How To Activate a Pay Card

How To Activate a Pay Card

What is Pay Card?

A paycard is a prepaid card used to pay employees in place of more traditional forms such as a direct deposit. Because using a paycard eliminates the need for employees to cash checks or deposit funds at a bank, it’s a good way for employers to accommodate those who don’t have bank accounts.

How To Activate a Pay Card

  • Use the card anywhere Mastercard® is accepted.
  • Call 877-287-2448.
  • Fill out our web activation form.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I activate my card on my phone?

Some providers allow you to activate your card using their mobile app. You’ll likely have to start by downloading the app to your device. Then, if you haven’t already, create an account and sign in. You can also likely use the app for more than just card activation.

Why is my card not being activated?

Most new credit cards are sent in a de-activated state to the mailing address you provided on your application. This is to prevent unauthorized use in case the card is lost or stolen before you receive it. Instructions on how to activate the card should be enclosed. If you don’t see them, call your credit card company.

Can you activate a card without calling?

Some card issuers allow you to complete card activation through a mobile app. Other credit card issuers have online banking options to easily activate your credit card online. This means you can activate the credit card without calling the bank or the customer service number.

Where is 4 digit PIN on debit card?

The 4-digit PIN code is the password you set in your bank account to withdraw money at an ATM. It won’t be printed on a card. If you’ve forgotten your PIN, you’ll need to contact your bank to retrieve it.

Do you have to activate a pay card?

A pay card is a prepaid, reloadable card, similar to a debit card, that employee wages can be loaded to each pay period. Payments are loaded electronically and employees need only to activate the card to receive their wages. Access to funds is immediate.

Can I activate my card at the bank?

Bring your debit card to any U.S. Bank branch, and ask a banker to activate it for you.

How will I know my debit card is activated?

Insert the card into the ATM, enter the PIN, and the card should be activated. You can then withdraw money or simply check your account balance to make sure the debit card is working. Some banks also allow you to activate your debit card on your first purchase using a PIN.

How do I generate a new PIN for my debit card?

Visit the nearest ATM of the bank that the individual holds account with. Insert the ATM card in the ATM Machine and choose the “Change PIN” or “Generate ATM PIN” option.

How can I use my debit card without a PIN?

In most cases, if you’re making a purchase online, you don’t have to enter the card’s PIN. Instead, you enter the card number, expiration date, and the cardholder’s name. In some cases, you may also be prompted to enter the billing address for the card and the three-digit security code on the back of the card.

How can I check my PIN number?

If you’ve forgotten your debit card PIN, some banks may offer a way to retrieve it through their website or app. You can also call a customer care representative, or find a local branch for help.