How It Works
Open a NetSpend Card Account
It’s simple. Just provide us with your name and address. We’ll send you a new card personalized with your name on it.
Look for a white envelope from NetSpend to arrive by mail within 7-10 business days of your request. The personalized card must be activated before you can use it.
It takes less than a minute. Order yours today!1
Activate Your Card
Once your new personalized card arrives in the mail, you must activate it before you can use it. Card activation is easy and fast:
- Activation takes just a minute or two
- Choose the purchase fee plan that’s best for you
- Create an online account for managing your money
- Sign up for free Anytime AlertsTM text messages
Activate Your Card or call 1-866-NETSPEND (1-866-387-7363)
It’s easy to add money:
- Set up free Direct Deposit of your paycheck
- Visit any of the more than 100,000 NetSpend Reload Network Locations throughout the U.S. to add cash or checks (fee may apply)
- Transfer money using PayPal®, a checking or savings account, or another NetSpend card account