Get paid instantly — after every ride

Tap 'Payment Info' in your Lyft Driver app to apply.

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Need money fast? You can now get paid instantly after every ride with the Lyft Direct debit card and bank account, powered by Payfare and issued by Stride Bank. It’s a new financial program designed to give you more economic security. Just your earnings right in your wallet — no transfer fees, no waiting periods.

A debit card designed for Lyft drivers


We’ll send your earnings straight to your card — instantly after every ride. No waiting to get paid, no transfer fees

Lyft Direct is powered by Payfare and issued by Stride Bank. All deposits to your account are FDIC insured, up to $250,000

Earn cash back

Earn Lyft Direct debit card cash back and Mastercard® Easy Savings rebates. Rewards and cash back subject to change. Terms and conditions apply. Learn more about when you’ll get cash back ›

2% on gas

Available at all gas stations, and 3% cash back at select locations

1% on groceries

Earn on everyday purchases at select grocery stores

4% on dining

For fueling up at select restaurants, like California Pizza Kitchen


No low-balance fees, and no maintenance fees

The average American spends $163/year* on annoying bank fees that come with most accounts. With a Lyft Direct account, you won’t spend a penny on bank fees.

Automatically save to reach your goals

Opt in to put a percentage of your earnings aside to build for your future. From paying off debt to rainy day funds, or even that business idea you’ve always wanted to start.

Access to 20,000+ no-fee ATMs

Less sweat over those “Cash Only” signs, and more flexibility with your Lyft earnings.

Save on car-related driving costs

Enjoy select discounts from our partners, such as Jiffy Lube, National Tire and Service Center, Pep Boys, and Tire Kingdom. Learn more ›


Meet our financial partners

To make sure your earnings are safe and secure, we’ve chosen trusted financial partners to power and issue your debit card: Stride Bank and Payfare.

We’re serious about security

Deposits are insured up to $250,000 by our bank partner, Stride bank, member FDIC, so you can rest easy your Lyft earnings are in good hands.

Help is always available

Need a hand? It’s super easy to get support through our financial partner Payfare — 24/7, right from your Lyft Direct app.


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Source: Feb. 2019 Checking Account Fee Survey

The Lyft Direct Mastercard® Debit Card is issued by Stride Bank, N.A. Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Mastercard International.

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