Set Up or Change Your Direct Deposit of Benefit Payment
Do you want to set up or change the direct deposit of your benefit payment? We are constantly expanding and improving our online services, including the ability to set up or change your direct deposit information. If you already receive Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits and you have a bank account, simply log in to or create your personal and secure mySocial Security account.
What is Direct Deposit?
Direct deposit is a simple, safe, and secure way to get benefits. If you need us to send your payment to a bank or credit union account, have all of the following information ready when you apply.
- Social Security number
- Bank routing transit number
- Account type (checking or savings)
- Account number
Deposit insurance is one of the significant benefits of having an account at an FDIC-insured bank—it’s how the FDIC protects your money in the unlikely event of a bank failure. The standard insurance amount is $250,000 per depositor, per insured bank, for each account ownership category. Bank deposit definition is - any funds credited to a depositor's account by a bank.
How to Set Up or Change Direct Deposit of Benefit Payment Online
- Log in to your account.
- Sign in and Select the blue Benefits & Payment Details link on the right side of the screen.
- Scroll down and select the Update Direct Deposit button, and choose if you are the owner or co-owner of the bank account.
- Enter your bank account information and select Next.
- Review and verify your banking information and select Submit then select Done.
- You can also decide when your change will take effect, by simply using the My Profile tab within mySocial Security.
Don't have a mySocial Security Account?
Creating a free mySocial Security account takes less than 10 minutes, lets you set up or change your direct deposit and gives you access to many other online services.
Additional information related to this service
As of March 1, 2013, you are required to receive your payments electronically. If you applied for benefits before that date and did not sign up for electronic payments at that time, we strongly urge you to do so now. For more information regarding switching to an electronic payment if you don’t have a bank account, visit Treasury’s Go Direct website or call the helpline at 1-800-333-1795.
Still have questions?
If you have questions or need help understanding how to set up or change direct deposit online, call our toll-free number at 1-800-772-1213 or visit your Social Security office. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call our toll-free TTY number, 1-800-325-0778, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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Get your personalized pre-filled direct deposit form
- Sign in to chase.com or the Chase Mobile® app
- Choose the checking account you want to receive your direct deposit
- Navigate to Account Services by scrolling up in the mobile app or in the drop down menu on chase.com
- Click or tap on Setup direct deposit form
- We've pre-filled your direct deposit form to save you time
- Download, print or email the form
Complete a direct deposit form yourself:
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- Download the form (PDF)
- Locate your 9-digit routing and account numbers - here's how to find them
- Fill in your other personal information
- Give the completed form to your employer
Common questions answered
What if I have U.S. government benefit income such as Social Security or military pay?expand
Go to fiscal.treasury.gov/GoDirect to enroll.
How do I set up direct deposit?expand
- Complete the direct deposit form.
- Deliver the form and a voided check to your company’s payroll department.
- If you’re eligible, your employer will deposit your paycheck directly into your account.
- Confirm the deposit each pay cycle by signing in to Chase OnlineSM or checking your account statement.
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What information do I need to provide in order to set up direct deposit?expand
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- Your employer or depositor’s name and address
- Your Employee ID or account number with depositor
- Your account number
- Your routing/ABA number
How quickly does direct deposit take effect?expand
Direct deposit usually takes up to two pay cycles to kick in. However, it’s different for each employer. Please check directly with your employer for specific timing.