Getting Started with Your Comdata Card via

So your employer uses Comdata to pay your wages. That means you have a Comdata card where your pay gets deposited each pay period. Pretty handy! This guide will walk you through everything you need to know to activate your card and access your funds.

What is Comdata?

Founded in 1969, Comdata is a payment processor focused on the transportation industry. They provide payroll card services to companies across sectors like trucking, healthcare, education, and more. The idea is to give employees an easy way to receive wages without carrying around piles of cash.

Activating Your Comdata Card at

You’ll receive an interim card from your employer with a 16-digit card number. Here’s how to activate it:

  1. Visit
  2. Enter your 16-digit Comdata card number and activation code provided by your employer.
  3. Enter your 9-digit Social Security Number when prompted.
  4. Click “Submit” and you’re all set!

Tip: Save the cardholder website in your bookmarks so it’s handy when you want to log in and check your balance.

Logging In and Setting Up Your Account

Once your card is activated, you can set up online account access on the Comdata portal. Here’s how to get that up and running:

  1. Visit and click “Register” underneath the login fields.
  2. Enter your card number and activation code.
  3. Follow the steps to create your user name and security questions.
  4. Set a password. Be sure to pick something secure that you’ll remember!

Now when you visit the portal and enter your login credentials, you’ll be able to:

  • Check your account balance
  • Review recent transactions
  • Set up alerts for when new funds come in
  • Locate ATMs to withdraw cash

And more! Pretty nifty stuff.

Getting Support

Dealing with payroll issues is no fun. If you ever have problems with your card, the Comdata support team is standing by to help:

Here’s hoping you never need to call them! But if something goes awry, contact Comdata right away so you can get the issue squared away and get paid.

We hope this guide gave you what you need to start using your Comdata payroll card. Remember to take advantage of the online account features that help you stay on top of your balance and transaction activity. Enjoy the convenience and simplicity of having quick access to your hard-earned wages!