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How do I set up direct deposit?

Direct deposit is an easy, worry-free way to have automatic deposits electronically sent to your U.S. Bank checking or savings account. Download and print the direct deposit form here.

The prefilled direct deposit forms automatically have your account details, including a check with your personal information on it.

How to set up direct deposit in Online banking

  1. Select the account you'd like direct deposit in to.
  2. Select Set up direct deposit.
  3. Fill in the information, then select Set up now. If your employer is not listed, find the link under the "Having issues?" grey box
  4. Select Download a prefilled PDF.

Payroll checks: Give the completed form to your payroll department and let them know you'd like to have your payroll check deposited into this account. Your employer may require a voided check. You can either place an order for checks or contact your local branch for assistance. 

Social Security checks: Give the completed form to your local U.S. Bank branch or Social Security Administration office and let them know you'd like to have your Social Security deposited into this account. You can also visit GoDirect.gov to sign up online or call Go Direct at 800-333-1795. You'll need your SSN, as well as the account and routing number. 

How to set up direct deposit on the U.S. Bank Mobile App

If you'd like a prefilled direct deposit form, follow the steps below. To obtain a blank direct deposit form see the steps above for online banking.   

  1. Select the account you'd like to have your funds deposited into.
  2. You'll see two toggle options (Overview or Manage) at the top of the screen and select Manage.
  3. Scroll down and select Set up direct deposit, then select Set up now.
  4. You can scroll through the available options, or type in the name of your employer near the hour glass. Enter the username and password, then Confirm.
  5. If you're having issues, you'll see two links that allow you to set up direct deposit manually.
    • Payroll checks: Use the link that says Download a prefilled PDF and give the completed form to your payroll department and let them know you'd like to have your payroll check deposited into this account. Your employer may require a voided check. You can either place an order for checks or contact your local branch for assistance. 
    • Social Security checks: Give the completed form to your local U.S. Bank branch or Social Security Administration office and let them know you'd like to have your Social Security deposited into this account. You can also visit GoDirect.gov to sign up online or call Go Direct at 800-333-1795. You'll need your SSN, as well as the account and routing number.