Maybe. If your third payment was issued by mail in March or April 2021, your payment will arrive in the mail as a paper check from the U.S. Treasury or debit card.

The EIP Card was sent in a white envelope with a return address of “Economic Impact Payment Card,” and displays the U.S. Department of the Treasury Seal. The card has the Visa name on the front and the issuing bank, MetaBank®, N.A. on the back. Information included with the EIP card explains that this is your Economic Impact Payment. If you have an Economic Impact Payment Card, visit EIPcard.com for more information.

Beginning in May 2021, debit cards will no longer be mailed for the third Economic Impact Payment or the plus-up payment.

Check the status of your payment with the Get My Payment tool. If Get My Payment shows your payment will be mailed, watch your mail for either a paper check or debit card.

If your debit card is lost or destroyed, request a free replacement with MetaBank® Customer Service.

No, your third payment will not be deposited on the same EIP card.  EIP Cards are not “reloadable” and can’t have payments added.

Yes. The limit on ACH transfers to a bank account is $2,500 per transaction. You can easily transfer the money from your EIP Card to an existing bank account online at EIPcard.com or by using the Money Network Mobile App. You will need the routing and account number for your bank account. To transfer funds:

  1. Call 800-240-8100 (TTY: 800-241-9100) to activate your card.
  2. Register for online or mobile app access by going to EIPCard.com or the Money Network Mobile App and click on “Register.” Follow the steps to create your user ID and password. Be sure to have your EIP Card handy.
  3. Select “Move Money Out” and follow the steps to set up your ACH transfer. Transfers should post to your bank account in 1-2 business days.

If your EIP card is lost or destroyed, you may request a free replacement through MetaBank® Customer Service. To request a replacement call 800-240-8100 (select your language and then select option 2 from main menu) and enter the last six digits of the Social Security number of the person who is listed first on your tax return.

EIP Cards are sponsored by the Treasury Department’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service, managed by Money Network Financial, LLC and issued by Treasury’s financial agent, MetaBank®, N.A. The EIP Card was sent in a white envelope with a return address of “Economic Impact Payment Card,” and displays the U.S. Department of the Treasury Seal. The card has the Visa name on the front and the issuing bank, MetaBank®, N.A. on the back. Information included with the EIP card explains that this is your Economic Impact Payment. If you have an Economic Impact Payment Card, visit EIPcard.com for more information. 

For all other EIP Card issues or questions, such as a name correction, contact MetaBank®, N.A. at 800-240-8100, or visit EIPcard.com.