You can use the Netspend prepaid card only if you have a Social Security number, that’s why the bank is checking the number to be sure it’s the one associated with you.
Does netspend require a Social Security number?
NetSpend does not require a Social Security number to open an account. However, you must provide a Social Security number at the time of account opening to be eligible for direct deposit.
Can netspend be trusted?
There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question. Netspend can be a good financial product or service for some people. However, it can be a bad financial product or service for others. You have to do your own research before signing up for any financial product or service.
Why do prepaid cards ask for SSN?
Prepaid cards ask for the holder’s social security numbers to verify the identities of the cardholders.
How can I activate my prepaid card without SSN?
If you don’t have a Social Security number, you can still activate your prepaid card by providing some other form of identification. This could include your driver’s license number, state ID number, or passport number.
Why you shouldn’t use Netspend?
The only reasons why you should not use Netspend are that the company has a history of charging unexpected fees, it can be hard to get your money out of the account, and the company sometimes won’t help customers.
Can I refuse to give my Social Security number?
The only way to use a prepaid card without having a Social Security number is to provide a form of identification.
What type of card is Netspend?
Netspend is an electronic card that you can use in a physical bank. You deposit money to the Netspend card and then you can use it wherever a financial institution is accepting it.
How does Netspend verify your identity?
Netspend verifies your identity by asking you to enter your social security number and then your date of birth. You have the choice not to provide your date of birth or your SSN.
Who owns Netspend?
Netspend is a financial services company that is owned by TRS.
Is Netspend a real bank?
Netspend is a legitimate bank, but it’s not very good. You should know that a company called Netspend is not a bank.
Do prepaid cards get reported to IRS?
The IRS does not take a look at prepaid cards, the IRS does not think it a taxable event.
Can prepaid debit cards be traced?
Prepaid payment cards will track your purchase on the store. In most cases, they will be able to tell where you bought the item from. In the case that they have not been registered, it will be more difficult to use them.
Why does Walmart money card need Social Security number?
Walmart money card is a debit card you can use to withdraw cash, make purchases, or pay bills. You must provide your Social Security number when you buy the card.
Is there a monthly fee for Netspend?
Nspend does not have a monthly fee because it does not want to make money just to be a bank.
Does Netspend share your information?
We do not pass on the information that you enter on our site to other companies. We use your information to process your order.
Do stimulus checks come on Netspend card?
Yes, payments can also come on a Netspend card. This prepaid debit card can be used to receive your stimulus check.