Start using your EIP Card
Your Economic Impact Payment Card (EIP Card) contains the money you are receiving under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, COVID-related Tax Relief Act of 2020 or the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The EIP Card is sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service as part of the US Debit Card Program. Now that you’ve received your Card, here’s how to activate and start using it.
Visit IRS.gov/EIP for more information on Economic Impact Payments.
Your EIP Card provides you with quick and easy access
You can use your EIP Card to make purchases where Visa® Debit is accepted — in stores, online or by phone.
Access your stimulus payment with confidence
Your purchases are covered by Visa’s Zero Liability Policy4 so you’ll have peace of mind wherever you shop.
Put your EIP Card to good use
The EIP Card makes it easy to access your money for things like groceries, dining out, shopping for home essentials, or paying bills3.
1 Card must be activated by primary cardholder.
2Certain fees may be associated with the use of some transactions or services. Please see your Cardholder Agreement for more information.
3 Not all billers accept cards for payments. Please check the biller’s website.
4 Visa's Zero Liability policy covers U.S.-issued cards only and does not apply to ATM transactions, PIN transactions not processed by Visa, or certain commercial card transactions. Cardholder must notify issuer promptly of any unauthorized use. Consult issuer for additional details or click here to learn more.