NetSpend was launched in 1999. They offer reloadable prepaid cards and other financial services with the U.S. NetSpend  prepaid card are FDIC-insured Visa and MasterCard Cards that are issued by state and federally regulated financial institutions.  NetSpend Prepaid Cards come with the following features:

  • adding money
  • spending your funds easily
  • withdrawing funds
  • managing money
  • person-to-person and standard bank transfers
  • free direct deposit
  • free anytime alerts
  • free online and mobile app account centers
  • Payback Rewards
  • free budgeting tools
  • direct deposit for social security and other government benefits

NOTE: please visit the site directly to verify the details and obtain more information. Once your have your NetSpend card you will need to activate it before you add money or make purchases. If you are are a NetSpend customer, review the steps below. We have provided a quick “how to” guide below for you to activate your prepaid debit card online.

how to activate- NetSpend Prepaid Debit Card

what you need:

  • internet access
  • have a valid NetSpend Prepaid Debit Card
  • personal information

what to do:

  • visit:
  • type in your card number which may be 15 or 20 digits long
  • click on the “Activate Card’ button
  • continue to follow any other prompts to activate your card online