Direct Express Card Fees Schedule

"Direct Express Card Fees Schedule"

The Direct Express Debit MasterCard is issued by the United States Treasury Department through it’s Financial Management Service (FMS) division. The card is used to pay Social Security and Supplemental Security Income, VA Compensation or Pension and RRB Annuity and OPM (Federal Retirement) benefits. Even though the card issued by the Federal Government, like any prepaid card, it comes with fees and […]

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Advantages of the Direct Express Debit Card

"Advantages of the Direct Express Debit Card"

As of March 2013, all Social Security payments from the U.S. Treasury are done through direct deposit or with the Direct Express Debit Card. The Direct Express card has many advantages: The Direct Express card enables users to get their payments fast. The money is transferred straight from the Treasury to your Direct Express card account. You can be notified when […]

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Replace lost or stolen direct express card

"Replace lost or stolen direct express card"

 How your Direct Express card is protected. If you use your debit card at an ATM, you will be required to enter your PIN. If you make purchases at stores, restaurants or any other merchant, the use of your PIN is optional. When asked if “debit” or “credit”, select “credit” to make a purchase without using your PIN. You will […]

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My Direct Express Card Expired

"My Direct Express Card Expired"

If your direct express card expired and you are wondering what to do next, no need to panic. First, 60 days before the “valid thru” date on the front of your card, you were supposed to have received a new card and since 2015, they are now mailing cards with the new chip in them, making them even more secure. […]

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How to Apply for Direct Express Debit Card

"How to Apply for Direct Express Debit Card"

How to complete the application If you are a Benefit Recipient (the person entitled to Federal benefits) Step 1 Complete Sections 1 and 4 on the Direct Express Application        Step 2 Mail in the completed and signed application, along with any documents from Section 3 of the application, that are relevant to the address below. If you are a […]

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Direct Express Change Pin Number – How to Guide

"Direct Express Change Pin Number – How to Guide"

If you are a beneficiary of Social Security and Supplemental Security Income and currently get your money electronically via the Direct Express Debit card – and would like to change the pin number on your debit card, see the instructions below: Direct Express Change Pin Number Your personal identification number (PIN) is a number you choose when you activate your […]

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How to do a Direct Express Address Change

"How to do a Direct Express Address Change"

If you are currently receiving Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits electronically via the Direct Express Debit card and would like to change the address on your card due to a move or whatever reason, we can help you:  Direct Express Address Change If you move and want to replace the address on file for your direct express card, […]

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Direct Express Fees and Charges

"Direct Express Fees and Charges"

If you currently have a Direct Express Debit MasterCard, you are probably wondering about where you can use the card and what kind of fees and charges come with using your card. This article explains in detail the list of fees associated with your card. But before we talk about that, let’s first look at where you can use the […]

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Direct Express Free ATMs

"Direct Express Free ATMs"

The Direct Express Debit MasterCard can be used to make purchases, get cash back and pay bills. The card is also accepted at millions of locations where debit MasterCards are accepted. Another great feature about the card is that you can use it to get Cash at ATMS worldwide, wherever the MasterCard acceptance mark is displayed (click here to find […]

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How to Apply for Direct Express Card

"How to Apply for Direct Express Card"

Applying for the Direct Express Debit MasterCard account is very simple. The only requirement is that you have to be a current recipient of Federal Benefits like Social Security. If you are applying for benefits, you have to wait to be approved (and receive your first payment) before you can apply for the Direct Express Card. If you are currently receiving […]

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