How To Activate a New Debit Card Barclays

How To Activate a New Debit Card Barclays

What is Debit Card Barclays?

A debit card lets you spend the money that’s available in your account. It helps you stay in control because your account balance is updated almost instantly with every payment you make. A credit card lets you borrow money to spend, up to an agreed limit, and pay it back later.

How To Activate a New Debit Card Barclays

Activate in app. If you’ve got the Barclaycard app or you’re a Barclays customer and have the Barclays app, you can use either to activate your card and manage your account. Simply log in, tap ‘Barclaycard’ and activate your card – you’ll need your new Barclaycard to hand.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I activate my new Barclays debit card online?

If you’re already logged in to online servicing, just go to ‘Activate your new Barclaycard’ and follow the simple steps. While you’re setting things up, you’ll be able to add additional card holders, view your new PIN, make a balance transfer and personalise your account settings.

How do I set up a new Barclays debit card?

You don’t need to activate your new debit card when you receive it – it’ll be ready to use straightaway. If you want to make a contactless payment, you’ll need to do a chip-and-PIN transaction first. The new card we send you will have a different number.

How do I withdraw money from Barclays without a card?

To take out cash using your Android smartphone, you need to register with our app and turn on its Contactless2 feature. You also need to add your debit card within the app – you can do this in the ‘Contactless cash’ section. Once you’re set up, visit one of our eligible cash machines and tap your phone onto its reader.

Do I need to activate my replacement Barclays debit card?

We’ll let you know if you need to activate your new card before you use it when we send it to you, otherwise you can use it as soon as you receive it. Once your new card is active, we advise you to destroy your old one.

Do I need to register my new Barclays debit card?

As soon as you receive your Barclays Visa debit card you’re automatically registered for Verified by Visa. We’ll occasionally ask you for some extra security information to verify your purchases when you checkout online, to protect your card against unauthorised use.

Can I use my Barclays debit card straight away?

Yes, you can use it as soon as it arrives. If you’re using a new Barclays debit card, you’ll have to verify it by making a chip and PIN transaction before you can make a contactless one.

How long will my Barclays debit card take to arrive?

If the details are correct click on ‘Confirm new card order’. And you’re done. Your new card is on its way and will be with you within five working days or sooner if you choose faster delivery. Replacing a damaged card made easy with Barclays Online Banking

How much can you withdraw from Barclays debit card?

You can withdraw up to the standard limit of £300 a day in local currency with your Barclays debit card if you’re a Personal customer and have the funds in your account or an arranged overdraft. Premier customers can withdraw up to the standard limit of £1,000 a day and Business customers up to £750 a day.

Can I still withdraw money if my card is Cancelled?

This means that the cardholder will no longer be able to access the funds in the account or withdraw money from ATMs using the cancelled card.

Can I put money into my Barclays account without a card?

You’ll now need either your Barclays debit card or pre-printed paying-in slip to pay cash in at our branches. The table below explains what you’ll need to pay cash in. This applies to all of those with Personal, Premier and Wealth accounts with us, and those who don’t bank with us.