How To Activate a New Commonwealth Bank Card

How To Activate a New Commonwealth Bank Card

What is Commonwealth Bank?

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia, or CommBank, is an Australian multinational bank with businesses across New Zealand, Asia, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

How To Activate a New Commonwealth Bank Card

CommBank app. Log on to the CommBank app. Tap Cards. Choose Debit Mastercard. Tap Activate then set a PIN.
NetBank. Click on the ‘Activate in NetBank’ button below. Log on to NetBank. Enter the last 4 digits from your new card. Set a PIN.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I activate my new card?

Look for a sticker on your credit card that contains instructions on how to activate your card. There will be an option for activating your card over the phone by dialing a toll-free number and following instructions from an automated voice operator.

How do I activate my new credit card?

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.

What is the number to activate First Commonwealth debit card?

You can activate your new card at any time after receiving it by calling 1.866. 392.9952 and following the instructions, including choosing your new personal identification number (PIN). This is the same phone number you will call to reset your PIN going forward. See the FAQs on page 15 for more details.

What happens if new card is not activated?

You usually have 45-60 days to activate a new credit card before your credit card issuer sends you a message or cancels your account. Not activating may affect your credit score because your credit utilization ratio or credit mix may be impacted if your card issuer closes the account.

What are the 3 ways to 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 activate my bank card on my phone?

If you’re already registered for online banking, activate your card using your mobile banking app. If you have an iPhone or Android you can activate your card using your smartphone camera to scan and enter the card details.

How do I know if my card is activated?

Call customer service: You can call the phone number on the back of your credit card to reach customer service. You’ll be able to check the status of your card and, if it is deactivated, you can ask about reactivation. Make a purchase: Another way to check if a card is active is to try and use it to make a purchase.

How much time required to activate ATM card?

The bank’s policies: Different banks have different policies on how long it takes to activate an ATM debit card. Some banks may activate the card immediately, while others may take a few days. The type of card: Some types of ATM debit cards, such as prepaid cards, may take longer to activate than other types of cards.