You can activate your Account Now card by going to Account Now's website and choosing the Active Card option, explains Account Now. From there, fill in the requested information for card activation.
To activate your card, you need your account number and the three-digit security code located on the back of the card. Account Now cards allow you to direct deposit your pay check and tax refund, send money and pay bills online, and shop at any location that accepts Visa or MasterCard debit cards, says Account Now.
Account Now offers prepaid Visa and MasterCard debit cards that do not require a credit check.
AccountNow prepaid cards are issued by The Bancorp Bank or MetaBank, according to the official website. The financial institutions require a person's name, address, date of birth, Social Security number and other identifying information in order to open an account. AccountNow may also view copies of a driver's license and other documents to ascertain your identity, per U.S. law.