How do I open a prepaid account?

You can sign up online in seconds or you can call us at 866-925-2036 to sign up by phone.

What do I need to apply for a card?

To apply for an AccountNow Prepaid Visa card, you will need to provide your name, phone number, email address, Social Security number, and mailing address. To receive your welcome package and prepaid card, you must enter a physical U.S. address. Cards cannot be sent to post office (P.O.) boxes.

How much does it cost to sign up?

It's free to sign up and receive your AccountNow Gold Visa Prepaid Card. Once you load your card your Monthly Fee will begin. See our pricing & fees for more details.

How much does it cost to activate a prepaid account?

There is no account set up or activation fee for the AccountNow Gold Visa Prepaid Card. Once you load your AccountNow Gold Visa Prepaid Card, your Monthly fee will begin. See our pricing & fees for more details.

Can I open an account if I am on ChexSystems?

Yes. AccountNow does not do a ChexSystems verification when opening new accounts.

Do I have to maintain a minimum balance on my prepaid account?

No minimal balance is required for an AccountNow prepaid account.

Does AccountNow provide monthly account statements?

Yes, we provide monthly online statements free of charge. You can also sign up to receive monthly paper statements sent to your home for a small fee by logging into your prepaid account. See our pricing & fees for more details.

How old do I need to be to get a card?

The minimum age to apply for a prepaid account is 18 years old.

How long does it take to receive a card?

Your card will be delivered in 5-7 business days after you sign up. If you need a replacement card, you may request to have your replacement card expedited for a fee and it will be delivered in 3 business days. See our pricing & fees for more details.

How do I know that AccountNow is a real company?

AccountNow has been an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau since February 2006. Read a full online report of AccountNow from the Better Business Bureau.

Is this a credit card?

No, the only money that will be available to you is money you add to your prepaid card account.

Who can I call with questions?

We can be reached Monday through Saturday from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) and Sunday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. (PST). The number to call is 866-925-2036.








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