How is UPside Better?
It’s easy to sign up! Just five minutes and a new UPside Visa Prepaid Card will be on its way to you shortly.
Tell us who you are
You must be a US resident to register for the card
I'm a parent and I want to sponsor my child for a card
I'm 18 or older and I want a card for myself
I'm a teen and I want a card for myself
I’m already an UPside parent or guardian
I have an enrollment code
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What fees are involved?
Do I need my parent or teen with me to sign up?
No activation fee, $2.99 monthly fee for the UPside Access Plan
Yearly fee for UPside Edge Plan is only $29.95. For more information, click
No. We’ll do the work for you!
Just fill out your information and we’ll contact your parent or teen by email
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What You Need Next:
Your parent/guardian’s address
Your parent/ guardian’s email
Your teen’s email
Terms & Conditions
The UPside Visa Prepaid Card is issued by MetaBank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc.
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We will not keep this email address for any other purpose.
Your child is going to College?
Keep your child away from debt with UPside all-in-one financial service.
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Free Direct Deposit
from your child’s part-time job or friends.
A Virtual check book
to write checks online. Works like a certified check, it will never bounce.
of all account activity including Visa transactions and checks. A unique feature from UPside designed right for college students.
You can also fund the account
from their checking or credit card, with
instant funding for emergencies.
UPside Edge Rewards
UPside Edge cardholders earn cash back on funds loaded to the card
Cardholders earn 1 point/dollar for any funds loaded by their parents, by depositing cash through the GreenDot network or receiving a direct deposit.
Load $2,000 and the cardholder can redeem a
$20 cash back
reward or Amazon.com gift certificate.
Load $2,900 and redeem points for the entire
$29.95 annual fee
Load $4500 and the cardholder can redeem a
$50 cash back
no limit on how much cash back you can earn
. For instance, load $5,800 and redeem $29.95 to your card twice!
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Points earned never expire.