Does Netspend Work with Venmo [Easy Guide]

Venmo is one of the most popular payment apps and Netspend is a leading provider of prepaid cards. If you are curious to know -Does Netspend work with Venmo, you are on the right post to get the complete details of how to use Netspend with Venmo and what are the steps and complexities involved.

Netspend is a prepaid debit card, which you can buy even at retail stores. Using a payment app like Venmo can make it quite convenient to use funds from your Netspend card.

But while Venmo allows you to link a normal debit card, associated with your bank account, does it work for a Netspend card?

Well, first of all, Venmo does support adding a prepaid card of major payment networks (including Visa, Master Card) as a payment method in the Venmo app. And with this card linked in the Venmo app, you can cash out your Venmo funds as well as use it to make payments directly using Venmo.

So if your NetSpend Card is Visa or Master Card Branded, you can add it to Venmo.

You can also link the Netspend account as a bank account in Venmo, by entering the account number and routing number details. The associated bank with NetSpend may be The Bancorp or MetaBank, you can check this on the back of your card.

Does NetSpend Work With Venmo

Yes, you can use your NetSpend Card with Venmo by adding the card or associated account number as a payment method inside Venmo App. To do this, you need to add the card details in the Venmo app including card no., expiration date, etc.

How to Add NetSpend Card in Venmo [Using Card Details]

  • Open the Venmo app on your mobile.
  • Next tap on You Tab (single person icon) to open the menu
  • Next select “Settings” (gear icon) from the list
  • Next select “Payment Methods” (bank icon) from the list of options
  • Next Tap on “Add a Bank or Card”
  • Tap on “Card” to add the Net Spend Card
  • Input the Netspend card details like the card no, expiration date, Zip etc.

Once the NetSpend card is successfully added to your Venmo Account, it will show up under “Payment Methods” usually displayed as a Prepaid Card.

Finding Zip Code associated with NetSpend Card

The ZIP code will usually be the “billing ZIP code,” that is, the postal code for the address where you live or where you got the NetSpend Card mailed at. if you are not sure of this, you can reach out to NetSpend Support Team #1 (866) 387-7363.

How to Add NetSpend Account to Venmo [as Bank Account]

You can also try adding NetSpend account details to add a bank account to Venmo.

  • Open the Venmo app on your mobile.
  • Next tap on You Tab (single person icon) to open the menu
  • Next select “Settings” (gear icon) from the list
  • Next select “Payment Methods” (bank icon) from the list of options
  • Next Tap on “Add a Bank or Card”. Select “Bank”
  • Enter the Netspend routing number and account number details which are used to set up for direct deposit (Refer details below on how to get this information)

Finding the Routing Number and Account number associated with NetSpend Account

You can also add Net Spend Account using the routing number and account details, associated with your NetSpend card.

You can find the NetSpend routing number and account number in several ways.

If you have the NetSpend Card, call Net Spend support # 1-866-387-7363 and select the option for Other Services to get your Direct Deposit information. Your Direct Deposit sign-up instructions, including how to get the routing and account numbers are mailed along with NetSpend Card.

  • Log into your online account at NetSpend
  • Navigate the “Direct Deposit” from the main menu.
  • You’ll see the Netspend card account and routing numbers
  • This is the account information required to sign up for a direct deposit as well as to send and receive money

You can also find the account and routing number by logging into your NetSpend account and selecting the button to add or transfer money.

Can you instant transfer from Venmo to Netspend

NetSpend does not seem to support instant transfers from Venmo, unlike bank debit cards. Even if you add your NetSpend card to Venmo and make an instant transfer from Venmo to NetSpend card, the instant transfer may not work.

In general, Venmo does allow instant transfer of funds from Venmo to a linked debit card at 1.5% fees (subject to a minimum fee of $0.25 and a maximum fee of $15).

If an instant transfer does not work, the fees are refunded after some time and funds may be transferred by standard transfer which may take 1-3 business days.

By linking a bank account, you can only make standard transfers from Venmo to such linked bank account which is free but takes 1-3 business days to get the funds credited to your account.

If you face issues in linking or transferring funds to NetSpend, its best you reach out to the Venmo support team.

Wrap Up

So you can add your NetSpend card or account details into Venmo App and transfer funds between NetSpend and Venmo.

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