The Control Prepaid MasterCard is designed to take advantage of the features and services available to NetSpend cardholders. This includes access to NetSpend Reload Network locations, the NetSpend Savings account program and NetSpend PayBack Rewards. NetSpend has been in business for over a decade. The Control Prepaid Mastercard is issued by MetaBank.

Reasons to have a Control Prepaid Mastercard:

  • get cash back rewards
  • free direct deposit
  • no credit check
  • get access to budgeting tool
  • set up mobile alerts
  • eliminate bounced checks, late fees and debt
  • transfer funds to other cardholders for free
  • purchase cushion of $10
  • get prescription discounts
  • get a customized card
  • mobile app access and management
  • manage your account online or via the app
  • pay bills
  • if you refill a prepaid phone you can get money back

You can add money to the Control Prepaid MasterCard by:

  • direct deposit is the easy and free way to add your paycheck or government payments check to your Control Prepaid MasterCard
  • use the Reload Center locator helps you find the lowest-cost locations nearest to you
  • add money from virtually any U.S.-issued bank account. If you have a checking or savings account or a bank debit card, use it to add money to your Control card account. (Fees may apply.)
  • use PayPal to add money to your card for free
  • transfer Money Between Control Card Accounts and other NetSpend Card Accounts
  • tell the IRS to electronically deposit your TAX refund directly to your Control card account. (provide the bank routing number (sometimes referred to as the ‘ABA Routing Number’) and your card account number.) (login to get the bank routing number and your card account number)
  • using NetSpend Reload Packs which are available at many retail locations

NOTE: please visit the site directly to verify the details and obtain more information.

Before you can get the most of your new Control Prepaid Mastercard, you will need to activate it. If you are a customer that needs to activate your personal Control Prepaid Mastercard, read below. We have provided a quick “how to” activation guide below to activate your Control Prepaid Mastercard online.

how to activate – Control Prepaid Mastercard

what you need in advance:

  • internet access
  • personal information
  • have your official Control Prepaid Mastercard

what to do if you want to activate your personal Control Prepaid Mastercard online:

  • visit:
  • type in your Control card number in the space provided
  • type in the security code in the space provided
  • click on the “CONTINUE” button
  • continue to provide all the required information and move forward until you receive your activation confirmation

what to do if you want to activate your personal Control Prepaid Mastercard online: