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Check Cashing

Stop by any MetaBank branch to have your check cashed. We cash most types of checks and no MetaBank account is required.

Look for MetaBank branches in Des Moines, Storm Lake, Urbandale and West Des Moines, Iowa, and in Brookings and Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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Check cashing allows you to choose cash or load your funds onto a MetaBlue™ Visa® Reloadable Prepaid Card that you can use everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted. Our prepaid cards are FDIC insured, and the card and money are protected by Visa Zero Liability1.

  • Payroll checks
  • Government checks
  • Tax refund checks
  • Cashier's checks
  • Money orders
  • Insurance settlements
  • Attorney checks
  • Two-party checks

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Exclusions and fees may apply. Subject to identification verification.

1Call VISA 911 and notify Customers Service of any unauthorized use. The Visa Zero Liability policy covers U.S. issued cards only and does not apply to ATM transactions, PIN transactions not processed by VISA, or certain commercial card transactions. You must notify Customer Service promptly of any unauthorized use. Consult Terms & Conditions for additional details or visit

Prepaid cards are issued by MetaBank®, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc.