a bank account for Greenlight?

Nope! No new bank account required. Loading funds is super simple, everything is done in the Greenlight app.

How do I add money to my Greenlight card?

The Greenlight Card can be loaded by connecting your bank account or debit card to the Greenlight app and then making an instant transfer to your Greenlight Parent’s Wallet. Cash can be deposited into your individual bank account and then transferred.

Can I deposit a check on Greenlight?

Mobile deposit: Log into your mobile online banking app and look for a mobile check deposit option. You’ll take a picture of the check and upload it to the app.

What bank does Greenlight use?

The Issuer is an FDIC-insured member institution. “Card” means the Greenlight Prepaid Mastercard issued to you by Community Federal Savings Bank, which can be a Physical Card or Virtual Card as described below.