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Payroll Card

Using the Payroll Card is like receiving a paper check. It's just plastic and reusable! Just keep your Payroll Card safe and secure, as you would your paper check, and each payday your wages are loaded to it.

The Commonwealth of Kentucky currently holds a contract with U.S. Bank, in order to offer an alternative to utilizing a personal bank account for direct deposit purposes. This is the U.S. Bank Focus Card, a prepaid Visa ® debit card.

Cardholders have access to thousands of Visa member banks and U.S. Bank, Money Pass and AllPoint ATM locations offering surcharge free and instant access to their pay. (See  Location Listing or Coverage Map)

Before selecting the Payroll Card to receive your pay, click here to access the Pre-Acquisition Disclosure, the Fee Schedule, and the Pre-Enrollment Disclosure to understand features that may incur a charge (as required by 12 CFR Part 1005 Regulation E).

Additional Resources:

U.S. Bank Focus - Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Information on Alerts/Notifications

Interested in enrolling with a Payroll Card?

Complete the Enrollment and Update Form and submit it to your agency HR office for processing.

NOTE: Be advised that you may switch to direct deposit via personal bank account at any time. 

The Focus Card is issued by U.S. Bank National Association pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc.©  2021 U.S. Bank. Member FDIC.

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