How do I activate my credit card?

We make it easy to activate your card. 

If you are not logged into your U.S Bank account, please refer to the number or website listed on the front of your card once received.

If you are logged into your account use the online or mobile options below.

Online banking steps:

To get started, log into online banking and follow these steps:

  1. Select Customer Service from the top menu bar and then select Self Service.
  2. Select Activate a Card under the Credit/Charge Account section.
  3. Enter the card information and follow the prompts to complete the activation.

U.S. Bank Mobile App steps:

For the best mobile banking experience, we recommend logging in or downloading the U.S. Bank mobile app.

  1. From the main menu select Manage cards.
  2. Select the card requiring activation.
  3. Select Activate Card. If you have multiple cards awaiting activation, choose the one you'd like to activate and select Continue.
  4. Provide your card information and last four digits of your SSN, then select Activate.