Direct deposit is a free electronic transfer service that sends your paychecks or benefit checks to your bank account. Once you set it is set up, the deposits are automated. The funds are added to your account without any action on your part. There are several benefits to switching to direct deposit.

More Secure. No lost or stolen checks. The funds are deposited directly into your bank account.
Faster pay. Sometimes payees get paid sooner. Deposits may arrive a day earlier, and are available for spending immediately. No need to deposit the check and wait for it to clear.
No mail or paper checks. It’s electronic so you don’t need to wait for the mail or go to the bank to make a deposit.

To sign up for direct deposit today, complete the form below and give it to your employer.

If you receive Social Security or other federal benefits, you may sign up online at or call 1(800) 333-1795, or you can download the form here.