Direct Express offers a prepaid debit card that can be obtained by going to the company's website or by calling 800-333-1795. This card is only available to those who receive Veterans Affairs compensation, federal retirement benefits or a United States Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) annuity.
People receiving one of the benefits listed above are strongly encouraged by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to obtain one of these cards. The Direct Express card makes it easy to track spending and eliminates the need to wait for a check to arrive. Benefits are automatically loaded on the card, and this MasterCard can be used wherever debit cards can be.