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There are three ways to load funds on your BitPay Prepaid Visa® card:

Cryptocurrency

This is the quickest and easiest way to load dollars onto your BitPay Card account. There are no card fees for loading your BitPay Card, but you will pay the standard miner fees and BitPay’s network cost fee when paying any BitPay invoice. Please see What fees will I pay to pay a BitPay invoice?

To add funds to your BitPay Card balance with cryptocurrency, login to your cardholder account, select the Add Funds option. You will be prompted to enter a dollar amount and then presented with a BitPay invoice. To pay the invoice, you need to use an up-to-date wallet that supports Payment Protocol.

Here is a video that walks you through loading the BitPay Card:

https://youtu.be/nljr2QckETs

Direct Deposit

To set up your direct deposit, you will need your BitPay Card account’s routing number and account number. ask your employer to send your funds directly to your BitPay Prepaid Visa® automatically each pay period. Just share the routing number, deposit account number associated with your card and the amount that you wish to be deposited.

Select the Direct Deposit option in your BitPay Card dashboard to get access to your bank account info for the card.

When you direct deposit your paycheck or government benefits to your Card, there is no charge.

ACH Credit

If you wish to load your BitPay Card via an ACH credit, you will need to provide your card’s account and routing numbers to the crediting service.

To get access to your bank account info for the card select the Direct Deposit option in your BitPay Card dashboard.

To initiate an ACH credit you can load your BitPay Card via cash at Western Union, Walmart, CVS Pharmacy, Rite Aid, Walgreens and other participating retailers.

Remember fees for cash loads varies by location and can be up to $4.95 per load and ACH debit includes a fee of $5. The maximum ACH transaction amount that can be pulled from the card at a single instance is $25,000 ($24,995 debit plus the $5 fee).

You can learn more about the fees and limits for the BitPay Card here: https://bitpay.com/card/resources/Fees.pdf.


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