General fees and features
The card costs $1.95.
There’s a $7.95 service fee that Green Dot waives if you load at least $1,000 each month.
That’s pricey compared with some other prepaid cards.
Kaiku, for example, costs $3 a month and waives its fee with a $750 load.
How do I avoid green dot monthly fee?
You can avoid this fee by opening your card online. Monthly Charge: $5.95. You can avoid this charge by loading at least $1,000 onto your card during each billing cycle, or by making 30 purchase transactions in each billing cycle.
How long does it take to get a green dot card?
How long does it take to get the green dot card through the mail. You should receive your card in about 5-10 business days after ordering it. And once the IRS accepts your tax return, your refund will be deposited directly to your card, generally within 21 days.
How do I get a new green dot card?
If your card is lost or you believe it to be stolen, call (866) 795-7597. We’ll cancel your card and a new one will be sent to you. A replacement card fee may apply.
Is Green Dot Bank a real bank?
The Green Dot Corporation is an American financial technology and bank holding company headquartered in Pasadena, California. Green Dot also transfers individuals’ direct deposit funds (such as Social Security payments) from the US government to personal bank accounts.