Get all the benefits of Key2Benefits®

State benefits on an easy to use prepaid debit Mastercard.®

When you sign up for state benefits and ask that they be paid on a prepaid debit card, KeyBank will send you a Key2Benefits debit Mastercard®. First, call the number on the back to activate the card. Then, you’ll be able to use your card information and PIN to access this website and the money on the card.

Sign on to get started

After your card is activated, sign on or enroll to securely check your balance, make changes, transfer money and more.

(You can also use this form to see your cardholder agreement Terms & Conditions and Privacy Notification without activating your card.)

Effective December 27, 2021, the State of Illinois will no longer issue unemployment benefits to KeyBank cards. If you have questions regarding your unemployment benefits payments disbursed on or after December 27, 2021 please contact your IDES program manager at 1-800-244-5631 for assistance.

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K2Benefits Sample Card


see how to activate your new Key2Benefits card.

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see where your Key2Benefits card is.

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use your Key2Benefits card at any KeyBank or Allpoint ATM.

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This card is issued by KeyBank N.A. in Cleveland, Ohio pursuant to license by Mastercard International, and all funds accessed by the card are held by KeyBank.
Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. Subject to the terms and conditions of the Cardholder Agreement. The balance on the card is FDIC-insured up to the maximum allowable limit. Use anywhere the debit Mastercard is accepted. Banking products and services are offered by KeyBank National Association. is a federally registered service mark of KeyCorp.