Activate an ANZ Card

The "Activate an ANZ Card" function allows you to activate the following card types:

  • ANZ Access Card
  • ANZ Access Visa Debit Card
  • ANZ Everyday Visa Debit Card
  • All ANZ Credit Cards.

Note: ANZ Internet Banking Card Activation does not activate ANZ Business One credit card and ANZ Corporate, Purchasing and Salary Packaging card.

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To activate your card(s):

  • Hover over "Apply For" in the top toolbar.
  • Select "Cards" or "Everyday/Savings Accounts".
  • Under "Apply now" select the "Activate an ANZ Card" link.
  • Follow the steps below.
Step 1 –  View overview page details
  • Read the information on this page to ensure you are ready to activate your card
  • Click "Continue".
Step 2 – Enter your card number
  • Enter your 15 or 16 digit card number
  • If you are a primary cardholder and you also wish to activate the cards of your additional cardholders, select "Activate any additional cards".
Step 3 – Activate your card(s)
  • Click "Submit"
  • If your card is new or is a replacement for a lost/stolen card, please select the checkbox to confirm your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions and click "Activate".

Need more help?

 

Use our FAQs to find out more about activating your ANZ Card.

Before activating my ANZ Card

If you're a Primary Cardholder on an ANZ Credit Card account, you'll firstly need to acknowledge that you've received, read and accepted the Letter of Offer and the ANZ Credit Card Conditions of Use before activation can be completed. And, by activating your ANZ Card, you accept any Terms and Conditions related to your ANZ Account.

If you're an Additional cardholder on an ANZ credit card account, you must ensure the Primary cardholder has activated their card before you can activate yours. However, if the card is simply a replacement, you can activate it straight away.

What happens now?

Once activated, your card must be signed and the sticker removed on the front before first use.

  • If you've applied for a Balance Transfer to your new ANZ Credit Card, it will be processed within 48 business hours.
  • If activating a new ANZ Card (including cards issued after reporting a card lost or stolen), a PIN mailer will arrive in up to 48 business hours.
  • If you've activated a replacement card, your existing PIN will remain unchanged.
  • You can change your PIN anytime at an ANZ ATM.
What if I have my ANZ credit card but haven't received my Letter of Offer and ANZ Credit Card Conditions of Use?

If you haven't received your Letter of Offer or ANZ Credit Card Conditions of Use, please call ANZ Cards on 13 22 73.

I am an additional cardholder on an ANZ credit card account. Can I activate all cards on the account?

No, only the Primary Cardholder can activate all cards on an account; this only applies to ANZ credit cards.

Can I activate my ANZ Business One credit card or ANZ Corporate, Purchasing or Salary Packaging card using ANZ's Activate an ANZ card?

ANZ Internet Banking Card Activation only allows the following products to be activated:

  • ANZ Access Card
  • ANZ Access Visa Debit Card
  • ANZ Everyday Visa Debit Card
  • All ANZ Credit Cards.

To activate your ANZ Business or ANZ Commercial Card, please use the instructions attached to the card.

ANZ's Activate an ANZ card didn't work for me, how else can I activate my card?

You can activate your ANZ Card using our Phone Banking services:

  • ANZ Personal Credit Card, Everyday Visa Debit Card and ANZ Business Visa Debit Card – 1800 652 033 (+61 3 8699 6996)
  • ANZ Access Card and ANZ Access Visa Debit Card – 1800 063 260.

Need more help?

For further assistance, please call the ANZ Internet Banking team on 13 33 50 (International callers: +61 3 9683 8833) 24 hours a day, seven days a week.