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Add the ESSA Debit Mastercard® to your ESSA Checking Account1 and enjoy greater:


  • Mastercard® ID Theft Protection2: Protect your personal information, Detect potential fraud early, See suspicious activity and take action immediately, and Repair problems quickly with help from Mastercard® experts.
  • $0 liability for unauthorized purchases3: Applies to purchases made in the store, over the telephone, online, or via a mobile device and ATM transactions.
  • ESSA's Monitoring for Debit Card Fraud: We watch for potentially fraudulent activity and send a text notification to validate transactions.


  • Contactless Pay: Contactless checkout is ideal when speed and convenience are essential. No need to fumble with cash or getting back change! Use it at millions of merchants that have contactless card readers.
  • Manage your finances: When you use your ESSA Debit Mastercard® funds are deducted directly from your checking account. You have an electronic record of every transaction, which can be a real time-saver and makes keeping track of what you spend a snap.
  • Accepted almost everywhere: Your card will be accepted at millions of merchant locations worldwide1, including restaurants, hotels, and online retailers. You can even use your card to automatically pay monthly bills.


  • 24/7 Access: If you need cash, use an ATM1 anytime, anywhere!
  • Support Services: For lost or stolen cards simply call 800.472.3272 for fast, friendly service.
  • Digital Wallet: Your ESSA Debit Mastercard® is compatible with Google Pay® and Samsung Pay.®


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To get more information about the ESSA Debit Mastercard®, contact us online, visit your local branch, or call 855-713-8001.

1. Additional fees may apply.
2. These are summary descriptions only. Certain terms, conditions and exclusions apply. To learn more about Zero Liability, visit Contact your issuing financial institution for complete coverage terms and conditions or call 1-800-MASTERCARD (1-800-627-8372) for assistance. Applicable to U.S. cardholders only.
3. Certain terms, conditions, and exclusions apply. Cardholders need to register for this service. This service is provided by Generali Global Assistance, Inc. Please see your guide to benefits for details or call 1-800-MASTERCARD.
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