How to Change Direct Express Password

If you forget your Direct Express online password, we can help you reset your login credentials. In this post, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of how to change Direct Express password and regain access to your account.

If you have a new Direct Express Card and need help getting into your account, see below for instructions.

Also, if you are trying to get your Direct Express card balance, we have that information below:

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Direct Express Login Help

If you are a current Direct Express Account User and cannot log into your account, we are here to help.

The most common reason that users cannot log into their Direct Express account is that they have forgotten their password.

If you have forgotten your Direct Express, you will have to reset or recover your password before you can log into your account.

For help on how to reset your Direct Express password, follow our step-by-step Direct Express Password Reset Guide below.

How to Change Direct Express Password

To complete the reset the password for your Direct Express account, you can retrieve that information by following these steps:

Step 1 – Visit Direct Express Website

The first step to changing your Direct Express online account password is to visit the Direct Express website. Click here to be taken there.

Once there, you need to select your appropriate card number to be taken to the correct login page.

Step 2 – Select your Card Number

If your Card Number starts with 5332 48 or 5115 63, check the appropriate circle as shown below and follow the instructions.

Note that we have provided login instructions below for both. Scroll down to see the instructions for your specific card number.

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If your Card Number starts with 5332 48, you will be taken to a login page that looks like the one below.

To retrieve your password, you have to first confirm your User ID.

Enter your User ID as shown below, then click “Submit”.

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If you entered the correct User ID, you will be taken to a page where you will see the “Forgot Password?” link.

Click on the “Forgot Password?” link for further instructions on how to reset your password.

For Direct Express Card Numbers that start with 5115 63, check the appropriate box below, then click “PROCEED TO LOGIN” to continue.

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You will be taken to a page like the one below. Click on the “Forgot Your Password?” link as shown below.

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Next, you will be taken to a page like the one below where you will be asked to enter your “User ID” to reset your password, as shown below.

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Once you successfully reset your password, you will be able to login to your Direct Express debit card account.

How to Unlock Direct Express Account

If your Direct Express card is locked or frozen and you are unable to use the card, we can help you get it unlocked.

To unlock your Direct Express debit card, you will have to call customer service and speak to a live person.

Follow our detailed steps in our article – How to Unlock Direct Express Card, including tips on how to speak to a human at Direct Express.

How to Check Direct Express Card Balance

There are four ways you can check the balance on your Direct Express Debit Card:

Option 1 – Through the Mobile Application

First, you can check your Direct Express card balance through the mobile application. The mobile app is available for both iPhones and Android devices.

You can download the Direct Express app at the Apple Appstore or on Android’s Google Play store.

In addition to checking your balance, you can perform the following functions with the Direct Express Mobile Application:

  • View Card Summary
  • Transfer Money from your Card to a Bank Account
  • View Your Transaction History
  • Manage Direct Express Card Alerts
  • Temporarily Block Card to Prevent Fraudulent Use
  • File a Dispute with Direct Express
  • Request a New Card (if lost/stolen)

Option 2 – Online

You can also check your Direct Express card balance online. To log in to your Direct Express account, follow the instructions in our post – Direct Express Login Guide.

Option 3 – Call Customer Service

The third option to checking your card balance is to call the Direct Express card Customer Service Department. They’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

You can find their phone number on the back of your card or below:

Customer Service is available by calling the following numbers:

  • Customer Service: 1-888-741-1115
  • Hearing-impaired: 1-866-569-0447
  • International: 1-765-778-6290 (Collect)

Option 4 – Use an ATM

Lastly, you can check your balance on your card at any ATM that displays the MasterCard acceptance mark.

To locate a free Direct Express ATM, check out the Direct Express mobile app or visit the Direct Express website.

How to Change Direct Express Password Summary

We hope this post on How to Change Direct Express Password was helpful.

If you have further questions about Direct Express Card, Social Security, or Disability benefits, please let us know in the comments section below.

Be sure to check out our other articles on Direct Express and Social Security, including Why is Direct Express App and Website Down?, How to avoid Direct Express ATM FeesHow to get a replacement Direct Express Card, and Is there Amazon Prime Discount for Seniors or AARP?