How do I activate my debit card?

We make it easy to activate your new debit card. Follow the steps below to activate your debit card in online banking or our mobile app, or contact us at 800-236-3838 to activate it via our automated phone system.

You also can activate your card by making a deposit or withdrawal at any U.S. Bank ATM. For your security, your card's personal identification number (PIN) arrives separately from the physical debit card. 

Online banking

  1. Select Customer Service from the top menu bar and then select Self Service.
  2. Select Activate Debit/ATM Card under the Debit Card & ATM Card section.
  3. Input the card information, then click Submit.

U.S. Bank Mobile App 

  1. From the main menu select Manage cards.
  2. Select the card requiring activation.
  3. Select Activate Card.
  4. Input the required card information, then select Activate.
  5. Select Return to Card Management if you need to activate another card.