How To Activate a New DBS Card

How To Activate a New DBS Card

What is DBS Card?

DBS Card means any DBS Bank Card and/or POSB ATM Card, any debit, credit, charge card or any other card issued by us and linked to the Account, and through the use of which Electronic Services may be made available to you.

How To Activate a New DBS Card

  • Insert your New Credit/Debit/ATM Card.
  • Enter your New Card PIN*.
  • Select More Services.
  • Select Cards/PIN/iBanking/Phonebanking.
  • Select Activate Card.

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 ATM card?

Insert your debit card into the ATM. Enter the debit card number and the ATM pin. You will then be prompted to create a new ATM pin. Follow the instructions on the machine to enter your new ATM PIN, and your card will be activated.

How do I know if 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.

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.

Can I activate my new debit card online?

Go to the URL provided on the activation sticker on the front of your card, or sign in to your bank’s website. This may vary from bank to bank. Have your debit card ready as you may need information on the card to activate. Follow the prompts to finalize your card’s activation.

How do I activate my debit card via SMS?

Step 1: SMS ‘PIN 5678 ABCD’ to 567676. Step 2: Here, 5678 represents the last four digits of your debit card number and ABCD represents the last four digits of your bank account number linked to the debit card. Once the SMS is sent, you will receive an OTP number on your mobile.

Can I activate my debit card at any ATM?

In order to activate an ATM card from another bank’s ATM machine, customers must first make sure the machine supports interbank activation. Some banks may require the customer to enter their card information and confirm it with a PIN. This information is then sent to the customer’s bank for authorization.

Why is my DBS card declined?

Common reasons include card not activated, insufficient credit limit or incorrect card details being entered.

How do I generate my DBS ATM PIN?

Log in to the internet banking or mobile banking portals and go to the cards section. Select ‘Change PIN’ or ‘Reset PIN’ or ‘Instant PIN Generation’ any other relevant option to reset the PIN. Enter and reconfirm the 4-digit PIN of your choice and click on ‘submit’.