People who are waiting to receive their stimulus payment are accidentally throwing away the stimulus debit cards because the plain envelope it comes in looks like junk mail.
Please be aware the stimulus debit card arrives in a plain white envelope with the return address of “Money Network Cardholder Services.”
When you receive the envelope, you may think it is junk mail or another credit card offer and are ready to shred it or throw it out. Do not be fooled. It is your stimulus payment loaded on a debit card.
On the IRS Website, the only place that mentions debit cards is in their Q & A section, which is down the page at question #45.
Here is the information you will find on the IRS website
Q45. Will IRS be sending prepaid debit cards? (added May 20, 2020)
A45: Some payments may be sent on a prepaid debit card known as The Economic Impact Payment Card. The Economic Impact Payment Card is sponsored by the Treasury Department’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service, managed by Money Network Financial, LLC and issued by Treasury’s financial agent, MetaBank®, N.A.
If you receive an Economic Impact Payment Card, it will arrive in a plain envelope from “Money Network Cardholder Services.” The Visa name will appear on the front of the Card; the back of the Card has the name of the issuing bank, MetaBank®, N.A. Information included with the Card will explain that the card is your Economic Impact Payment Card. Please go to EIPcard.com for more information.
This EIP Card looks like the picture above. You have to open the plain white envelope that has no reference to the U.S. Department of Treasury or IRS on it to see the card.
For more information visit the IRS website.