Www.bankofamerica.com/eddcard: Activation of the Bank of America Edd Card

Www.bankofamerica.com/eddcard: Benefits of the Bank Of America Edd Card Activation Card:

  • No more waiting for cheques to come in the mail.
  • Use it everywhere.
  • VISA debit cards are accepted everywhere – in stores, online, and over the phone.
  • Get cash from ATMs, point-of-sale* terminals, and Visa banks and credit unions.
  • Pay your bills with your credit card.

* A point of sale is a store or establishment where a product or service can be purchased.

  • Bank of America Debit Card activated.
  • Your EDD Debit Card welcome packet contains the following items:
  • Debit card for EDD.
  • Instructions and details.
  • Wallet-size

Quick Reference Guide provides information on customer service and charge schedules. Debit Card Deposit Agreement with the California Employment Development Department Bank of America Privacy Policy

When you receive your card, read all of the information carefully to guarantee appropriate activation and usage of the card. We urge that you activate your card right away.

How can I transfer money into my checking or savings account?

You can transfer part or all of your benefits to your checking or savings account by completing a one-time or regular direct deposit transfer online at www.bankofamerica.com/eddcard or by calling customer service at 1.866.692.9374.

Please be aware that the Employment Development Department would never come you to collect personal bank account information. You must initiate any direct deposit transfer request with Bank of America.

How can I activate my EDD Debit Card?

To use a card with simply a magnetic stripe, follow these steps:

PIN-based purchases:

1. swipe your credit card.

2. Select “debit,” and then enter your PIN.

3. If you wish cash, select the amount, which will be added to your purchase.

4. Bring your credit card, cash, and receipt.

To obtain cash or check your balance at an ATM, follow these steps:

1. Insert your credit card and enter your PIN.

2. Select “checking” to withdraw money or “checking” and “balance inquiry” to check your balance.

3. Enter the amount to be withdrawn.

4. Bring your credit card, cash, and receipt.

Purchases requiring a signature:

1. Hand over or swipe your card.

2. Select “credit.”

3. Sign, then take your credit card and receipt.

To use a chip-enabled card (only new or replacement cards):

1. Insert your credit or debit card into the terminal.

2. Complete the transaction by following the prompts.

You may be prompted to enter your Identification Number (PIN) or authenticate the transaction.

If you want cashback from a merchant, select “debit” and enter your PIN; the amount entered will be added to your purchase if your balance is adequate.

Otherwise, you have the option of selecting credit.

3. When your transaction is complete, remove your card from the terminal.

If a terminal is not chip-enabled, you can swipe your card and follow the on-screen instructions.

To obtain cash from a Visa bank or credit union:

1. Request a “Visa Manual Cash Disbursement” from the teller.

2. Show your card and specify how much money you want from your available balance.

The teller will not charge you a fee for this service.

3. Bring your credit card, cash, and receipt.

How to Transfer Money:

You can transfer any or all of your benefits to your checking or savings account by performing a direct deposit transfer online at www.bankofamerica.com/eddcard or by calling live customer service at 1.866.692.9374. 



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