You just got a new POSB/DBS Debit or Credit card and are excited to use it but don’t know how to activate POSB/DBS Debit/Credit card?
In this article, we will share the easiest and fastest way to activate your new card.
No need to get dizzy, just read to the end. Activate your card now and start enjoying all the benefits available.
Before we get into the steps to activate the new card, there is some important information you need to know:
- Additional Cards: If you have an additional card, remember that the additional card needs to be activated separately from the main card.
- Change Card PIN: After activating your card, you can also change the card PIN immediately through digibank.
- Business card: If you have an Advance Business Card, you need to submit the form to the address firstname.lastname@example.org to activate it.
Now, let’s get into the steps to activate your new card.
How to Activate a New Card (Credit/Debit)
You can activate your new card quickly using several methods provided by DBS/POSB.
Here are the ways to do it:
1. Through Digibank Mobile
This Digibank Mobile, you can imagine your digital wallet that is always in your smartphone.
So, it is an application from DBS/POSB that you can download and use in your phone.
In this application, you can do various things related to your finances.
For example, you can view your account balance, check the latest transactions, pay bills, and most importantly, you can activate your new card easily through this application.
- Log in to the Digibank Mobile application using Touch ID, Face IDor User ID and PIN number Your Digibank.
- After logging in, tap on the tab More (Other).
- Under the section Manage Cards & Loans (Manage Cards & Loans), tap on Activate Cards (Activate Card).
- Then, tap on Activate Credit Card (Activate Credit Card).
- Select the card you want to activate.
- Review your request and tap Activate Card (Activate Card) to complete your card activation request.
The process is very simple and requires only a few steps. After that, you will be able to use your card immediately.
2. Through Digibank Online
Want to know how to activate a DBS/POSB debit/credit card using Digibank online? You’re welcome, follow these steps:
- Log in to digibank online with your User ID & PIN Number.
- After that, you have to complete the verification process.
- Once inside, look for the section Cards (Card) and click Activate Credit or Cards Activate Debit/ATM Cards.
- You will see a list of the cards you have. Select the card you want to activate. Be sure to read and accept Terms and conditions given, then click Next.
- Look at your information again, then click Submit.
That’s it! In a few simple steps, you have successfully activated your DBS/POSB card using Digibank online.
3. Through ATM
Want to know how to activate a DBS/POSB debit/credit card through an ATM? It’s easy, just follow these steps:
- Enter New Card You are in an ATM machine.
- Enter New Card PIN Number You. This is important to verify your identity.
- After that, you choose More Services (Additional Services).
- In the menu More Servicesselect Cards/PIN/iBanking/Phonebanking.
- Then, choose Activate Card (Activate Card).
- If you apply for the card online, use the PIN Number you created during the online application.
- If your card is a replacement or replacement card that is damaged, use the same PIN Number as the previous card or the PIN you created during the online application.
- If you receive a PIN letter by post, you can go to any POSB/DBS ATM in Singapore with the card and PIN sent to activate the card.
- If you don’t receive a PIN letter or forget your PIN, don’t worry! You can activate the card and reset the PIN immediately through digibank.
4. Through VTM
Want to know how to activate a DBS/POSB debit/credit card through a Video Teller Machine (VTM)? It’s easy, just follow these steps:
- Enter your National Identity Card (NRIC), new Credit/Debit/ATM Card, or scan Passport and complete the verification process.
- In the “Card Services” menu, select Activate the Card.
- Enter New Credit/Debit/ATM Card You are in the VTM machine.
- Enter New Card PIN Number You. This is to confirm that you are the real owner of the card.
- Then, you have to give NRIC Number, Nationality, and Date of Birth You.
- Push Button Valid to complete the activation process.
With these simple steps, you can activate your DBS/POSB card quickly using the Video Teller Machine (VTM).
5. SMS Banking
Want to know how to activate a DBS/POSB debit/credit card via SMS Banking? It’s easy, just follow these steps:
Send an SMS with the following sentence to the number 77767:
- Type Activate (Enable)
The last 4 digits of the Card.
- Example: Activate 1234
If you use a phone number registered abroad, just use it digibank online or digibank mobile application to activate the card.
In this easy and fast way, you can activate your DBS/POSB card easily through SMS Banking.
So, you already know how to activate your POSB/DBS debit/credit card easily, right? No need to think long.
Sometimes, things like this can make us dizzy, but actually, it’s just fun.
So, if you just got a new card, don’t wait too long. Activate the card now, then you can use it for shopping, paying bills, or any activity you like.
Remember, the card activation process is important to ensure that the card is safe to use.
So, don’t forget to follow the steps that we have shared earlier.
If you have any additional questions or problems in the card activation process, don’t be shy to ask DBS/POSB. They will help you well.