What’s Cash App Card and How to Order, Activate & Add Money to It?

Jennifer Winget
5 min readMay 12, 2022


Cash App (a part of Square Cash) is a top-class way to transfer funds to family and friends. The Cash app users can acquire a Cash Card attached to their Cash App account balance and even withdraw money from any ATM. This App is available for both iPhone and Android users.

If you are searching about Cash App Card and its features, you will get answers to all your questions in this article.

Cash App launched its debit card in 2017, and it’s prevalent for those who do not want to use the phone for payment.

Cash App offers a reasonable and easy-to-use Cash Card to its dedicated users. The Cash App Card is a physical debit card that we can use to pay for goods, online shopping, grocery stores, Coffee shops, and withdraw cash at ATMs.

The Cash App Card has always connected to your Cash App account balance, and by using this, you can easily withdraw Cash app funds.

Cash App Card is only available for verified users, so you have to establish your identity with Cash App to achieve this.

What are cash app card designs, and can I re-design them?

Talking about Cash App card designs, you can choose and customize the cash app card from its Cash Card list. Just click on the Cash Card tab on your home screen and customize your Cash App Card.

It is easy to get a card according to your preferred design. Also, you can re-design your cash card to add customized colors, emojis, or signatures.

You can quickly re-design a Cash Card; you can do it with these simple steps:

Open the Cash App on your smartphone.

Go to the “Cash Card” tab thats on the bottom left.

Tap on Cash Card.

Click on Design New Card

Here you can change what you want.

Note: The cost to change the design of your cash card is $5, and also you can apply for a personalized metal card at a $50 price.

How to Get a Cash App Card?

Cash App Card is available in different styles. A black color card is free for everyone, and you would be $50 charged for a metal card.

Cash App Debit Card is very easy to get. You need to enter your Cash App and click on the “Cash Card” tab on your home screen.

To get a Cash Card, a user needs to verify his identity with Cash App. A user must be 18 years of age or above to apply for Cash Card on Cash App. But if the parents or guardians of the teens want, then teens also can get a Cash Card.

Here are the steps to order a Cash App Card:-

Open and log in to Cash App on your mobile phone.

Go to the “Cash Card” section.

Click “Get Free Cash Card.”

Select the color of the Cash Card and click on “Order Card.”

Cash App asks for your physical address, name, date of birth, the last four digits of your SSN (Social Security Number), driving license (as an ID), income, employment, and a user Selfie.

Enter all your details and order.

Cash App Card is also available for those under 18, and teens can use it after their parents’ approval. If Teens want to apply for a Cash Card, then follow the steps given below:

Log in to Cash App, and click on the Cash Card tab bottom left.

Press “Get Free Cash Card.

Choose a card color and personalize your card style.

Fill in your full name and date of birth.

Enter your parent or guardian’s information and click Send.

Once a teen sends a request, the Cash app will send a notification to the parent’s cash app account. The parent/guardian will be confirming the card approval request with their Cash App account.

The parent or guardian is the legal owner of the teen’s account and must have a verified cash app account and already have a Cash Card. When the parent accepts the request, the teen’s Cash Card will arrive within two weeks.

Here are the steps to accept the teen’s card request from parents/guardians:-

Open Cash App.

Click on the activity icon that’s on the top right.

You will see a request for approval.

Review the terms and conditions and click on Approve.

Once you have successfully ordered the Cash Card, it may take 1 or 2 weeks to receive it. It needs to be activated when you get it; follow the steps below.

How to Activate Cash App Card?

Once you have received your Cash Card, you need to activate the card through the App. Activate your Cash Card with the help of a QR Code (that’s on the card) or start by its CVV Number. It is straightforward to activate Cash Card; follow the steps below:

Steps to Activating Cash Card using QR Code:-

Tap on the Cash Card tab available on the home screen.

Click on the image of the Cash Card.

Press to “Activate your Card.”

Allow camera permission to Cash App.

Scan the QR Code on the Card and Activate it.

Steps to Activating Cash Card using CVV Number:

Signin to Cash App and click on the Cash Card tab.

Press on the image of the Cash Card.

Tap to Activate your Card.

Select to Use CVV Instead.

Provide the CVV Code and expiration date of your new Cash Card, and Activate it.

After the activation of the Cash Card, you can use Cash Card to buy bitcoin, pay for goods, Online shopping, Coffee shops, Grocery stores and withdraw cash from ATMs. Also, a user can add Cash Card to Apple Pay and Google Pay Wallet; the process read down:

How to add a Cash app card to Apple Pay?

Nowadays, Cash App and Apple Pay have emerged as the premium mobile payment apps in the United States. Luckily, Cash App allows iphone users to mix with Apple Pay.

A user can use the Cash Card as soon as they order it, and you can add it to Google Pay and Apple Pay wallet. Also, a user can use the card details for the online transaction.

Follow the below-mentioned steps for adding your Cash Card to Apple Pay:-

Go to the “Cash Card” tab on your Cash App home screen.

Tap the image of your Cash Card.

Select “Add to Apple Pay.”

Follow the steps.

If we check the Status: 36 million monthly users actively use Cash App, and more than 100 million people have downloaded it. About 7 million users are using Cash App Debit Card.