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How do I set up direct deposit for my Social Security check?

Direct deposit is the easy, worry-free way to have electronic deposits sent directly into your U.S. Bank checking or savings account. It's secure, convenient, and reliable. 
There are three ways to get the process started:

  • Go to godirect.gov to sign up online.
  • Call Go Direct at 800-333-1795.
  • Visit your local U.S. Bank branch or Social Security Administration office. 

You'll need to have your Social Security number and U.S. Bank checking/savings account and routing number available.

If you would like to print a direct deposit form from the mobile app follow these steps:

U.S. Bank Mobile App steps:

For the best mobile banking experience, we recommend logging in or downloading the U.S. Bank Mobile App.

1. Once you have selected the desired account, you will tap the three dots on the right side of the page. 
2. Then you will select Get direct deposit doc.
3. On the following page, tap the Show direct deposit PDF followed by the Sign the form. 

Some employers require a paper check. If you don’t have one, just stop by your nearest U.S. Bank branch.
*To find the branch closest to you, just open the Menu, tap Help and select Branch and ATM locator. You can start your search on the next page.