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DasherDirect pays.

For everyone who dashes, there’s a new way to get paid.

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Three ways DasherDirect pays


Instant no-fee direct deposits

Get paid right after every dash, automatically with no deposit fees.


Cash back rewards

Get 2% cash back on gas everywhere - any station, anytime.


Access to earnings

Manage your money with a prepaid debit account and mobile banking app, powered by Payfare.

"There’s no fee for direct deposits, and with the DasherDirect program I have total control... the gas savings are huge, and I plan to use the card for my daily expenses."

Roland P, Dasher

Cash after every dash

With DasherDirect, your earnings are deposited to a prepaid debit card after every dash. No deposit fees, no waiting — just your earnings, right in your wallet.

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Rewards come standard

As a DasherDirect cardholder, you always get 2% cash back when you get gas.

Money on your terms

With the DasherDirect app, you can check your balance, transfer money, and find no-fee ATMs — without worrying about overdraft fees or minimum balance requirements.

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Apply for DasherDirect in
your Dasher app

Tap 'Earnings,' then 'Learn More'

Existing Dasher? Access the 'Earnings' tab in the app (Android | iOS)

Frequently Asked Questions

Once you’ve activated your DasherDirect card, your Dasher earnings will automatically be added to your DasherDirect card so you are paid after every dash. Payouts typically arrive in your DasherDirect Prepaid Account within minutes. Tips are also automatically added to your DasherDirect card within 24 hours after a customer adds a tip, which may occur up to 30 days after a dash is completed.

You can get 2% cash back on gas purchases with a DasherDirect account. Visit the Earnings tab in your Dasher app to apply for DasherDirect, no credit check required.

Cash back rewards become available for redemption as qualifying purchases settle and you can track your rewards in the DasherDirect app. Rewards categories and amounts are subject to change without notice. See the Payfare Program Terms for further details.

With DasherDirect you can bank with confidence. You’ll get a secure, full-featured card and mobile banking app. You can withdraw cash for free, with access to over 20,000 no-fee ATMS all over the country. Find nearby no-fee ATM locations in the DasherDirect app. With DasherDirect you can also pay bills, send funds, and add other direct deposits or cash onto your card. Limits and fees may apply - see the DasherDirect cardholder agreement for further details.

The DasherDirect card is offered by Stride Bank, member FDIC, and you can access over 20,000 no-fee ATMs throughout the country via the AllPoint network.

As a Dasher, you run your own business, so Visa's Business platform is set up for contractors like you. You can use your DasherDirect card anywhere Visa is accepted.

You’ll need to provide basic personal information including your name, date of birth, home address, social security number, and a copy of your driver’s license.

Most applicants are approved right away! If follow up information is required to complete your application, you’ll get an email with instructions. It may take up to 3 business days to review and respond to your application.

Yes, you’ll need the DasherDirect App, powered by Payfare. You can find it in the App Store or the Play Store.

While it may take 10 days for your physical card to arrive in the mail, you’ll have immediate access to a virtual card number as soon as you set up your details in the DasherDirect app. You can use the details from the virtual card, available in the DasherDirect app, for making online purchases and completing bank transfers until the physical card arrives.

Your virtual card is a temporary card for use until your physical card arrives in the mail. The virtual card will allow you to access your Dasher earnings automatically each day and make online purchases, pay bills, and complete money transfers until your physical card arrives.  Once you activate your physical card, your virtual card will close automatically. 

The virtual card and physical card will have the same number, but the expiration date and security code (CVV) will be different.

No, you will be issued a DasherDirect Virtual Card that can be used while you wait for your physical card to arrive. You can change your payout method to DasherDirect in the earnings section of the DoorDash app. Once you start receiving your DoorDash earnings in your DasherDirect Prepaid Account, use your Virtual Card for online purchases, bill payments, transfers to other bank accounts and more. 

You can find your DasherDirect balance in the DasherDirect app, powered by Payfare.

No. Once your new card arrives and you activate your DasherDirect account, you'll automatically receive payouts after every dash, at no fee, to your DasherDirect account, and you'll no longer be able to cash out daily with Fast Pay. To switch back to weekly direct deposits (with the option of withdrawing funds daily with FastPay for a $1.99 fee), tap the Bank icon on the Earnings screen, and select the "Switch Payout Account" button.

From the DasherDirect app menu, click “Manage Card” and mark your card as lost. Once you complete the steps to order a new card, you’ll have temporary access to a new virtual card, which you can use to make online purchases, transfer money, receive direct deposits, and pay bills, while you wait for your new physical card to arrive. 

If you do not see DasherDirect in your Dasher app, you may need to download the latest version of the Dasher app.

The DasherDirect Business Prepaid Visa Card is issued by Stride Bank, N.A., member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc.

Subject to eligibility; use of the card is governed by the DasherDirect Cardholder Agreement and Payfare Program Terms, found here. Payouts from deliveries initiated after each dash; funds are typically available within an hour pending any delays. Reward categories and amounts subject to change without notice. No-fee ATM locations available in DasherDirect app.