How to Deposit Paper Money to Cash App [Easy Guide using Barcode]

If you are looking to deposit paper money on Cash App, you are on the right post. In this post, you will get the complete details on Cash App Paper Money feature and a step by step guide on how to deposit Paper Money on Cash App. Cash App Paper Money feature allows you to add physical cash using a barcode to load money at supporting retail stores like Walmart, Walgreens, Family Dollar, Dollar general etc.

Cash App is a popular payment app from Square Inc. that allows you to make daily purchases as well as send and receive money with ease.

One of the handy features in Cash App is the ability to load money at the supporting retail stores like Walgreens, Walmart, etc. Earlier, you could load money by handing over the cash with the Cash Card to cashier who would swipe the card for the required value.

But now, Cash App allows you to load physical cash even without your Cash App Card by using only your mobile and Cash App. The process is similar in many ways, but here you need to only show a barcode on your Cash App to the cashier who will scan the same and then hand over the cash you want to add along with the fees.

And great thing is fees is just 1 dollar per transaction for the physical cash deposit.

Now, if you don’t see this feature on your Cash App, first check if you are using the latest version of the app. If that does not help, it is best to contact Cash App support team to understand the issue, since the feature may not be yet be rolled out to all users.

The Cash App paper money deposit is subject to a deposit fee, which is charged by retail store and depends on the location.

How to Deposit Paper Money to Cash App? Open Cash App, tap on Bank icon at the bottom, scroll down and tap on “Paper Money” deposit to find supporting retail locations near you, walk in at a retail store, tap on “Show barcode” on your Cash App at the register which will be scanned by the cashier to load money. Hand over the cash along with the fees to complete the deposit.

Let’s see the step by step process to do this including the limits and all other details.

How to Deposit Paper Money to Cash App [Summary]

  1. Open Cash App on your Mobile
  2. Next tap on the bank icon (first tab on the bottom menu)
  3. Scroll down and select “Paper Money” from the list
  4. On next screen, find a retail location using the map, where you can deposit money
  5. Next drive or walk to the store identified above
  6. Go to the cash- counter inside the store and inform them that you would like to deposit Paper Money into Cash App
  7. Tap on “Show Barcode” by following steps 1-3 and show it to the cashier
  8. Cashier will scan the barcode
  9. You can now hand over the cash including the fees
  10. You will receive the money in your Cash App usually instantly (within 30 seconds)

Navigate to Paper Money Option on Cash App

  • Open Cash App on your Mobile
  • Next tap on the bank icon (first tab on the bottom menu)
  • Scroll down and select “Paper Money” from the list
Cash App Paper Money Deposit
Cash App Paper Money Deposit Steps

If you don’t see this feature, first check if you are using the latest version of the Cash app. If after confirming or updating the app, you don’t see the feature, you can get in touch with Cash App Support team. Since the feature is being rolled out to all users in stages, it may be a case where it is not rolled out in your region yet.

Find a retail location near you using the map inside Cash App

Once you complete above step, it will display a map with the retail locations near you which offer the Paper Money Deposit option (You should have permitted location access to Cash App to find locations near you)

This includes popular stores like Walmart, Walgreens, 7-Eleven, Family Dollar etc. You can tap on particular location to show further options like to get the Directions, Show Barcode and Copy address option.

Let’s talk about the barcode option. The option to “Show Barcode” is also displayed below the map. Don’t tap on the “Show barcode” option, as the barcode is valid only up to 30 minutes . You only need to show barcode to the cashier who will scan it once you are at the cash register, inside the store.

Walk-in a the store and go to the cash counter

Now, drive or walk in to the store you have identified in the above step.

  • Go to the Cash Register inside the Store
  • Inform the Cashier that you need to do “Paper Money” Deposit using barcode on your Cash App Account.
  • In case, the cashier is not aware of the barcode deposit or asks for your Cash App Card, you can show them the instructions insider Cash App by navigating to “Paper Money” deposit option and tap the “?” on your map

The Cashier may ask for your ID to verify before proceeding with the deposit. This depends on the policy followed by respective retail location.

