Advice and answers from the BitPay Team

There are two ways to load funds on your BitPay Prepaid Visa® card:

Bitcoin – This is the quickest and easiest way to load dollars onto your card account – and it's free. Just login to your cardholder account, select the bitcoin load option, and pay from any bitcoin wallet to add dollars to your card balance instantly.

Direct Deposit – Ask your employer to send your funds directly to your BitPay Prepaid Visa® automatically each pay period. Just share the routing number, deposit account number associated with your card and the amount that you wish to be deposited. Your direct deposit information will be mailed to you with your card and will be available at

For US Residents: The BitPay Visa Prepaid Card is issued by Metropolitan Commercial Bank, member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa, U.S.A. Inc. “Metropolitan” and “Metropolitan Commercial Bank” are registered trademarks of Metropolitan Commercial Bank © 2014. Use of the Card is subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable Cardholder Agreement and fee schedule, if any.

For Non-US Residents: The BitPay Visa® Prepaid Card is issued by Wave Crest Holdings Limited pursuant to a license from Visa® Europe. Visa® is a registered trademark of Visa Incorporated. Wave Crest Holdings Limited is a licensed electronic money institution by the Financial Services Commission, Gibraltar.

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