Click on Activate Your Card at WUNetSpendPrepaid.com, and input the requested information, or call the telephone number provided at that link to activate a Western Union NetSpend Prepaid MasterCard. Register an online account at the site to monitor card activity, according to Western Union.
The prepaid card allows customers to send and receive Western Union money transfers from home, explains Western Union. Customers can apply direct deposit and government benefit payments, such as Social Security, directly to the card to receive these payments up to two days earlier. They can use the prepaid card to make purchases at any retailer that accepts debit MasterCard as well as withdraw cash from participating ATMs. There are no late fees, interest payments or minimum balance requirements.