Tap on “Show Barcode” option on Cash App to display barcode to be scanned by Cashier

Now navigate to the “Show Barcode” option inside Cash App (under Paper Money) and display it to the cashier to scan the same.

Note that barcode is valid only for 30 minutes and can only be used for one transaction.

Handover the cash you want to load along with the fees

The minimum cash deposit you can do is for $5 and maximum amount is $500 per transaction. There is a pretty reasonable fees of $1 per transaction for this deposit.

There is also an overall limit for Paper Money Deposit:

  • $1,000 per rolling 7 days
  • $4,000 per rolling 30 days

How to Get Cash App Barcode to Load Money

  1. Open Cash App on your Mobile
  2. Next tap on the Bank Icon on the bottom menu
  3. Scroll down and select “Paper Money” from the list
  4. You will be shown a map with the retail locations near you, where you can deposit Paper money along with the option “Show Barcode
  5. Walk to the retail location of your choice
  6. At the cash register, open cash App on your mobile and tap on “Show Barcode” Option by following steps 1-4 above
  7. Cashier will scan the barcode
  8. Hand over the amount you want to deposit along with the fees of $1 per transaction

Cash App Barcode to Load Money at Walgreens

Open Cash App on your mobile, tap on the Bank Icon on the bottom menu, select “Paper Money” from the list, you will be shown a map with the retail locations near you for loading money. Tap on Walgreen location of your choice on the map to get the “Show Barcode” Option along with the directions to the store.

Cash App Barcode to Load Money at Walmart

Open Cash App on your mobile, tap on the Bank Icon on the bottom menu, select “Paper Money” from the list. You will be shown a map with the retail locations near you for loading money. Tap on Walmart location of your choice on the map to get the “Show Barcode” Option along with the directions to the store.

Cash App Barcode to Load Money at Family Dollar

Open Cash App on your mobile, tap on the Bank Icon on the bottom menu, select “Paper Money” from the list. You will be shown a map with the retail locations near you for loading money. On the map, tap on the Family Dollar location of your choice to get the “Show Barcode” Option along with the directions to the store

Cash App Paper Money Deposit Locations

You can do Paper Money Deposits at the following merchants, supported by Cash App:

  • Walmart (Customer Service Desk/ Money Centers)
  • Walgreens
  • 7-Eleven
  • Family Dollar
  • Sheetz
  • KwikTrip
  • Speedway
  • H-E-B
  • GoMart
  • StopNGo
  • Dollar General

You can check the updated list on Cash App website.

Cash App Paper Money Deposit Limits

You can deposit up maximum of $500 per transaction, not more than $1,000 per rolling 7 days, and $4,000 per rolling 30 days, using Cash App Paper Money deposit feature.

Transactions must be a minimum of $5.

The 7-day and 30-day limits are based on a rolling time frame. If you run into a deposit limit, Cash App will send you a notification with more information.

How to Load Money on Cash App without Card

You can load money on Cash App without card at any supporting retail store using the Cash App “Paper Money” Deposit option where the cashier will load the money by scanning the barcode on your Cash App.

Cash App Paper Money Deposit not Showing Up

Cash App Paper Money deposit feature was introduced around September 2021 and was rolled out in stages to customers.

Some customers may yet not have access to this feature that others do not.

If you don’t see this feature, it is best to check first if you are using the latest version of the Cash app. Even if after updating the app, if you don’t see the feature, you can get in touch with Cash App Support team.

Wrap Up

Cash App Paper Money Deposit Feature is welcome feature to add money to your Cash App account, at minimal fees and using only your mobile. Hope you find the post helpful and share it with those who would like to use this feature.

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2 thoughts on “How to Deposit Paper Money to Cash App [Easy Guide using Barcode]”

  1. I have Uninstalled and reinstalled the cash app it is showing that I do not have an update to install either yet I am still not offered the option to deposit paper money on to my account to what is going on?

    Reply
    • The feature is still not rolled out to all users, may be a case where it is not available in your region yet.
      You can check with Cash App support team to confirm.

      Reply

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