How To Activate a Halifax Debit Card

How To Activate a Halifax Debit Card

What is a Halifax Debit Card?

A safe and convenient alternative to carrying cash. Accepted worldwide wherever you see the VISA sign. Make contactless payments with your debit card or even using Apple Pay or Google Pay up to the value of £100. Buy things online in just a few clicks with Visa Click to Pay.

How To Activate a Halifax Debit Card

Open our secure online form. Enter the credit card number, your date of birth and the credit card expiry date and then select Activate. All done – your card is now activated and ready to use.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you activate a new debit card?

No matter where you bank, the process is similar. You can call the automated number on the card to activate it and set up your PIN number. Or, you can activate the card through your bank, by using it at an ATM, or by making a purchase anywhere Visa is accepted.

How do I find my activation code for Halifax?

You’ll need an Digital Banking activation code when you register, re-register or open an account with us. We’ll send you your code by text message within a few minutes if you have a UK mobile number.

Can I use Halifax debit card abroad?

Our debit and credit cards are accepted worldwide. At over 26 million locations. For day to day spending and access to your cash. With the same security and convenience that you get in the UK.

Do I need to activate my new Halifax debit card?

If you report your card as lost or stolen, or request a replacement card or a replacement PIN, you should receive your card or PIN within 5 working days. If your card is due to expire, we will issue you a new one before your old card expires. There is no need to activate the card.

What is the phone number for Halifax activation card?

Just select one of the following options:

  1. Sign into Online Banking and use our replacement cards and PINs service by selecting it from Your account tools.
  2. Use our App and select the account action button (the 3 dotted icon) for your chosen account.
  3. Call us on 0345 944 4555 (Mon-Sun, 8am – 8pm).

What is the limit on a Halifax debit card?

With a Halifax debit card you can withdraw up to £500 a day at an ATM, or more in-branch. Get cashback at most UK supermarket check-outs – up to £50 with a Halifax debit card. Easy payments. Set up one-off and regular payments from your Halifax bank account.

Can I use my Halifax card on my phone?

Apple Pay is a useful way to pay with your Halifax debit or credit card. It lets you make everyday payments with your mobile device, wherever you see the contactless or Apple Pay symbols. Safe – Security is our priority.

How do I use my Halifax bank card on my phone?

Mobile Banking app guide

  1. Sign in to our app and select Manage card on the bottom right. Then select Google Pay.
  2. Find the debit card you want to add. Then select Add to Google Pay.
  3. Confirm your debit card details and accept the terms and conditions.
  4. All done, you have added your card to Google Pay.

How much cash can I deposit Halifax?

Paying in cash using a paying-in slip

As paying-in slips are personalised, you must present your own slip with your cash. The maximum amount of cash you can pay in as a single deposit using your paying-in slip is £1,000. Paying-in slips can be ordered at a Halifax branch or over the telephone.

Where can I deposit cash into my Halifax account?

You can pay cash and cheques into your account over Post Office® counters.