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ReliaCard®: A reloadable prepaid debit card

As a government agency, you need a simple, cost effective way to deliver timely payments. The ReliaCard is that solution, allowing you to efficiently disburse payments while your recipients can safely access their funds.

Agency benefits

  • Reduce costs associated with paper checks or vouchers, postage, reconciliation or replacement of lost checks
  • Maximize electronic payments with direct deposit
  • Complements your existing direct deposit processes

Cardholder benefits

  • Convenience of funds automatically loaded to their card, so there’s no need to cash or deposit a check
  • Make purchases or withdraw cash and get cash back at participating merchants anywhere Visa® or Mastercard® debit cards are accepted1
  • Security if the card is lost or stolen with Zero Liability2

Why choose ReliaCard for government disbursements?


Streamline your administration and eliminate costly paper checks, postage and reconciliation.


There's no need for recipients to have a bank account or pay check-cashing fees. Deposits are made automatically to the card, and funds are available for immediate use wherever Visa or Mastercard debit cards are accepted.

Extra value

Cardholder online and mobile access, alerts, in-network ATMs and customer service.


We invest in the data security, fraud protection and compliance programs needed to protect cardholder security.

What type of government agencies can benefit from a prepaid card program?

  • Child care
  • Child support
  • Health and human services
  • Housing authorities
  • Pension programs
  • Personal income tax returns
  • Temporary assistance for needy families
  • Trade adjustment assistance
  • Unemployment insurance
  • Worker's compensation