Some of the main advantages to receiving your payments using a debit card include:
- Convenient — Withdraw cash at Bank of America ATMs 24 hours a day fee free and make purchases
everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted. Out of network ATM’s other than Bank of America allow 6 free
withdraws per month
- Saves money and time — Setup direct transfer of UI payments fee free allowing easy and quick access to
your personal checking or savings accounts
- Tracks spending — Free account information and customer service 24 hours a day
- Reliable — Receive your payments timely
In addition, you will have the option of having your Ul benefits transferred into your personal bank account, similar to
direct deposit. Bank of America will include instructions for choosing this option when you receive the Ul debit card
Report any address change immediately to the Division of Unemployment Insurance ONLY.
When you receive the card , for security purposes, be sure to immediately sign your name on the back of the card
in ink. You cannot use the card until it has been activated. To activate your card and create a PIN, you must call
Bank of America at 1-855-847-2029; TTY 866-656-5913. PLEASE ensure
you dial CAREFULLY! Choose a PIN that only you would know . Never share
your PIN or your card with anyone. You will be held legally responsible for all activity connected to the card.
Important: DO NOT THROW AWAY OR DESTROY your debit card if you stop filing for UI benefits as it is valid
for a three (3) year period.