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Maryland Unemployment Benefits Debit Card Fee
Disclosure and Other Important Disclosures

In order to provide benefit payments in a secure and quick manner, the State of Maryland issues unemployment insurance benefit payments with the Maryland Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefits Debit Card. If you wish to receive your benefit payments by having a paper check mailed to your address instead, please call:

  • 410-949-0022 (outside of Maryland or within the Baltimore-metro calling area);
  • Otherwise, call 1-800-827-4839 to request this option.

This Visa® debit card is issued through Bank of America. There is no activation fee or purchase fee to use the Bank of America Visa® debit card.

Disclosure - You do not have to receive your payments on this benefits card. Ask the benefits office about other ways to receive your benefits.

Divulgación - No tiene que recibir sus pagos en esta tarjeta de beneficios. Consulte con la oficina de beneficios otras maneras de recibir sus beneficios.