How To Activate a New Card HSBC
What is Card HSBC?
An international debit card with high transaction limits. Bank and shop with your HSBC debit card! Cashless transactions directly from your savings account. Get rewarded for every debit card transaction that you do.
How To Activate a New Card HSBC
- Head to the HSBC website and sign into online banking.
- Go to ‘Manage’
- Select ‘Activate card’
- Choose the card you want to activate.
- Confirm, and your card will be ready to use.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I activate my HSBC Visa debit card?
Via HSBC Online Banking by selecting “Activate debit card” under debit card services on the “My Banking” tab.
How do I activate my new 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 activate my HSBC credit card at an ATM?
All Chip cards are sent in a deactivated state and need to be activated. If a card has been sent to you in a deactivated state, the same will be indicated by a sticker on the card sent to you. You may activate the card in any of the following ways: Use your ATM PIN to activate the card on an HSBC ATM.
How long does it take to activate HSBC card?
As soon as you receive your new credit card, sign the back and activate your card in under 60 seconds by calling our automated line, available 24/7.
How long do you have to activate a debit card HSBC?
Debit cards delivered after 30 November 2022 are ready to be used, so you won’t need to activate them. Just use chip and pin once – then you can go contactless.
Can I activate my card online?
To activate your new credit card you’ll need the credit card number and your date of birth. You can either activate your card via online banking, mobile banking, phoning the card provider directly or in person at the nearest branch of your bank.
Do debit cards activate immediately?
If you use online banking, you can activate your debit card immediately after it arrives. Simply log in, go to Customer service, then Self service and find the option for debit card activation. If you don’t use mobile or online banking, wait for your PIN to arrive separately.
How will I know my debit card is activated?
I advice you to call the debit card company. A representative can check the activation status of your card and help you activate an inactive card. In addition, many banks allow you to activate your debit card at an ATM if you know your PIN. Insert the card into the ATM, enter the PIN, and the card should be activated.
Why is my HSBC card being declined?
If you don’t see this, and the payment is declined, it’s likely to be because the retailer hasn’t yet updated their systems. If the online retailer hasn’t asked for payment confirmation and it has been declined, please contact them directly to ask for other ways they can accept your payment.
Can I use my HSBC card before it arrives?
While you wait for it to arrive, you can still use the existing card. If your card is nearing expiry, a replacement card is automatically issued.