How do I activate my Current Account debit card?

You’ll need your access code to activate your debit card. This can be found in the Triodos Mobile Banking App or Internet Banking.

If you have the Mobile App, start by logging in and then go to 'More, then 'Cards' and select the debit card you wish to activate, then select ‘Activate your card’ and follow the on-screen instructions.

Don't have the Mobile App? Download via the App Store and on Google Play to manage your money on the go, easily and securely. To download the app, you'll need a compatible smartphone or tablet - running Android™ 5.0 (KitKat®) or higher, or Apple iOS 11 or higher.

Alternatively, you can log in to Internet Banking, then select the quick link under ‘Self service’ and ‘Card management’ which will take you to old Internet Banking to view your access code.

Once you have your access code, send a text message to 57887 with the following message: 'TRIODOS PINACT', followed by your access code, followed by the last four digits of your card number - you need a space between sets of numbers. For example: TRIODOS PINACT 123456 1234.

You'll be sent your card PIN via text message within a couple of minutes - don't forget to delete that text message after memorising your PIN.

You're ready to use your card - remember to sign the back.

Please note that some mobile providers do not process text messages to 5-digit numbers. If you text and do not receive a response from us, please call us as your request will not have been confirmed and processed.

If you need any help activating your account, please call our friendly Bristol-based Contact Team - they'll have your everyday banking working for people and planet in no time. You can find our Contact Team opening hours on our support page.

Need to set up your digipass too? Watch our how-to video.


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