How To Activate a New Halifax Debit Card

How To Activate a New Halifax Debit Card

What is 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. Contactless.

How To Activate a New Halifax Debit Card

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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.

How can I activate my debit card without going to the bank?

You need to login to the respective bank’s internet banking portal. Once you log in, go to the section marked as ‘Debit Card’. There will be instructions on how to generate an ATM PIN for your Debit Card. Generate an ATM PIN by following those instructions and your Debit Card will be activated online.

How do I use my Halifax 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.

Where is the sort code on a Halifax debit card?

On a credit card, your account number is included as part of the long credit card number. On a debit card, it’s shown as a separate number. These aren’t a feature of credit cards, but you’ll see sort codes on debit cards, sitting alongside the account number.

What type of debit card does Halifax use?

When you open a bank account with Halifax you will receive a contactless VISA debit card.

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.

How old do you have to be to get a Halifax debit card?

Halifax current accounts and services are offered subject to status. Available only to personal customers aged 18 or over. Whether you can have an arranged overdraft and the amount will depend upon your personal circumstances at the time you apply for one. Any arranged overdraft we agree is repayable on demand.

How much can I withdraw from Halifax?

You can withdraw up to £800 a day from a cash machine. The daily maximum cash withdrawal over the branch counter is £2,500, unless you have pre-ordered a higher amount. If you wish to withdraw more than £2,500 in cash, you will need to give your branch advance notice.

How much cash can you 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.