You can choose to get your payments by direct deposit to a bank or credit union account or to a Direct Express® Debit MasterCard® card account.
Act now to get your money safely and quickly – on time, every time!
- Already getting federal benefit payments by paper check? Switch today!
You must switch to electronic payments by March 1, 2013. Sign up for direct deposit or the Direct Express® card by contacting the:
- U.S. Treasury Electronic Payment Solution Center at (800) 333-1795. You may also sign up for direct deposit online.
- Retiring or applying for federal benefits soon? Be ready.
You will get your money electronically from day one. Be ready to choose direct deposit or the Direct Express® card when you fill out your application. Learn More
If you are already receiving your federal benefit payments electronically, this change will not affect you.