How To Activate a New PNC Debit Card

How To Activate a New PNC Debit Card

What is PNC Debit Card?

Your PNC Visa® Debit Card offers contactless technology, Zero Liability Fraud Protection, and the ability to earn cash rewards with Purchase Payback®. Add your card to the mobile wallet of your choice for even more convenience. PNC is working to make banking easier and more rewarding for you.

How To Activate a New PNC Debit Card

  1. Log in to the PNC Mobile App.
  2. Tap the menu icon (three lines), and then tap Cards.
  3. Tap Activate This Card.
  4. Tap Begin Activation.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to activate a prepaid PNC card?

On the PNC Sign-In screen, click “Activate your Service” on the right side of the page in red.

How can I unlock my PNC debit card online?

Don’t panic! Locking and unlocking your PNC Debit or Credit Card is as easy as 1-2-3.

  1. Open the PNC Mobile app or sign on to PNC Online Banking.
  2. Select your personal or business debit or credit card.
  3. Click the lock or unlock button. It’s that simple.

What number do I call to activate my PNC card?

By phone: Call (800) 558-8472 or the number you see on the sticker attached to the front of the card. Verify your personal information (e.g. Social Security number, card number, or phone number associated with your application) to activate your card.

What is my PNC debit card PIN?

If you’ve forgotten your PIN for your debit card:

Stop by any PNC Branch to select a new PIN for your card. Call us using the phone number found on the back of your card to have a new random PIN generated.

Why is my PNC card being declined?

Your card may be declined for a number of reasons: the card has expired; you’re over your credit limit; the card issuer sees suspicious activity that could be a sign of fraud; or a hotel, rental car company, or other business placed a block (or hold) on your card for its estimated total of your bill.

How long does it take to receive my PNC debit card?

within seven days

Report a Lost, Stolen or Damaged Debit Card

Another option is calling PNC Customer Care at 1-888-762-2265 and following the voice prompts. Continue to monitor your account activity and contact PNC immediately if you notice unauthorized transactions. You can expect to receive your new card by mail within seven days.

Can I use Zelle with PNC?

From the PNC Mobile App, you can scan a Zelle® QR Code, easily find a friend, family member, or eligible business—and quickly send them money. Getting started is easy. The next time you need to pay someone, just ask for their Zelle® QR Code. Requesting money is easy—just share your Zelle® QR Code.

Do I need to activate my new PNC debit card?

Your PNC Debit Card will need to be activated when you receive it. You must call the number listed in your Welcome letter to activate your Debit Card and change your PIN.

Can you get a PNC debit card same day?

Two-thirds of PNC Bank branches can print new chip cards instantly for new checking accounts or to replace lost, stolen or damaged cards. The instant card issuance (ICI) printers are in about two-thirds of PNC branches currently, and will be in 85 percent of them by year-end.

Can I use my PNC debit card internationally?

ATM and Card Transactions

International ATM Withdrawal Fee $5.00 Per withdrawal at non-PNC ATMs in all other countries. In addition, you may also be charged a fee by the ATM operator. International ATM Balance Inquiry Fee $5.00 Per balance inquiry at non-PNC ATMs in all other countries.