Payment Method Options for Unemployment Benefits

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You have the option of receiving your unemployment benefits by:

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For initial claims, if you do not complete your direct deposit enrollment by the time the first payment is issued on the claim, you will automatically be enrolled for a Visa Pre-Paid Debit Card (U.S. Bank ReliaCard)


Electronic payment options for unemployment benefits are:

It is your responsibility to monitor the balance in your account to avoid overdrafts.

Due to the waiting week funds will not be available until the second week of your claim.

More Information

See the Direct Deposit or Visa Pre-Paid Debit Card Frequently Asked Questions.

1The Visa Zero Liability Policy protects you against unauthorized purchases. U.S.-issued cards only. This does not apply to ATM transactions or to PIN transactions not processed by Visa. You must immediately report any unauthorized use. See your cardholder agreement for details.

2Fees may apply after account opening. To learn more about the ReliaCard and to obtain information about fees, contact Cardmember Services at 866-276-5514.

The ReliaCard is issued by U.S. Bank National Association pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A., Inc. Member FDIC. © 2013 U.S. Bank

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