The Student
Debit Card that Revolves Around U.

College is tough. Banking services should be easy and rewarding. Firstcard is a Mastercard debit card that earns you up to 15% cashback at campus businesses, every time you shop.
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Firstcard is a financial technology company, not a bank.
Banking services provided by Lewis & Clark Bank; Member FDIC

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Rewards

Shop local, save local

Earn cashback at our discount network on and around campus. Boost local businesses and your bank account.
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Rewards
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Save more on the stuff you love.

Wouldn’t it be nice to save up to 15% every time you order that burrito or banh mi? That's 5X the usual 1-3% cashback rate offered by other card providers. Firstcard gives you instant cash back when you shop our network of 150+ local businesses. Every. Single. Time.
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Discounts

Automatic student discounts.

Don’t worry about digging up promo codes or student IDs. With Firstcard, all your discounts are applied automatically. Just show up, shop and save—easy as that!
Minimal Fees

Fees are a thing of the past.

Firstcard is not your parents’ debit card.
That means:
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No overdraft fees
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No sign-up fees
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No minimum account balance
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No annual fees

A whole banking appin your pocket.

With us, you can do your banking right on your phone. From easy online signup to mobile and text transactions, Firstcard’s open for business 24/7.

Firstcard is a financial technology company, not a bank. Banking services provided by Lewis & Clark Bank; Member FDIC

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Security

Seriously secure.

It’s a wild world out there. Firstcard keeps things safe and secure.

First time banking?
No problem!

We made Firstcard to be the perfect first-time student debit card. It only takes about 10 minutes to sign up, there's no charge to join, and the whole thing happens online.

If anything comes up, ever, we’ve got customer service on standby (humans, not bots).
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Comparison

How we compare.

other student cards
Your Debit Card
Cashback
Minimum Balance
Serious About Security
FDIC Insured
Easy Sign Up Process
Designed for Students
No Overdraft Fees
firstcard debit card
Cashback
Up to 15%*
Minimum Balance
$0
Serious About Security
FDIC Insured
**
Easy Sign Up Process
Designed for Students
No Overdraft Fees
*at select merchants
**FDIC insured up to $250,000 per depositor through Lewis and Clark Bank, member FDIC
Chase card
Chase
Total Checking Debit Card
Cashback
0%
Minimum Balance
$1,500
Serious About Security
FDIC Insured
Easy Sign Up Process
Designed for Students
No Overdraft Fees
$34 - $102
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Bank of America
Unlimited Cash Rewards Credit Card
Cashback
1.5%
Minimum Balance
N/A
Serious About Security
FDIC Insured
Easy Sign Up Process
Designed for Students
No Overdraft Fees
Testimonials

Happy students.

“The sign-up process was way easier than I thought and I felt supported by their team the entire time.”
Jamal

Jamal

Stanford
“Firstcard gives me up to 15% cashback at my fave spots (Fengcha FTW 🤟) AND helps me build better financial habits early on, it’s a win-win!”
Luci

Luci

Berkeley
“Before, I never really had time to visit my bank in-person, but now with the Firstcard app, I can do everything while walking to and from class.”
Lynn

Lynn

Stanford
“Firstcard is convenient, secure, and helps ease my parents’ worries about my financial habits.”
Andrew

Andrew

Berkeley
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